Movies and TV shows like Skins 2011

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Skins (2011)
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Skins (2011)
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: realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching, sexual, controversial, based on british tv series
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage sex, high school, friendship, teenage life, youth, troubled teen, coming of age, teenage sexuality, drugs/alcohol, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, underage drinking, friends, love and romance, looking for sex, social relations, profanity, eating disorder, sexual content, teenager, controversy, premarital sex, high school student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, baltimore

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Most similar movies to Skins

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films and TV series with plots about youth, teenage life, coming of age, friends, friendship, high school and teenager mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Skins: Sex Education (2019), Beaver Falls (2011), As If (2001), Some Girls (2012), Freaks and Geeks (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sex Education (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.
Style: humorous, sexy, light, dark humor, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama, teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage sex, first sex, gay teenager, teenage sexuality, best friends, gay, school, teenage life, couples, classmates, youth, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
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100%
 8.2
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Skins (2007)
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: captivating, cynical, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, looking for sex, youth, classmates, party, high school life, homosexual, high school, friendship, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
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29%
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Beaver Falls (2011)
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, sexy, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, summer camp, summer, bully, teenage life, friends, social relations, irresponsible, sexual activity, drugs/alcohol, picked on, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 777
As If (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Argentina
Duration: 25 min.
Story: As If is a British comedy-drama series broadcast on Channel 4. There were 76 episodes across four series, the first broadcast on January 22, 2001 and the last on July 31, 2004.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, teenage life, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, group of friends, gays and lesbians, multiple perspectives, friends, young adult, student, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.7
 1K
Some Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Some Girls is a British comedy series written by Bernadette Davis that airs on BBC Three. The show stars Adelayo Adedayo, Mandeep Dhillon, Alice Felgate, Natasha Jonas, Dolly Wells, Colin Salmon, Jassa Ahluwalia and Franz Drameh. It debuted on 6 ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage life, youth, social relations, coming of age, soccer, school life, friends, popularity, best friends, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage life, slacker, teacher, friendship, freak, social misfits, social relations, teenage love, nerd, brother sister relationship, high school student ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Mad Fat Diary (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl Rae, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months after attempting suicide, begins to reconnect with her best friend ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, fat girl, best friends, depression, physical appearance, social misfits, youth, teenage love, adolescence, loneliness, high school life, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, year 1996
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Girl Meets World (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The adventures of relatable and adventurous Riley Matthews, the tween daughter of Cory and Topanga Matthews, and her bold best friend Maya as they traverse the twists and turns of teenage years at Manhattan's John Quincy Adams Middle School ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, sentimental, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama, teen comedy
Plot: teenager, coming of age, school, family values, best friends, parents and children, supportive parent, teachers and students, youth, self discovery, family, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Undressed (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: MTV peek behind closed doors at the intricacies of modern relationships. Each episode features three different fictional stories and follows various characters to see what happened during their most intimate moments. No subject is too taboo.
Style: anthology, realistic, humorous, sexy, touching ...
Plot: sex, college life, high school, lifestyle, youth, teenage life, gender, love and romance, couples, teenager, masturbation, interracial romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
35%
White as Milk, Red as Blood (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Leo falls in love with Beatrice, a slightly older high-school student who has leukemia.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, love and romance, teenage life, youth, self discovery, high school, leukemia, high school life, coming of age, power relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Red Band Society (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Children and teenagers become friends in a hospital where they are all patients. Together they try to escape the sad reality to create their own world with their own codes , while the nursing staff do their best to bring them a little happiness ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, thought provoking, compassionate ...
Plot: teenage life, anorexia, hospital, friends, hopes, life is a bitch, doctor patient relationship, doctor, terminal illness, coming of age, friendship, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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34%
 6.3
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Picture Day (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A rebellious teenager forced to repeat her last year of high school is caught between adolescence and adulthood - and between two very different male admirers.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, melancholic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: rebelliousness, rebellion, self discovery, love triangle, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, drugs/alcohol, high school, sexual awakening, school, youth, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
33%
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Fresh Meat (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A group of six students about to embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far: university!
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, university, dormitory, teenage life, lifestyle, social awkwardness, adolescence vs adulthood, student, youth, social relations, young people, shyness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Amy and her friends at Grant High learn to define themselves while they navigate the perilous waters of contemporary adolescence. Between their love triangles, secrets, drama, accusations, gossip, confusion, and scandalous rumors, there's never ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, teenage pregnancy, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, youth, coming of age, friendship, suburbs, teenager, introspection, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Geography Club (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: At Goodkind High School, a group of students of varying sexual orientation form an after-school club a as a discrete way to share their feelings and experiences.
Style: witty, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: gay teenager, closeted homosexual, teenage sexuality, high school, friendship, coming of age, sexual orientation, gay, teenage life, social misfits, misfit, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Anyone But Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Anyone But Me is a live-action, web television drama that first aired in 2008. The show is in serial short-format webisodes, each lasting between six and fifteen minutes, following the lives of a group of teenagers in New York City and Westchester ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, teenage life, lifestyle, friends, youth, lesbian couple, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, gays and lesbians, long distance relationship, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Physical or Chemical (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Física o Química was a Spanish television series made by Antena 3. The first episode premiered on 4 February 2008. Before its televised broadcast, Física o Química was released on cell phones in Vodafone live! and on the official website of ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: gay teenager, youth, power relations, teachers and students, dedicated educator, teenage life, high school life, workplace situations, love, friendship, bullying, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
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Happyland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Having grown up in a world of manufactured happiness, Lucy, the cynical teenage daughter of a idealistic theme park princess mom, wants to get out and experience something real. When Ian, the new park owner's son, arrives and sweeps her off her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, parents and children, theme park, teenage love, workplace, dysfunctional family, workplace situations, love and romance, teenage life, youth, coming of age, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
I Just Want My Pants Back (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: I Just Want My Pants Back is an American comedy-drama that premiered with a special sneak peek on August 28, 2011 on MTV, with the series airing the new episodes beginning on February 2, 2012. The series is based on David J. Rosen's 2007 novel ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, twentysomething life, looking for sex, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, city life, urban, sexual content, lifestyle, youth, friendship, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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East Los High (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: East Los High is not your typical high school. Dance, sex, romance, and mystery are at the heart of this inner city school in East LA where two teenage cousins—Jessie, a 16-year-old virgin and Maya, a troubled runaway with a violent past —fall ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: dishonesty, urban, youth, friends, social relations, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, love and romance, high school, coming of age, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.0
 4K
Cougars Inc. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When Sam learns his mother cannot afford to send him to another school after he is kicked out, he and his friends start their own escort service for mature women to pay for his tuition.
Style: sincere, semi serious, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: escort service, teenage girl, friendship, housewife, boarding school, infidelity, youth, parents and children, teenage love, high school life, rebellion, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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I Didn't Do It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Ultra-competitive fraternal twins Lindy and Logan Watson, together with their four best friends, navigate their freshman year of high school. Each episode begins with a comedic "what just happened?" situation as Lindy and Logan each spin ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, twins, siblings relations, teenage life, best friends, youth, family relations, high school, coming of age, buddies, friends, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Life As We Know It (2004)
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, realistic, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenage life, masturbation, teachers and students, infidelity, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 631
My Generation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A documentary crew follows the stories of nine classmates during their high school years in Austin, Texas, and then revisits them ten years later to examine how far they have come.
Style: serious, sentimental, humorous, sincere, realistic
Plot: high school, social relations, friends, teenage life, hopes, youth, self fulfillment, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, adulthood, friendship, videotaping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Polseres vermelles (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Polseres vermelles and Pulseras Rojas in Spanish, is a Catalan television show. The first season aired on TV3 in 2011, with a second season planned for 2013. The show was created by Albert Espinosa and draws on his childhood experiences as a ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, serious ...
Plot: teenage life, fighting illness, overcoming, terminal illness, youth, friendship, everyday life, patient, doctors and patients, life changing experience, life is a bitch, optimism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Young Americans (2000)
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, fall in love, buddies, love and romance, coming of age, school, lifestyle, boarding school, cross dressing, youth, student life ...
Time: 90s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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State of Grace (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: State of Grace is an American comedy-drama series that ran for two seasons on the Fox Network's Fox Family channel during 2001 and 2002.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family, family relations, family life, youth, jewish family, teenager, child protagonist, jewish, friends, protective parent ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Breaker High (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Breaker High is a Canadian teen comedy-drama series that ran from 1997 to 1998, airing on YTV in Canada and on UPN in the United States.
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: ship, high school, cruise, love and romance, youth, high school life, childhood sweetheart, friendship, coming of age, teenage life, meaningful kiss, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%