Movies and TV shows like Skins

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Skins (2007)
 8.2
 82K
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, realistic, cynical, semi serious, sexy, sexual, idiotic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, underage drinking, looking for sex, homosexual, friends, youth, high school, party, friendship, siblings relations, high school life, lifestyle, teenage sexuality, crush, classmate, gay, social relations, teacher, leader, theft, coming of age, sex, drugs, sex scene ...
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, humorous, semi serious and serious films and TV series with plots about teenage life, youth, friendship, teenager, friends, high school and coming of age mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Skins: Thirteen (2003), Euphoria (2019), Palo Alto (2013), Skam (2015), My Mad Fat Diary (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
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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: tense, realistic, serious, bleak, sincere ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: peer pressure, underage drinking, dysfunctional family, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, kids in trouble, addiction, friends, friendship, marijuana, theft, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, venice beach california, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
 8.4
 152K
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: depressing, thought provoking, captivating, serious, psychedelic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: drugs, drug addict, teenage life, youth, sexuality, high school, sex, teenager, friends, first love, strong sexual content, hallucination ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.2
 29K
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, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, teenage life, crush, teenage girl, coming of age, teenage sexuality, adolescence, high school life, unfulfillment, youth, high school student, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 8.7
 33K
Skam (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, sweet, dramatic, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage sexuality, teenage boy, lgbt, teenager, teenage sex, gay teenager, friendship, teenage protagonist, teenage girl, teen angst, gay relationship, high school hunk ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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, emotional, tragicomedy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: fat girl, teenage life, depression, youth, physical appearance, best friends, social misfits, teenage love, adolescence, first love, loneliness, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: nerd, weed, friendship, cheerleader, teenage life, high school, social misfits, social relations, teacher, slacker, high school student, suburbs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1980
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, serious, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, bully, teacher, family relations, school, teenage love, teachers and students, life is a bitch, child abuse, couples, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 8.4
 257K
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, feel good, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage sex, first sex, gay, school, teenage sexuality, gay teenager, best friends, couples, classmate, youth, teenage life, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, first love, teenage love, friendship, high school life, teenage life, adolescence, teenager, suicide, shyness, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1991
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.2
 99K
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, exciting, cynical, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural ability, superhuman powers, youth, friends, teenage life, swearing, supernatural power, friendship, supernatural, heroes, superhero, time travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 3.8
 6K
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: sexy, realistic, semi serious, touching, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage sex, teen drug use, teenage sexuality, troubled teen, lesbian teen, high school, friendship, youth, teenage life, social relations, friends, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.6
 229K
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, emotional, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, siblings relations, gay teenager, teenage life, youth, juvenile delinquency, teenage sex, sex scene, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.6
 44K
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, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage life, popularity, youth, teenage love, shyness, loser, self esteem, student, high school life, classmate, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 72K
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, emotional, sexy, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: school, classmate, teenage sex, new school, friendship, jealousy, sex scene, youth, murder, female nudity, seduction, infidelity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, high school, bully, friendship between men, innocence lost, teenage sexuality, youth, popularity, friendship, sexual humor, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 11K
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, captivating
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teenage prostitute, sex with a minor, party, friendship, drug use, society, school, family crisis, high school student, teenager, high school, independence ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ 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, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, dangerous attraction, coming of age, buddies, teenage life, wild ride, rivalry, dishonesty, youth, juvenile delinquency, accidental killing, friendship between boys ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
We Children from Bahnhof Zoo (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Czech Republic, Italy
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Six teenagers fight for their dream of happiness and freedom, leaving behind all the problems with parents, teachers and others. Christiane, Stella, Babsi, Benno, Axel and Michi throw themselves into the heady nights of Berlin, without limits or ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological
Plot: drug abuse, junkie, friendship, drug addict, youth, society, friends, social issues, adolescence, escapades, teenage life, relationships ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 2K
SKAM Italy (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, sweet, uplifting, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school hunk, gay relationship, teenage sex, school, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship between girls, teenage protagonist, teenage boy, teenager, friendship, teenage girl, friendship between boys ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
This Is England '86 (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
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, disturbing, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: subculture, life is a bitch, social misfits, rape, skinhead, youth, friends, friendship, teenage life, rebelliousness, sexual relations, adolescence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school life, addiction, youth, best friends, hopes, rehabilitation, teenage life, drug abuse, life is a bitch, recovery, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 145K
Glee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Glee is an American teen musical comedy-drama television series that airs on the Fox network in the United States. It focuses on the reconstituted William McKinley High School glee club, New Directions, which competes on the show choir competition ...
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, suspense, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, gay teenager, cheerleader, contests and competitions, coach, music band, teenage life, performance, ambition, musician, outcast, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenage life, masturbation, teachers and students, infidelity, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, family relations, sexual relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 7.5
 87K
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, realistic, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: troubled teen, family relations, best friends, classmate, sexual activity, teenage love, social differences, dating, lifestyle, first love, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: sexy, sexual, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, coming out, lgbt, gays and lesbians, homosexual, gay teenager, first gay sexual experience, looking for sex, boss, gender, opposites attract, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: manchester, europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 18K
Fresh Meat (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of six students about to embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far: university!
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, university, teenage life, lifestyle, social awkwardness, student, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, social relations, shyness, sexual activity, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Degrassi: Next Class (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Follow a group of high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors from Degrassi Community School, a fictional school in Toronto, Ontario, as they encounter some of the typical issues and challenges common to a teenager's life.
Style: realistic, emotional, uplifting, sentimental, sweet
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, high school student, teenage protagonist, gay relationship, friendship, rivalry, teenage life, parent child relationship, feud, gays and lesbians, music, guitarist ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Ketchup Effect (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager's reputation is destroyed when she falls asleep drunk at a party and some boys take provocative photos of her.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, high school, social relations, teenage life, friendship, first sex, sexual relations, party, reconciliation, society, dishonesty, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 170K
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: romantic, witty, talky, stylized, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, popularity, youth, love triangle, gossip and rumors, love and romance, betrayal, lifestyle, adolescence, friends, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
8%
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, youth, best friends, lifestyle, unfulfillment, workplace, society, living together, workplace situations, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%