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, 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, eating disorder, 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 teenage life, youth, coming of age, friends, friendship, high school and teenager mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Skins: Sex Education (2019), My Mad Fat Diary (2013), Beaver Falls (2011), Some Girls (2012), The Ketchup Effect (2004). 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, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, party, looking for sex, youth, high school life, homosexual, high school, friendship, lifestyle, classmates ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
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40%
 8.3
 85K
Sex Education (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, 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, teens, teen comedy
Plot: teenage sex, first sex, gay, gay teenager, best friends, teenage life, school, couples, teenage sexuality, youth, classmates, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
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72%
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: fat girl, teenage life, best friends, physical appearance, depression, social misfits, youth, teenage love, adolescence, loneliness, high school life, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, year 1996
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 2K
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: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, summer camp, summer, social relations, virginity, friendship, humiliation, graduation, college graduate, teenage life, coming of age, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, friendship, soccer, teenage life, high school life, social relations, friends, coming of age, youth, best friends, popularity, female teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, high school, friendship, social relations, teenage life, sexual relations, first sex, party, reconciliation, society, dishonesty, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.6
 5K
Merli (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 58 min.
Story: TV series about a high school philosophy teacher, Merlí, who teaches in an original way, and about the students of his class, including his own son, and the relationship, friendship, love, and problems between the students of the class.
Style: semi serious, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: philosophy, teacher, high school, coming out, teenage love, homosexuality, coming of age, young, parents and children, colleague colleague relationship, teenage life, coworker ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, teenage life, love and romance, youth, high school, self discovery, leukemia, coming of age, friends, power relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, hopes, friends, life is a bitch, doctor patient relationship, doctor, terminal illness, coming of age, friendship, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, gay teenager, power relations, teachers and students, teenage life, workplace situations, dedicated educator, high school life, love, bullying, friendship, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 1K
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, humorous, touching, 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, high school life, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, parents and children, theme park, dysfunctional family, teenage love, workplace, love and romance, workplace situations, teenage life, youth, coming of age, family secrets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 916
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, youth, lifestyle, friends, lesbian couple, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, gays and lesbians, long distance relationship, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, emotional, serious, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, youth, teenage pregnancy, coming of age, friendship, suburbs, teenager, introspection, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, twins, siblings relations, youth, best friends, teenage life, family relations, high school, sitcom, coming of age, friends, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, freak, slacker, teacher, geek, cheerleader, retro, teenage life, friendship, marijuana, high school life, team ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 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: realistic, sentimental, serious, sincere, humorous
Plot: high school, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, teenage life, youth, adulthood, childhood sweetheart, high school life, lifestyle, social relations, friendship, self fulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, teachers and students, infidelity, adolescence vs adulthood, young lovers, looking for sex, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.5
 41K
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, not serious, ironic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, loser, high school life, youth, self esteem, friends, classmates, popularity, student, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, friendship, everyday life, youth, patient, optimism, doctors and patients, life changing experience, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: semi serious, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: escort service, teenage girl, friendship, housewife, boarding school, infidelity, parents and children, teenage love, youth, prostitute, family relations, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 1K
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, realistic, sincere, humorous
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: ship, cruise, high school, childhood sweetheart, battle of the sexes, friendship, couples, first sex, coming of age, high school life, friends, meaningful kiss ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.9
 14K
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, university, sitcom, lifestyle, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, student, social awkwardness, social relations, young people, sexual activity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: twentysomething life, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, city life, looking for sex, friendship, urban, lifestyle, youth, friends, young adult, sex
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 489
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: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dysfunctional family, sitcom, youth, family business, comedy of errors, misfit, society, disorder, instructor, family problems, family life, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.4
 52K
LOL (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, youth, best friends, love and romance, high school life, happy ending, friends, coming of age, parents and children, kiss, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
 756
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, jealousy, neighbor, virginity, friends, coming of age, party, friendship, geek, best friends, youth, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 1K
These Girls (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the humorously edgy play by Vivienne Laxdal, These Girls is the story of three teenage girls who, in turn, seduce and then attempt to share Keith, an older married man. It is a tale of innocence, jealousy and friendship told as a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town, high school life, lifestyle, gender, innocence lost, couples, small town life, love triangle, social relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 16K
Lizzie McGuire (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Lizzie McGuire is an American live-action teen sitcom, which features an animated version of the title character performing soliloquy. The animated sequences were interspersed with the show's live-action sequences. It premiered on the Disney ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teen comedy, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, sitcom, teenage life, youth, family relations, family, siblings relations, school, female protagonist, part animation, popular girl, grownups ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, cross dressing, student life, love and romance, teenage life, fall in love, youth, friends, school, teenage love, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%