Movies and TV shows like School

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School
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 26 min.
Style: depressing, atmospheric, brutal, gothic
Plot: school, underage smoking, teenager, teenage life, friendship, troubled youth, puberty, teenage sex, beating, controversy, family relations, social misfits, subculture, suicidal tendency, teenage love, brutality, blackmail, teenage pregnancy, defloration, female nudity, drugs, virginity, kiss
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Shame
Drama, Romance
Norway
30 min.
 8.8
Jane Eyre
Drama, Romance
UK, USA
230 min.
 8.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and touching films and TV series with plots about friendship, youth, teenager, teenage life, love and romance, coming of age and high school mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like School: Everybody Dies But Me (2008), Gossip Girl (2007), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), The Year My Voice Broke (1987), Shame (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Everybody Dies But Me
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: One Monday morning Katya, Vika and Zhanna learn that there will be a school disco, their first disco, on the coming Saturday night. The girls feverishly start preparing for the event, which rapidly becomes the most important moment ever in their ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, psychological, rough ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, realism, friendship, school, parents and children, high school life, teenage girl, boy girl relationship, social decay, underage drinking, girl fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Gossip Girl
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series, created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, originally ran on The CW for six seasons from September 19, ...
Style: realistic, talky, stylized, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage love, school, youth, friends, popularity, gossip and rumors, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lifestyle, friendship, wealth, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   41%
    User:   75%
 
Beverly Hills, 90210
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Beverly Hills, 90210 followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in the upscale, star-studded community of Beverly Hills, California and attending the fictitious West Beverly Hills High School and, subsequently, the fictitious California ...
Style: serious, romantic, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, high school, teenage love, teenage life, siblings relations, college life, youth, social relations, love and romance, first sex, up and down relationship, lifestyle ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa, campus, los angeles, california
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System:   30%
    User:   26%
 
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The Year My Voice Broke
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Coming-of age feature, set in a New South Wales country town in the 1960s, about a 15 year-old boy. It follows his loves and how he copes with life's problems such as death and departure.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, friendship, love triangle, best friends, teenager, loneliness, adolescence, male nudity, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: australia
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 8.8
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Shame
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of a young teenager group, born 1999, and a pupil on Hartvig Nissens upper secondary school in Oslo, and her friends and their life, troubles, scandals and every day life. Which of the members represented changes per season.
Style: sentimental, dramatic, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenager, friendship, friendship between girls, teenage protagonist, gay relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage sex, teenage sexuality, muslim, lgbt, teenage boy, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
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    User:   26%
 
 7.3
 5K
Flirting
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The year is 1965 and Danny Embling, is an awkward, underdeveloped teen suffering from occasional bouts of stuttering, attends an all-male boarding school in New South Wales, Australia. it has been some time since Danny has had any romantic ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, school, romance, love, friendship, adolescence, bullying, teenager, male nudity, sex, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1965
Place: australia, uganda, africa, kenya, paris france
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System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
Lost and Delirious
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lost and Delirious is the story of three adolescent girls' first love, their discovery of sexual passion, and their search for identities. Set in a posh, private boarding school surrounded by luxuriant, green forest, Lost and Delirious moves ...
Style: touching, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, lesbian, love, romance, friendship, school, sex, obsession, betrayal, poetry, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   28%
 
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A Walk to Remember
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenager, romance, opposites attract, love, true love, first love, terminal illness, high school, friendship, cancer, life changing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: north carolina
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System:   24%
    User:   27%
 
Blue Is the Warmest Color
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.
Style: sexual, realistic, sincere, serious, intense ...
Plot: coming of age, lesbian, teenager, love, romance, sexuality, french, adolescence, artist, sexual attraction, solitude, realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, kindergarten, europe
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System:   24%
    User:   21%
 
The Virgin Suicides
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, disturbing, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, innocence lost, dysfunctional family, suicide, virginity, obsession, depression, storytelling, death, youth, death in the family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: michigan, yale university
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System:   24%
    User:   21%
 
 7.5
 33K
Keith
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: bad ending, dramatic, realistic, sentimental, sad ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenager, terminal illness, teenagers, high school, romance, teen romance, cancer, opposites attract, adolescence, love, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   23%
 
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, friendship, adolescence, teacher, suicide, depression, mental illness, teenager, gay, loneliness, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   23%
 
Daydream Nation
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Forced to move to a boring backwater town, a teenager embarks on affairs with a teacher and a stoner classmate.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, dark humor, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, small town, coming of age, sex, rock, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, adolescence, teenager, coming-of-age, teenagers, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   19%
 
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Crazy/Beautiful
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, romance, culture clash, teenager, coming of age, father daughter relationship, school, young lovers, drugs/alcohol, cheerleading, teenagers, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   20%
 
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Bad Company
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Delphine is a sweet innocent young girl, her new best friend pulls her into a world where she falls in love with a local pretty boy. Working her hardest to make him love her drags her into prostitution.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, emotional, psychological
Plot: reggae, dealing with death, looking for love, romance, teenage love, nightclub, high school, wooing, small town, celebrity culture, high school life, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   25%
 
Degrassi: The Next Generation
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The life of a group of adolescents going through the trials and tribulations of teendom at Degrassi Community School.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, school, parents and children, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage love, suburbs, high school life, teenager, suburban life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   19%
 
Raising Victor Vargas
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film follows Victor, a Lower East Side teenager, as he deals with his eccentric family, including his strict grandmother, his bratty sister, and a younger brother who completely idolizes him. Along the way he tries to win the affections of Judy, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, harsh ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, friendship, love, siblings relations, adolescence, coming-of-age, relationships, teenage love, honest, family drama, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, dominican republic ...
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System:   22%
    User:   18%
 
The Good Humor Man
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A mischievous high school sophomore faces a conflict of conscience vs. character when his best friend becomes linked to the death of a youth from another clique in suburban Middle America circa '76.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage love, rock, coming of age, high school life, teenage life, suburbs, love and romance, youth, social relations, friends, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   22%
 
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Young & Beautiful
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Isabelle, a 17-year-old student, loses her virginity during a quick holiday romance. When she returns home, she begins a secret life as a prostitute for a year.
Style: sexual, erotic, serious, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, prostitution, virginity, male nudity, prostitute, voyeurism, money, holiday, strong sexual content, french, police investigation, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, tokyo, california, cote d'azur, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   26%
 
 6.9
 12K
Snow Angels
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Waitress Annie has separated from her suicidal alcoholic husband, Glenn. Glenn has become an evangelical Christian, but his erratic attempts at getting back into Annie's life have alarmed her. High school student Arthur works at Annie's ...
Style: serious, gloomy, melancholic, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, suicide, depression, adultery, relationships, couple relations, loneliness, workplace, parents and children, death, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   22%
    User:   20%
 
I Love You, I Love You Not
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: School student and her European-born grandmother share sad stories of their lives.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, bad ending, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: holocaust, coming of age, romance, school, jewish, friendship, young lovers, storytelling, coming-of-age, rebelliousness, college, jews ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   22%
    User:   19%
 
The Private School
Genre: Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
Story: in this TV series there is a school and in that school have been many secrets, students from this school find out that a teacher has gone missing so they start to look for him this then leads into a long journey which gets into a difficult situation ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: private school, secret, friendship, multiple storylines, adventure, fall in love, escapades, twists & turns, investigation, youth, rivalry, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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System:   22%
    User:   55%
 
 5.6
 13K
The Lifeguard
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A former valedictorian quits her reporter job in New York and returns to the place she last felt happy: her childhood home in Connecticut. She gets work as a lifeguard and starts a dangerous relationship with a troubled teenager.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, melancholic, depressing ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: teenager, romance, suicide, childhood, love affair, coming of age, midlife crisis, depression, small town, homecoming, adolescence, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   25%
 
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A Brilliant Young Mind
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, semi serious, dramatic ...
Plot: mathematics, autism, coming of age, teenager, disability, teacher, prodigy, mentor, genius, childhood, social misfits, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1996
Place: england, asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   22%
 
 6.2
 1K
Zebrahead
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Interracial love story set in Detroit.
Style: sincere, serious, intense, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, interracial romance, school, prejudice, americana, hip hop, teenager, unlikely friendships, pornography, violence, drinking ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   21%
    User:   20%
 
Cruel Intentions
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Slaking a thirst for dangerous games, Kathryn challenges her stepbrother, Sebastian, to deflower their headmaster's daughter before the summer ends. If he succeeds, the prize is the chance to bed Kathryn. But if he loses, Kathryn will claim his ...
Style: cynical, entertaining, romantic, dark humor, sexual ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: seduction, bet, manipulation, betrayal, obsession, sexual obsession, love, teenagers, seductive behavior, brother sister relationship, femme fatale, cynic ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   20%
    User:   23%
 
Normal Adolescent Behavior
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: High school student Wendy has an odd relationship with her five friends: They're openly sexual with each other, swapping partners every week. But this is all thrown into turmoil when she meets Sean, a new student in school who has a crush on ...
Style: sexual, serious, bleak, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: high school, drugs/alcohol, innocence lost, strong sexual content, teenage life, youth, teenage love, best friends, coming of age, high school life, basketball, lust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rhode island
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System:   20%
    User:   23%
 
 8.4
 17K
Jane Eyre
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: serious, romantic, talky, sexy, gothic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, adaptation, relationships, love, love affair, prejudice, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, rich and poor, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london, britain
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System:   20%
    User:   19%
 

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The Children's Hour
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A troublemaking student at a girl's school accuses two teachers of being lesbians.
Style: talky, touching, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: boarding school, school, lesbian, teacher, tragedy, homosexuality, friendship, prejudice, children, bullying, suicide, death ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: california
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System:   20%
    User:   20%
 
The Fault in Our Stars
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: touching, romantic, sincere, compassionate, serious ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, life philosophy, cancer, terminal illness, support group, hospital, relationships, teenage love, teenagers, book, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
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System:   20%
    User:   23%
 
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