Movies and TV shows like Skins

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Skins (2007)
 8.2
 68K
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, realistic, semi serious, cynical, sexual, idiotic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, party, youth, high school life, homosexual, looking for sex, lifestyle, high school, friendship, siblings relations, friends, classmates, social relations, teenage sexuality, underage drinking, leader, teacher, theft, coming of age, drug, sexuality, student, girlfriend ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england

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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 serious films and TV series with plots about teenage life, youth, friendship, high school, friends, high school life and coming of age mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Skins: Shame (2015), Palo Alto (2013), My Mad Fat Diary (2013), Sex Education (2019), Freaks and Geeks (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.7
 24K
Shame (2015)
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: sweet, realistic, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, teenage sexuality, teenage sex, teenage girl, teenage protagonist, teenage boy, high school hunk, gay teenager, lgbt, teen angst, high school, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
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100%
 6.2
 25K
Palo Alto (2013)
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: atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, teenage sexuality, youth, high school, high school life, adolescence, unfulfillment, teenage girl, coming of age, high school student, loneliness, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: physical appearance, teenage life, depression, youth, teenage love, best friends, loneliness, social misfits, adolescence, first love, high school life, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, year 1996
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 5K
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 ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage sex, high school, friendship, youth, teenage life, coming of age, teenage sexuality, drugs/alcohol, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, underage drinking, troubled teen, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 8.4
 50K
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, feel good, light, captivating, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, teen comedy
Plot: teenage sex, teenage life, first sex, gay, classmates, school, best friends, youth, society, couples, family relations, sex therapist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, freak, slacker, geek, teacher, retro, teenage life, friendship, high school life, family relations, sexual activity, marijuana ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 167K
Shameless (2011)
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: humorous, biting, offbeat, emotional, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, gay teenager, family problems, juvenile delinquency, siblings relations, life is a bitch, teenage life, teenage sex, family relations, drinking problem, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.2
 86K
Misfits (2009)
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, humorous, cynical, exciting, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, youth, anti heroes, misfit, friends, teenage life, superhuman powers, juvenile delinquent, supernatural, imaginary, twentysomething life, superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.0
 7K
Cherrybomb (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cherry Bomb follows teenagers Luke, Malachy, and Michelle as they embark on a wild weekend of drink, drugs, shop-lifting and stealing cars. But what starts out as a game turns deadly serious when the three discover that they can't get off the ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, coming of age, buddies, teenage life, drugs/alcohol, dangerous attraction, wild ride, danger, youth, dishonesty, rivalry, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)
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: sincere, serious, sentimental, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, homosexual, bully, friendship, school, teacher, teenager, alcohol abuse, high school life, society, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Recovery Road (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Maddie is a teenage girl dealing with addiction who has a reputation as a party girl who doesn’t think she has a problem, until she’s confronted one day by her school guidance counselor and is forced to choose between expulsion and rehab. Maddie ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school life, addiction, youth, best friends, hopes, alcohol, drug abuse, teenage life, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, recovery, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, melancholic, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenage life, teachers and students, infidelity, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, romantic, uplifting
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, friendship, youth, rich kid, lifestyle, love and romance, social relations, up and down relationship, first sex, college life, high school ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, campus, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 40K
90210 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage love, teenage life, high school life, friends, family relations, social relations, parents and children, siblings relations, power relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Queer as Folk (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Queer as Folk is a 1999 British television series that chronicles the lives of three gay men living in Manchester's gay village around Canal Street. Both Queer as Folk and Queer as Folk 2 were written by Russell T Davies. The first series was ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, gay teenager, homosexual, gay, looking for sex, gays and lesbians, love and romance, liberal, manager, opposites attract, lifestyle, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, high school life, school, couples, best friends, teenage life, coming of age, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, high school, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, high school, looking for sex, teenage life, innocence lost, bully, friendship, sexual humor, teenage boy, adolescence vs adulthood, party, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 2K
Rebelde Way (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 60 min.
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: humorous, feel good, sentimental, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school life, teenage love, boarding school life, friendship, teachers and students, boarding school, love and romance, teenage life, music band, social relations, music, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Heartbreak High (1994)
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, underdog, youth, society, high school life, lifestyle, social relations, up and down relationship, power relations, rivalry, dedicated educator ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sex and the USA (2008)
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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, innocence lost, society, lifestyle, high school life, friendship, teenage life, youth, friends, high school, sexuality, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.4
 51K
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: feel good, light, humorous, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, best friends, high school life, youth, friends, coming of age, parents and children, happy ending, friendship, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 678
East Los High (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: East Los High is not your typical high school. Dance, sex, romance, and mystery are at the heart of this inner city school in East LA where two teenage cousins—Jessie, a 16-year-old virgin and Maya, a troubled runaway with a violent past —fall ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, youth, coming of age, teenage life, dishonesty, high school, infidelity, vengeance, urban, high school life, friends, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.9
 3K
Teachers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Teachers is a British television comedy-drama series, created by Tim Loane and originally shown on Channel 4. The series follows a group of secondary school teachers in their daily lives. While the first series centers heavily around probationary ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, sexual
Plot: high school, high school life, high school teacher, infidelity, lifestyle, teachers and students, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, buddies, couples, power relations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.7
 900
The Outcast (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in post-war Britain, ten year-old Lewis Aldridge is grief-stricken as he struggles to cope with the death of his beloved mother. Left under the care of his emotionally distant father Gilbert, whom he barely knows and who quickly remarries, Lewis ...
Style: touching, gloomy, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: coming of age, death in the family, youth, dealing with death, life is a bitch, friends, family problems, teenage life, dysfunctional family, friendship, estrangement, parent child relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
This Is England '86 (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: This Is England '86 is a 2010 British drama miniseries written by Shane Meadows and Jack Thorne, a spin-off from the 2006 film This Is England. Shaun has just finished his final exams and he realizes he is no longer a kid. It's mid ...
Style: disturbing, sentimental, gloomy, touching, sexual ...
Plot: rape, life is a bitch, sexual relations, social misfits, friends, friendship, teenage life, youth, rebelliousness, misfit, urban, abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Radio Free Roscoe (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Radio Free Roscoe was a Canadian television series filmed in Toronto, Ontario. The show was produced by Decode Entertainment, and it first aired on 1 August 2003 on Family, in Canada. It has also been dubbed in French in the province of Quebec and ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: radio, high school, misfit, rebelliousness, radio show, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, sitcom, disability, lifestyle, high school life, underground ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1989)
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: talky, biting, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, coming out, friendship, adoption, lesbian, gays and lesbians, teenage love, family relations, religions or cults, friends, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 4K
Hollyoaks (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The daily soap that follows the loves, lives and misdemeanours of a group of people living in the Chester village of Hollyoaks where anything could, and frequently does, happen...
Style: sincere, realistic, captivating, emotional, serious
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage boy, teenage love, teenage girl, college life, love and romance, teenage life, family problems, youth, college, student life, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
You'll Get Over It (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Vincent finds himself a victim of outing in his high school, he must accept to live with the drastic changes it provokes, and redefine his relationships with his friends and family.
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, high school, love and romance, friendship, teenage love, teenage life, youth, lifestyle, high school life, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 4K
Rise (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A working class high school drama department and the students come alive under a passionate teacher and family man whose dedication to the program galvanizes the entire town.
Style: captivating, sincere, emotional, inspirational, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teacher, small town, amateur theater, stage performance, youth, teenage life, classmates, high school teacher
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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