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

Most similar movies to Skins

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films and TV series with plots about youth, teenage life, coming of age, friends, friendship, high school and teenager mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Skins: Beaver Falls (2011), Physical or Chemical (2008), The Inbetweeners (2008), Life As We Know It (2004), I Didn't Do It (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, semi serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, youth, homosexual, high school, high school life, drugs/alcohol, party, looking for sex, friendship, siblings relations, classmates ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
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100%
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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: humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, summer camp, summer, drugs/alcohol, buddies, coming of age, teenage life, youth, friends, social relations, friendship, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, teachers and students, dedicated educator, power relations, high school life, teenage life, workplace situations, love, bullying, friendship, high school, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Inbetweeners (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Welcome to a world of futile crushes, sibling brawls, getting drunk too quickly and casting constant aspersions about your friends' sexuality.
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, high school, looking for sex, teenage life, innocence lost, teenage boy, sexual humor, youth, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, bully, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teachers and students, teenage life, infidelity, masturbation, looking for sex, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
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50%
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
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, twins, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, best friends, high school, family relations, sitcom, teenager, buddies, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night, teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, parents and children, rock, high school life, teenage life, youth, family relations, introspection, siblings relations, family life, high school hunk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: witty, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, retro, teenage life, high school life, slacker, freak, geek, teacher, buddies, friendship, cult, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981, year 1980
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: teenage life, hospital, friendship, coming of age, doctors and patients, hospital room, eating disorder, doctor patient relationship, doctor, hospitalization, youth, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: teenage life, high school, friendship, soccer, best friends, youth, friends, coming of age, high school life, social relations, popularity, friendship between girls ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, touching, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, teenage life, high school, coming of age, youth, social relations, friends, innocence lost, friendship, sexual relations, love and romance, first sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, drugs/alcohol, rebelliousness, love triangle, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, rebellion, youth, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 900
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: semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, youth, gays and lesbians, parents and children, teenage life, gender, love and romance, couples, family relations, friends, lifestyle, long distance relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 9K
Terri (2011)
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, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, urination, underage drinking, coming of age, small town, social misfits, overweight child, high school friends, high school life, physical appearance, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, tragicomedy ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night
Plot: physical appearance, teenage life, depression, youth, teenage love, best friends, loneliness, social misfits, first love, high school life, group of friends, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, year 1996
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Awkward. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: An irreverent look at the conflict, chaos and humor that defines teenage life through the eyes of 15-year-old Jenna Hamilton whose life begins to change when a simple accident becomes an epic misunderstanding and is blown way out of proportion. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, ironic, not serious
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, loser, friends, classmates, self esteem, high school life, popularity, student, youth, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 1K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: theme park, coming of age, teenager, amusement park, love and romance, youth, workplace, parents and children, teenage love, dysfunctional family, workplace situations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, drugs/alcohol, youth, buddies, friends, friendship between boys, male friendship, smoking, coffin, group of friends, altar boy, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.9
 747
SLiDE (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The exploits of five 17-year-olds smashing their way into adulthood.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, best friends, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, youth, friends, teenage love, love and romance, virginity, geek, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: ship, high school, cruise, friendship, cruise ship, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, love and romance, youth, couples, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 629
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, realistic, humorous, sincere
Plot: high school, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, flashback, high school reunion, hometown, high school life, teenage life, hopes, youth, friends, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fat Kid Rules the World (2012)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, punk, odd couple, drugs/alcohol, social misfits, rock, coming of age, teenage life, misfit, youth, mentally unstable, music band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Less Than Kind (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Less Than Kind is a Canadian television comedy-drama series that stars Jesse Camacho as Sheldon Blecher, a teenager growing up in a loving but dysfunctional Jewish family in Winnipeg. The show's cast also includes Maury Chaykin and Wendel ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dysfunctional family, sitcom, comedy of errors, social misfits, coming of age, overweight, jewish, jewish family, nothing goes right, parents and children, family life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Polseres vermelles (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
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, humorous, serious, realistic, semi serious
Plot: teenage life, terminal illness, fighting illness, patient, friendship, overcoming, youth, everyday life, hopes, life is a bitch, friends, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.0
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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: captivating, semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: escort service, beating, teenage girl, infidelity, dominatrix, housewife, private school, friendship, boarding school, coming of age, drugs/alcohol, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: humorous, realistic, sentimental, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, sitcom, teenager, school, best friends, parents and children, supportive parent, family values, family, teachers and students, teenage life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
 13K
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, sitcom, university, drugs/alcohol, social relations, roommate, college, young adult, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, twentysomething life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: looking for sex, adolescence vs adulthood, young adult, sex, city life, urban, twentysomething life, friends, friendship, love and romance, youth, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Men, Women & Children (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, computers and web, teenage love, parents and children, overprotective parent, teenager, infidelity, coming of age, internet, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: self discovery, high school, teenage love, teenage life, coming of age, youth, mentally unstable, friendship, teachers and students, high school life, love and romance, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%