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, cynical, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, sexual
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, youth, homosexual, high school, high school life, drugs/alcohol, party, looking for sex, friendship, siblings relations, classmates, friends, teenage sexuality, lifestyle, social relations, leader, theft, teacher, underage drinking, drug, coming of age, teenager, society, first sex ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 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, semi serious, humorous and touching films and TV series with plots about youth, teenage life, high school, friends, friendship, high school life and teenager mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Skins: Palo Alto (2013), Shame (2015), Misfits (2009), My Mad Fat Diary (2013), Shameless (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.0
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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: semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching, sexual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage life, youth, teenage sexuality, drugs/alcohol, coming of age, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, underage drinking, teenage sex, troubled teen, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: serious, atmospheric, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, teenage sexuality, small town, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, coming of age, adolescence, social relations, high school life, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.8
 22K
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, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, teenage girl, teenage protagonist, high school hunk, lgbt, teenage sexuality, interracial relations, teen angst, high school, gay relationship, muslim, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, cynical, humorous, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anti heroes, supernatural ability, youth, misfit, teenage life, friends, superhuman powers, imaginary, twentysomething life, juvenile delinquent, supernatural, superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, tragicomedy ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night
Plot: physical appearance, teenage life, depression, youth, teenage love, best friends, loneliness, social misfits, first love, high school life, group of friends, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, year 1996
Place: england, northern england
⇓ 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, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, life is a bitch, family relations, alcoholic father, drinking problem, gay teenager, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, entertaining, romantic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school life, teenage love, boarding school life, love and romance, friendship, teachers and students, teenage life, boarding school, music band, social relations, music, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 23K
Speak (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freshman high-school student Melinda has refused to speak ever since she called the cops on a popular summer party. With her old friends snubbing her for being a rat, and her parents too busy to notice her troubles, she folds into herself, trying to ...
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, innocence lost, teenage life, unsupportive friend, high school, life is a bitch, high school life, school, misfit, sexual abuse, rape, mute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: witty, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, retro, teenage life, high school life, slacker, freak, geek, teacher, buddies, friendship, cult, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981, year 1980
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ 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, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, best friends, high school life, school, couples, teenage life, coming of age, wooing, parents and children, love and romance, high school, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ 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, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teachers and students, teenage life, infidelity, masturbation, looking for sex, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, humorous, light, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, teenage love, teenage life, best friends, high school life, youth, friends, coming of age, high school, friendship, happy ending, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, high school, looking for sex, teenage life, innocence lost, teenage boy, sexual humor, youth, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, bully, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, teachers and students, high school life, love, teenage life, youth, friends, social relations, parents and children, siblings relations, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: beverly hills, california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, buddies, drugs/alcohol, hardcase students, based on movie, high school life, suburbs, teenage life, coming of age, ambition, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, college life, social relations, love and romance, first sex, up and down relationship, lifestyle, high school, rich kid ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, campus, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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 ⇓
31%
 6.6
 31K
Dawson's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dawson's Creek is an American teen drama television series created by Kevin Williamson which debuted on January 20, 1998, on The WB and was produced by Sony Pictures Television. Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, at EUE/Screen Gems studios ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, touching, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, date night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, small town, coming of age, romance, teenage life, high school life, self discovery, couple relations, couples, introspection, first sex ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 7.9
 13K
Fresh Meat (2011)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, sitcom, university, drugs/alcohol, social relations, roommate, college, young adult, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, twentysomething life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: 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, drugs, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, sexual
Plot: high school, teacher, high school teacher, high school life, infidelity, drugs/alcohol, buddies, teachers and students, bar, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: sentimental, sexual, touching, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: life is a bitch, sexual relations, teenage life, youth, friends, social misfits, rebelliousness, friendship, drugs/alcohol, realism, strong sexual content, urban ...
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: high school, radio, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood, aspiring singer, teenager, radio show, sitcom, disability, teenage life, media, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, high school, teenage love, friendship, love and romance, teenage life, youth, high school life, lifestyle, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, gay ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.7
 990
The Best Years (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Best Years is a Canadian teen drama series set in Boston, Massachusetts. The series was created by producer and writer of Degrassi: The Next Generation, Aaron Martin. The first season was shown on Global in Canada and The N in the United States. ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, realistic
Plot: college, high school life, student life, high school, foster child, young adult, university, teenage life, twentysomething life, youth, social differences, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.7
 881
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: coming of age, life is a bitch, death of mother, parent child relationship, youth, dealing with death, friendship, death in the family, dysfunctional family, teenage life, estrangement, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england
⇓ 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: dark humor, clever, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, coming out, lesbian, gays and lesbians, friendship, adoption, lgbt teen, lgbt, single parent, high school, suburbs, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 13K
Faking It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
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: humorous, realistic, not serious, disturbing, light
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: lgbt, high school life, lesbian, best friends, popularity, gossip and rumors, high school hunk, friends, teenage life, youth, high school, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 23K
Greek (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Casey Cartwright is poised to become the most powerful girl in the Greek system. Rusty, her little brother, is new on campus and he's the geek. But he sees Cyprus-Rhodes University as an opportunity to create a whole new identity.
Style: humorous, sentimental, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, student, college, sorority, fraternity, college life, siblings relations, misfit, youth, social relations, ex couple relations, dating ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Physical or Chemical (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Física o Química was a Spanish television series made by Antena 3. The first episode premiered on 4 February 2008. Before its televised broadcast, Física o Química was released on cell phones in Vodafone live! and on the official website of ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, teachers and students, dedicated educator, power relations, high school life, teenage life, workplace situations, love, bullying, friendship, high school, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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