Movies and TV shows like Skins

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Skins (2007)
 8.2
 76K
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, semi serious, sexual, idiotic, sexy
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, friends, youth, looking for sex, party, homosexual, siblings relations, underage drinking, high school life, high school, classmates, friendship, lifestyle, crush, classmate, teenage sexuality, social relations, teacher, leader, drug, theft, coming of age, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 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, serious, humorous and sexy films and TV series with plots about friendship, youth, teenage life, friends, high school, teenager and coming of age mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Skins: Euphoria (2019), Shame (2015), My Mad Fat Diary (2013), Palo Alto (2013), Freaks and Geeks (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 68K
Euphoria (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, psychedelic, depressing ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: drug addict, drugs, teenage life, sex, youth, high school, sexuality, first love, teenager, alcohol, transsexual, friends ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 8.6
 29K
Shame (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: emotional, dramatic, sweet, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage sexuality, teenager, lgbt, teenage boy, teenage sex, gay teenager, teenage protagonist, friendship, high school hunk, teenage girl, teen angst, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, tragicomedy, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: fat girl, teenage life, best friends, depression, physical appearance, youth, social misfits, teenage love, loneliness, adolescence, high school life, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.2
 28K
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: older man younger woman relationship, teenage life, coming of age, teenage sexuality, adolescence, high school life, unfulfillment, youth, teenage girl, high school, loneliness, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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, semi serious, retro, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: weed, nerd, teenage life, high school, friendship, social misfits, social relations, teacher, slacker, cheerleader, suburbs, socially awkward ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1981
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 8.3
 163K
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: light, sexy, captivating, feel good, touching ...
Audience: teen drama, teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage sex, first sex, teenage sexuality, gay, best friends, gay teenager, school, couples, classmate, teenage life, family relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.9
 5K
Skins (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, sexy, semi serious, touching, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage sex, teenage sexuality, high school, friendship, youth, teenage life, friends, social relations, love and romance, coming of age, teenager, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.2
 94K
Misfits (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers.
Style: witty, cynical, exciting, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, youth, superhuman powers, friends, teenage life, swearing, anti heroes, supernatural, heroes, imaginary, friendship, superhero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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 8.6
 208K
Shameless (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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: biting, offbeat, humorous, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, family problems, teenage life, teenage sex, siblings relations, gay teenager, sex scene, juvenile delinquency, family relations, alcoholic father, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The life of a group of adolescents going through the trials and tribulations of teendom at Degrassi Community School.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, school, family relations, teacher, teenager, life is a bitch, teachers and students, teenage love, racism, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 50K
Elite (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When three working class kids enroll in the most exclusive school in Spain, the clash between the wealthy and the poor students leads to tragedy.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, emotional, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: teenage sex, classmate, new school, sex scene, school, friendship, jealousy, youth, female nudity, society, love and romance, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.5
 43K
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: realistic, humorous, light, not serious, ironic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, popularity, teenage love, loser, self esteem, youth, high school life, classmate, friends, student, shyness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, adolescence, first love, high school, friendship, high school life, suicide, teenagers, teenager, hopes ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Queer as Folk (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
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: sexual, witty, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, coming out, gays and lesbians, lgbt, homosexual, gay teenager, looking for sex, love affair, gender bending, urban, gender, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: manchester, europe, england, northern england, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Recovery Road (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, sincere, sentimental
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school life, addiction, youth, best friends, hopes, alcohol, teenage life, rehabilitation, life is a bitch, drug abuse, recovery, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 7K
Cherrybomb (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 76 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: exciting, tense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, dangerous attraction, coming of age, buddies, teenage life, drugs/alcohol, danger, rivalry, youth, dishonesty, wild ride, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Inbetweeners (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome to a world of futile crushes, sibling brawls, getting drunk too quickly and casting constant aspersions about your friends' sexuality.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, looking for sex, innocence lost, high school, friendship between men, popularity, youth, friendship, male friendship, bully, sexual humor, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 9K
Baby (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Inspired by a true story, this series follows a group of Roman teenagers as they defy society in their search for identity and independence.
Style: erotic, romantic, psychological, suspenseful
Audience: teen drama
Plot: alcohol, teenage prostitute, sex with a minor, drug use, party, friendship, society, school, family crisis, independence, high school student, high school ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenage life, masturbation, teachers and students, infidelity, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 82K
The O.C. (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The series centers on Ryan Atwood, a troubled youth from a broken home who is adopted by the wealthy and philanthropic Sandy and Kirsten Cohen. Ryan and his surrogate brother Seth, a socially awkward yet quick-witted teenager, deal with life as ...
Style: touching, witty, serious, intellectual, realistic
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: troubled teen, first love, family relations, best friends, teenage love, classmate, social differences, dating, lifestyle, parents and children, teenage life, social relations ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 7.5
 2K
SKAM Italia (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: An italian version of the acclaimed and innovative Norwegian youth series Skam, which follows a group of teenagers in their everyday life of school, love and leisure time.
Style: emotional, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, sweet
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school hunk, teenage sex, teenager, school, gay relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship between girls, teenage protagonist, friendship, teenage girl, teenage boy, muslim ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Underemployed (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Five friends learn to deal with the harsh realities of life after college.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college graduate, friends, friendship, best friends, youth, unfulfillment, lifestyle, society, workplace, living together, workplace situations, petty job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sexual
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, lifestyle, society, youth, friends, coming of age, innocence lost, high school life, teenager, sexuality, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, coming of age, school, love and romance, youth, family relations, best friends, parents and children, friends, high school life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 157K
Gossip Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: witty, romantic, talky, stylized, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, high school, popularity, love and romance, youth, love triangle, lifestyle, betrayal, gossip and rumors, friends, adolescence, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
10%
 7.8
 769
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, humorous, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, friendship, coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, best friends, youth, jealousy, party, love and romance, crush, shallowness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, high school, friendship, teenage life, family relations, youth, rich kid, social issues, social relations, up and down relationship, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 6.5
 595
Wasted (2002)
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: realistic, thought provoking, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: high school, friendship, party, heroin, drug addict, downfall, life is a bitch, teenage life, small town, going straight, lifestyle, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cyber Seduction: His Secret Life (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A high school kid (Sumpter) develops an addiction to Internet porn so intense that it begins to destroy his life and tear his family apart.
Style: serious, realistic, christian film, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: friendship, addiction, teenage love, obsession, lifestyle, teenage sexuality, high school, married couple, teenage girl, student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, internet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 80K
Thirteen (2003)
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, tense, serious, sincere, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, peer pressure, kids in trouble, underage drinking, juvenile delinquency, addiction, family problems, friends, friendship, life is a bitch, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, venice beach california, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%