Movies and TV shows like Skins

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Skins (2007)
 8.2
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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, homosexual, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, party, youth, high school life, high school, looking for sex, lifestyle, friendship, siblings relations, friends, teenage sexuality, classmates, social relations, 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, semi serious, humorous and touching films and TV series with plots about youth, teenage life, friends, friendship, coming of age, high school and high school life mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Skins: Palo Alto (2013), Shame (2015), My Mad Fat Diary (2013), Misfits (2009), 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: realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching, sexual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage sex, high school, friendship, youth, teenage life, coming of age, teenage sexuality, drugs/alcohol, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, underage drinking, troubled teen, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ 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: 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, older man younger woman relationship, loneliness ...
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, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, teenage girl, teenage sexuality, teenage protagonist, teenage sex, high school hunk, teenage boy, gay teenager, lgbt, teen angst, muslim, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ 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, depression, teenage life, 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%
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 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, juvenile delinquent, superhuman powers, supernatural, imaginary, twentysomething life, superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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, offbeat, biting, emotional, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, juvenile delinquency, siblings relations, gay teenager, teenage life, teenage sex, life is a bitch, family relations, drinking problem, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, captivating, light, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, teen drama
Plot: teenage sex, first sex, teenage life, classmates, best friends, youth, school, family relations, couples, society, gay, sex therapist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, clever, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, teacher, freak, slacker, geek, retro, teenage life, friendship, high school life, suburbs, generation gap, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981, year 1980
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, high school life, school, best friends, couples, coming of age, teenage life, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, high school, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ 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: sincere, psychological, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, youth, teenage life, unsupportive friend, high school, life is a bitch, misfit, high school life, school, rape, sexual abuse, mute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, sentimental, feel good, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school life, teenage love, boarding school life, love and romance, friendship, teachers and students, boarding school, teenage life, music band, social relations, music, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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: love and romance, teenage love, teenage life, best friends, high school life, youth, friends, coming of age, happy ending, friendship, high school, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, dangerous attraction, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, dishonesty, youth, danger, wild ride, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, masturbation, infidelity, teachers and students, teenage life, looking for sex, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, sexual activity, love and romance, parents and children ...
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, college life, social relations, first sex, love and romance, up and down relationship, lifestyle, high school, teenager ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, campus, los angeles
⇓ 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, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, high school, looking for sex, teenage life, innocence lost, friendship, bully, teenage boy, sexual humor, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, 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, realistic, romantic, captivating, serious
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, friendship, friends, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, social relations, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, power relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, society, lifestyle, coming of age, ambition, dedicated educator, suburban life, teachers and students, hardcase students, high school life, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, sexual
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, teenage life, youth, society, innocence lost, lifestyle, high school life, friends, sexuality, teenage girl, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, university, sitcom, teenage life, student, sexual activity, twentysomething life, drugs/alcohol, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, shyness, young people ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester
⇓ 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, captivating, touching, emotional, serious
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, love triangle, small town, coming of age, teenage life, couples, self discovery, high school life, romance, couple relations, first sex, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: urban, high school life, youth, love and romance, teenage life, dishonesty, social relations, friends, high school, coming of age, vengeance, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, humorous, semi serious, witty, sexual
Plot: high school, high school life, high school teacher, infidelity, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, teachers and students, lifestyle, couples, buddies, thirtysomething life, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.8
 4K
Sugar Rush (2005)
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: sexy, realistic, semi serious, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, coming out, love and romance, bondage, teenage love, sexual attraction, teenage life, sexual relations, sexuality, sexual exploration, looking for love, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ 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, witty, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student, student life, college, fraternity, sorority, misfit, college life, youth, dating, siblings relations, ex couple relations, newspaper ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: touching, gloomy, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: coming of age, life is a bitch, dealing with death, youth, friends, friendship, dysfunctional family, estrangement, teenage life, family problems, death in the family, parent child relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: college, friends, basketball, college life, charity, teenage life, university, youth, high school, twentysomething life, high school life, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: high school, radio, teenage life, generation gap, underground, media, disability, youth, sitcom, lifestyle, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: emotional, gloomy, sexual, disturbing, sentimental ...
Plot: rape, life is a bitch, friends, social misfits, sexual relations, teenage life, youth, friendship, rebelliousness, misfit, lifestyle, rebellion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: clever, witty, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Plot: coming of age, coming out, lesbian, friendship, adoption, gays and lesbians, religions or cults, high school, single parent, self discovery, youth, high school life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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