Movies and TV shows like Skins

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 8.2
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Skins
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: semi serious, realistic, captivating, idiotic, cynical, sexual
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, high school life, friendship, sexual relations, lifestyle, looking for sex, high school, youth, teenage sexuality, party, leader, drugs/alcohol, underage drinking, social relations, siblings relations, classmates, homosexual, theft, teacher, drug, coming of age, society, friends, teenager, first sex ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
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Misfits
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
UK
60 min.
 8.3
Shame
Drama, Romance
Norway
30 min.
 8.8
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Most similar movies to Skins

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and sincere films and TV series with plots about youth, teenage life, high school, friendship, teenager, coming of age and high school life mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Skins: Shameless (2011), Misfits (2009), Everybody Dies But Me (2008), Palo Alto (2013), Shame (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shameless
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, entertaining, dark humor, ironic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, alcoholic father, juvenile delinquency, poor family, drugs/alcohol, family problems, alcoholic, teenage sex, siblings relations, working class, gay teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   95%
    User:   91%
 
 4.0
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Skins
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: sexual, semi serious, realistic, based on british tv series
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: looking for sex, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, youth, friendship, coming of age, love and romance, high school, friends, social relations, teenager, teenage sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   83%
 
 8.3
 83K
Misfits
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers.
Style: witty, cynical, semi serious, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anti heroes, supernatural ability, youth, community service, juvenile delinquent, absurd humor, probation officer, probation, danger, misfit, friends, storm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   89%
    User:   90%
 
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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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System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
 6.2
 24K
Palo Alto
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Palo Alto weaves together three stories of teenage lust, boredom, and self-destruction: shy, sensitive April, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy; Emily, who offers sexual favors to ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, small town, drugs, teenagers, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, adolescence, coming-of-age, drinking, virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   60%
 
 8.8
 21K
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, emotional, serious, dramatic, 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, gay teenager ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
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System:   40%
    User:   70%
 
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, california, los angeles
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System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
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 7.4
 133K
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, stylized, talky, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
Sex and the USA
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thirteen year old Audrey Shaw is new to Bellweather, California and certain shell never fit in when she meets Krista Rich, the pretty, popular girl she aspires to be "or be with" shes just not sure. In a conservative California town, ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, innocence lost, teenage life, youth, friendship, high school life, lifestyle, society, friends, high school, underage sex, hypocrisy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
She's Too Young
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A mother/daughter relationship is thrown off balance when the mother (Marcia Gay Harden) discovers that her "good girl" daughter (Alexis Dziena) is part of a group who are engaging in sexual activities with multiple partners. Such activity ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, sexual, captivating ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, suburbs, sexual abuse, sexual relations, coming out, high school life, sexually transmitted disease, suburban life, teenage life, thirtysomething life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   27%
 
To Save a Life
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jake Taylor has everything. He has a beautiful girl, he's the champion in basketball and beer pong, and everyone loves him. Then, an old childhood friend, whom Jake used to be friends with, commits suicide. Jake begins to think. He wonders what ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dealing with death, high school, innocence lost, high school life, coming of age, teenage life, christian, youth, friendship, social relations, social misfits, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   36%
 
 6.8
 74K
Thirteen
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, bleak, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, addiction, dysfunctional family, adolescence, marijuana, drug abuse, drinking, drug addiction, makeover, domestic violence, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   25%
 
 6.4
 947
Whatever
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the early 1980s, Anna, a New Jersey teenager faces her impending adulthood, dreaming of a life as a successful New York artist. When she gets caught up in the carefree sport of pre-AIDS sex and drugs, Anna's future becomes less certain.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, gloomy, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, school, drugs, high school, coming-of-age, adolescence, drinking, parents and children, pornography, runaway ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
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Bridgend
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Over a 5-year period in Bridgend in Wales, 79 people, many of them teenagers, committed suicide without leaving any clue as to why. This is the starting point for this mysterious social drama.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: dealing with death, small town, parents and children, small town life, teenage life, suicide, youth, family relations, social relations, single parent, obsession, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
Heartbreak High
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Heartbreak High is a popular Australian television series that ran for five years from 1994 to 1999. The series dealt with the students of Hartley High, a tough high school in a multi-racial area of Sydney, and proved to be a more gritty and ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, buddies, drugs/alcohol, hardcase students, high school life, suburbs, teenage life, coming of age, ambition, teenager, youth, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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System:   29%
    User:   27%
 
 7.2
 79K
Half Nelson
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a ...
Style: realistic, talky, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: friendship, teacher, addiction, drug abuse, loneliness, drugs, drug addiction, father daughter relationship, drinking, basketball, dedicated educator, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   33%
 
 5.2
 438
Toe to Toe
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Out on the lacrosse pitch, wealthy but troubled Jesse and poor but driven Tosha form an easy and deep bond, but their relationship is threatened once they enter the hallways of an elite prep school they attend in Washington, D.C. There, they must ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, friendship, high school, interracial relations, social differences, high school life, teenage life, society, youth, friends, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   28%
 
Run Sister Run!
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Emilia is a teenager and a good girl, who never forgets her homework or her little sister, Elsa. Siiri is just one year older than Emilia but not at all like her. When Emilia and Siiri become friends, Emilia's life changes. Siiri encourages her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional, humorous
Plot: best friends, teenage life, life turned upside down, coming of age, youth, family problems, friends, friendship, juvenile delinquency, rebelliousness, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   25%
 
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Sexual Dependency
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A poor girl, a rich stud, a university student and a model -- nothing in common, except the desire to experience true intimacy. Their stories unfold and overlap as each becomes victim to their own sexual dependencies, self-perceptions and illusions. ...
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, college, gays and lesbians, high school, prostitute, suburbs, university, human nature, innocence lost, sexual abuse, sexual relations, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bolivia, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   25%
 
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Jessica's extraordinarily strong will and heart enables her to rebel against her fanatical, cult-like upbringing. From seven to seventeen Jess is brainwashed to be one of the 'saved', to devote her life to Jesus, to follow the ...
Style: dark humor, talky, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: coming of age, gays and lesbians, single parent, high school, suburbs, innocence lost, self discovery, coming out, parents and children, teenage love, eccentric family, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   29%
 
 7.3
 53K
Fish Tank
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Netherlands
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Everything changes for 15 year old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend.
Style: bleak, realistic, emotional, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, teenager, adolescence, friendship, school, drinking, dancing, working class, hip hop, realism, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   28%
 
 4.8
 5K
Melissa P.
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An adolescent girl, living with her mother and her grandmother, will have her first sexual experiences in a heavy and excessive way.
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, tense, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, high school, sexual relations, teenage life, gender, youth, feminism, innocence lost, high school life, rape, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   23%
 
 6.9
 7K
2:37
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A contemporary, ensemble drama telling the complex tale of six high school students whose lives are interwoven with situations that so many of today's youth are faced with. The story takes place during a normal school day. At precisely 2:37 a ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, sincere, psychological
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, pregnancy, social misfits, high school life, suicide, teenage life, coming of age, rape, student, school, teenager, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   28%
 
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 6.6
 577
Wasted
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A high-school track star (Nick Stahl) watches without judgment as his two best friends (Summer Phoenix, Aaron Paul) abuse heroin.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: high school, small town, drugs/alcohol, juvenile delinquency, downfall, drug dealing, going straight, rehabilitation, addiction, party, friendship, heroin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   21%
 
 7.0
 66K
Kids
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A controversial portrayal of teens in New York City which exposes a deeply disturbing world of sex and substance abuse. The film focuses on a sexually reckless, freckle-faced boy named Telly, whose goal is to have sex with as many different girls as ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: virginity, aids, innocence lost, coming of age, drugs, sex, weed, drug abuse, teenager, violence, marijuana, male nudity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
 6.8
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Odd Girl Out
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A mother and her daughter confront the intimidation of teen peer pressure and the emotionally brutalizing social rituals of high school.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, buddies, school, social misfits, friendship, teachers and students, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, misfit, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   24%
    User:   27%
 
 6.1
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Boys Love 2
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aoi, a young teacher with striking good looks, has just learned that his newest student Sora is the alluring teen prostitute he once hired. Here the nightmare begins. As the walls of the prestigious academy become a percolating hotbed of sexual ...
Style: semi serious, sexual, realistic, sexy, psychological
Plot: high school, boarding school, gays and lesbians, prostitute, college, transsexual, obsession, coming of age, school, sexual relations, jealousy, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
 4.4
 289
The Last Year
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Paul's homosexual affair at Bible College with a new student named Alex sets tongues wagging, mostly with un-Christian reactions. The dean, himself a closet case, threatens to expel Paul, and the football jocks have their eye on Alex. The ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sexual, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, school, gays and lesbians, innocence lost, college, high school, self discovery, teachers and students, incest, teenage love, college life, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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System:   24%
    User:   27%
 

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 6.9
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Bolshoy
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Julia is incredibly talented. She can become a great ballerina. But for this purpose she must give up everything: the interests of the family, her first love, friendship. Over and over again the heroine will face a complex choice between the dream ...
Style: realistic, sad, artsy, colourful
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ballet, ballerina, female protagonist, teacher, theater, dance, mentor, friendship, rivalry, high school, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
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System:   24%
    User:   27%
 
 7.7
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Detachment
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long ...
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: teacher, high school, depression, suicide, school, dedicated educator, loneliness, teachers and students, storytelling, life & death, mentor, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   23%
    User:   18%
 
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