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My Mad Fat Diary (2013)
 8.4
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My Mad Fat Diary (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
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 Chloe and her group, who are unaware of Rae's mental health and body image problems, believing she was in France for the past four months.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, serious, tragicomedy, sitcom, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: fat girl, teenage life, depression, youth, teenager, best friends, loneliness, teenage love, adolescence, social misfits, physical appearance, first love, unhappy, high school life, friendship, group of friends, human relationship, overweight, social relations, frustration, mentally unstable, diary, jealousy, teenage girl, mental institution ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: northern england, england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, touching and sentimental films and TV series with plots about teenager, teenage life, youth, high school, high school life, friendship and coming of age mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like My Mad Fat Diary: Skins (2007), My So-Called Life (1994), It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010), SLiDE (2011), Freaks and Geeks (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Skins (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, friends, sexual relations, youth, underage drinking, high school, high school life, friendship, party, homosexual, looking for sex, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
My So-Called Life (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The life of a 15 year-old high school student, whose angst-ridden journey through adolescence, friendship, parents, and life teaches her what it means to grow up.
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, emotional, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: high school, female protagonist, teenager, teenage daughter, first love, teenage girl, high school hunk, gay teenager, coming of age, friendship, teenage crush, adolescence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
Style: touching, sentimental, funny, humorous, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: mental illness, coming of age, depression, teenage love, teenage life, psychiatric ward, friendship, adolescence, anxiety, mental institution, teenage boy, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.7
 815
SLiDE (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of five 17-year-olds smashing their way into adulthood.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, teenager, friendship, teenage love, teenage life, best friends, youth, party, jealousy, high school, geek, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: feel good, touching, sexy, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: school, teenage life, high school, teenage love, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, youth, high school life, best friends, friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, new zealand, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: humorous, light, semi serious, captivating, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: nerd, friendship, social misfits, teenager, teenage life, weed, socially awkward, high school, social relations, cheerleader, teacher student relationship, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, year 1981, 90s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 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, sincere, realistic, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, friendship, first love, youth, adolescence, teenage love, high school life, shyness, suicide, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1991, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.5
 44K
Awkward. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: light, realistic, sitcom, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage life, popularity, teenage girl, youth, high school life, shyness, loser, self esteem, student, friendship, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Sex Education (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: sexy, feel good, light, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, teenage sexuality, school, lgbt, teenage sex, couples, classmate, teenage life, first sex, best friends, gay teenager, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Waterloo Road (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Waterloo Road is a UK television drama series the first broadcast was in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 9 March 2006. Originally set in a troubled comprehensive school in Rochdale, England, the location of the show was moved to the former Greenock ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: high school, teenage life, social differences, teachers and students, social problems, romance, society, social relations, life is a bitch, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, northern england, manchester, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Degrassi High (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Degrassi Junior High is a Canadian CBC Television teen drama series that was produced from 1987-1989 as part of the Degrassi series. The show followed the lives of a group of students attending the titular fictional school. Many episodes tackled ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school life, looking for love, friendship, family relations, friends, youth, teenage life, social relations, love and romance, society, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick, date night ...
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, friendship, youth, teenage angst, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage love, introspection, goth, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 91K
Submarine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old deep-thinking Welsh schoolboy, Oliver Tate struggles to initiate and maintain a relationship with Jordana, his devilish, dark-haired classmate at their Swansea high school. As his parents' marriage begins to fall apart, similar ...
Style: witty, visually appealing, surreal, talky, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
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Time: 80s, contemporary, 20th century
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 7.3
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Faking It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: A romantic comedy about two best friends who love each other -- in slightly different ways. After numerous failed attempts to become popular, the girls are mistakenly outed as lesbians, which launches them to instant celebrity status. Seduced by ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, sitcom, light ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Rebelde Way (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rebelde Way is a Martín Fierro Award—nominated Argentine soap opera created and produced by Cris Morena. It originally aired from 26 May 2002 to 18 December 2003. The series was broadcast in many countries worldwide, including Peru, Germany, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, emotional, depressing, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 56K
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: romantic, light, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, high school life, youth, mother daughter relationship, best friends, high school, teen romance, happy ending, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.8
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The First Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. Although they go to different schools, ...
Style: romantic, sexy, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, teenager, first love, romance, teenage love, first sex, youth, teenage life, virgin, love, love and romance, virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.4
 36K
Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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: psychological, serious, romantic, bad ending, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, opposites attract, first love, love, terminal illness, romance, teenage love, youth, teenager, teenage life, cancer, teen romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
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90210 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 90210 revolves around several students at the fictional West Beverly Hills High School, including new Beverly Hills residents Annie Wilson and Dixon Wilson. Their father, Harry Wilson, has returned from Kansas to his Beverly Hills childhood home ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, romantic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, rich kid, teenage life, family relations, teenager, high school hunk, teen romance, friendship, friends, teenage love, social relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: beverly hills, california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Puberty Blues (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Kathy Lette and Gabrielle Carey's iconic novel, Puberty Blues tells the story of two girls, Debbie and Sue, of innocence lost and experience gained against the backdrop of Australia in the 1970s.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, best friends, family relations, parents and children, youth, teenage life, couples, society, teenager, first love, high school, teenage girl ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Carrie Diaries (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Before she was a fashion icon, before her column in the New York Star, before Mr. Big, Carrie Bradshaw was an innocent 16-year-old girl living in suburban Connecticut.
Style: exciting, captivating, light, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage girl, high school life, youth, teenage life, first sex, high school hunk, friends, prom, teenage boy, first love, gossip and rumors ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new york, connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 10K
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: melancholic, compassionate, depressing, sexy, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: friendship, high school, coming of age, small town, school, mentor, bullying, loneliness, existentialism, teenage life, character study, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Teen's Confessions (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four sisters work together to raise rent money after learning they have to move to another neighborhood in this coming-of-age drama based on the series.
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, teenage love, coming of age, family relations, high school life, youth, sister sister relationship, friendship, adolescence, strong female presence, loss of virginity, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 7K
Popular (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Brooke McQueen, a popular cheerleader at Jacqueline Kennedy High School, and Sam McPherson, the editor of the school paper, are polar opposites. When their single parents unexpectedly meet and get engaged, Brooke and Sam have to deal with their new ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, teen drama
Plot: popularity, high school, cheerleader, peer pressure, high school life, homosexual, step siblings, rise to the top, youth, misfit, leadership, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
LOL (Laughing Out Loud) (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lola, a striking teenaged girl who is on the cusp of adulthood, who longs to rush into the adult world of independence, freedom and sexual exploits, but is tenaciously held back by her mother.
Style: touching, sexy, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, youth, high school, high school life, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, self discovery, hopes, optimism, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 85K
Atypical (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, takes a funny, yet painful, journey of self-discovery for love and independence and upends his family.
Style: light, sincere, emotional, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: autism, teenager, lesbian relationship, high school, coming of age, penguins, social problems, teenage protagonist, brother sister relationship, asperger's syndrome, overprotective mother, therapist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Life As We Know It (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenage life, teachers and students, infidelity, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, family relations, sexual relations, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 92
Horimiya (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Although admired at school for her amiability and academic prowess, high school student Kyouko Hori has been hiding another side of her. With her parents often away from home due to work, Hori has to look after her younger brother and do the ...
Style: humorous, touching, light, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, high school life, best friends, friendship between boys, couple relations, friends in love, teenage protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, young love, love affair, adolescence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 1K
Huge (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Huge is a short lived American drama series that aired on the ABC Family television network. The series is based on the young-adult novel of the same name by Sasha Paley. The hour-long drama series revolves around eight teens sent to a summer weight ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fat girl, overweight, summer camp, weight loss, teenage girl, self discovery, social relations, youth, love and romance, misfit, african american, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%