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: sexual, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school life, friendship, drugs/alcohol, looking for sex, high school, teenage life, coming of age, social relations, youth, sexual relations, siblings relations, society, friends, teenage sexuality, teenager, classmates, first sex, muslim, therapy, sexual identity, sexuality, sexual attraction, adolescence, homosexual, sexual activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england
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Misfits
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
UK
60 min.
 8.3
The Inbetweeners
Comedy, Romance
UK
25 min.
 8.3
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Most similar movies to Skins

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sexual films and TV series with plots about youth, teenage life, friendship, coming of age, high school, teenager and friends mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Skins: Shameless (2011), Misfits (2009), The Inbetweeners (2008), Palo Alto (2013), Thirteen (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: semi serious, sexual, realistic, based on british tv series
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: drugs/alcohol, looking for sex, teenage life, youth, friendship, coming of age, love and romance, high school, friends, social relations, teenage sexuality, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   83%
 
 8.7
 152K
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: humorous, realistic, entertaining, ironic, dark humor ...
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   91%
 
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 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: humorous, semi serious, witty, surreal, cynical
Audience: teens
Plot: anti heroes, superhuman powers, imaginary, youth, supernatural ability, teenage life, young heroes, community service, superhero, misfit, twentysomething life, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   92%
 
The Inbetweeners
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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, semi serious, sexual, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, high school, drugs/alcohol, buddies, rock, looking for sex, high school life, suburbs, teenage life, coming of age, social relations, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   67%
 
 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: serious, gloomy, atmospheric, realistic, 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:   47%
    User:   60%
 
 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:   43%
    User:   43%
 
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, boy girl relationship, teenage girl, social decay, girl fight, underage drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
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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: semi serious, sexual, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, innocence lost, teenage life, youth, friendship, high school life, lifestyle, society, friends, underage sex, hypocrisy, concealed nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
 7.5
 72K
The O.C.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: witty, serious, touching, realistic, intellectual
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, romance, social differences, teenage love, suburbs, teenage life, youth, troubled teen, social relations, friends, best friends, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
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, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, small town, coming of age, sex, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, rock, adolescence, teenager, coming-of-age, teenagers, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
 7.9
 4K
Sugar Rush
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Sugar Rush is an Emmy Award–winning British television comedy drama series developed by Shine Limited and broadcast by Channel 4, based on the Julie Burchill novel of the same name. It is centred around the life of a 15 year old lesbian Kim ...
Style: clever, semi serious, sexy, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, lesbian, best friends, femme fatale, romance, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, coming out, looking for love, teenage life, gender, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
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: serious, sexual, bleak, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: high school, drugs/alcohol, innocence lost, teenage life, strong sexual content, youth, teenage love, best friends, coming of age, high school life, basketball, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   40%
 
 8.8
 20K
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: dramatic, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenager, friendship, teenage protagonist, friendship between girls, gay relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage sex, teenage sexuality, muslim, lgbt, teenage boy, gay teenager ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oslo norway, norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   77%
 
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My Mad Fat Diary
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: tragicomedy, sincere, serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night
Plot: best friends, drugs/alcohol, social misfits, rock, introspection, body image, group of friends, teenage love, friendship, physical appearance, teenager, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1996
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   50%
 
Charlie Bartlett
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Awkward teenager Charlie Bartlett (Anton Yelchin) has trouble fitting in at a new high school. Charlie needs some friends fast, and decides that the best way to find them is to appoint himself the resident psychiatrist. He becomes one of the most ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, dark humor, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, coming of age, depression, adolescence, drugs, bullying, drinking, friendship, high school life, psychiatrist, teenager, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   33%
 
 7.1
 315K
Easy A
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen drama, teen comedy
Plot: high school, notoriety, virginity, coming of age, adolescence, lie, teenage love, gossip and rumors, teenager, sexuality, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   32%
 
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, touching, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, drugs/alcohol, buddies, hardcase students, suburbs, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, ambition, teenager, youth, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   32%
 
The Girl Next Door
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Exceptionally ambitious high schooler Matthew has aspirations for a career in politics when he falls in love with his gorgeous 19-year-old neighbor, Danielle. But Matthew's bright future is jeopardized when he finds Danielle was once a porn ...
Style: funny, sweet, entertaining, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teen comedy, teens, chick flick
Plot: teenager, romance, love and romance, happy ending, girl next door, friendship, high school, fall in love, pornography, porn star, virginity, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, california, las vegas, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   30%
 
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 7.9
 12K
Fresh Meat
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A group of six students about to embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far: university!
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, drugs/alcohol, university, social relations, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, twentysomething life, sitcom, youth, friends, young adult, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
 6.5
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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:   28%
    User:   31%
 
 7.9
 3K
Teachers
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: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, sexual
Plot: high school, drugs/alcohol, buddies, teachers and students, high school life, bar, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, high school teacher, teacher, infidelity, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   27%
 
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, suburbs, prostitute, university, human nature, innocence lost, sexual abuse, sexual relations, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, bolivia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   26%
 
The Inbetweeners Movie
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: High school graduation just wouldn’t be complete without an un-chaperoned, uninhibited and unforgettable final holiday. At least that’s what Will, Jay, Simon and Neil think when they book a two-week stay on an exotic Greek island. As their ...
Style: sexual, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: holiday, friendship, adolescence, coming of age, male nudity, drugs/alcohol, buddies, rock, teenager, drinking, looking for sex, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   23%
 
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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: serious, gloomy, captivating, realistic, 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:   28%
    User:   24%
 
 7.4
 132K
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, romantic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage love, school, youth, friends, popularity, gossip and rumors, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lifestyle, wealth, friendship, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   27%
    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: talky, clever, semi serious, dark humor, 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:   27%
    User:   23%
 
This Is England '86
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: sentimental, serious, sexual, realistic, touching ...
Plot: sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, realism, strong sexual content, teenage life, urban, life is a bitch, society, youth, friends, buddies, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   30%
 
 6.8
 3K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   32%
 

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 6.8
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Kidulthood
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: crime, gang, drugs/alcohol, hip hop, school, juvenile delinquency, down on your luck, pregnancy, teenage life, urban ghetto life, bullying, gun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
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System:   26%
    User:   26%
 
 7.2
 78K
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:   26%
    User:   23%
 
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