Movies and TV shows like Skins

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Skins (2007)
 8.2
 72K
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, realistic, semi serious, sexual, idiotic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, looking for sex, youth, classmates, party, high school life, homosexual, high school, friendship, lifestyle, siblings relations, friends, crush, social relations, underage drinking, teenage sexuality, teacher, leader, drug, theft, coming of age, sex, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england

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 youth, teenage life, friendship, friends, high school, coming of age and high school life mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Skins: My Mad Fat Diary (2013), Shame (2015), Euphoria (2019), Sex Education (2019), Palo Alto (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: teenage life, fat girl, best friends, depression, physical appearance, social misfits, youth, teenage love, adolescence, loneliness, high school life, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, year 1996
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 8.7
 26K
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: realistic, emotional, sweet, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage sexuality, teenager, teenage protagonist, lgbt, teenage sex, teenage girl, friendship, teenage boy, high school, gay teenager, high school hunk, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 39K
Euphoria (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.
Style: thought provoking, serious, psychedelic, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: sex, drug addict, youth, drugs, teenage life, high school, first love, parents and children, friends, hallucination, school, alcohol ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.3
 125K
Sex Education (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: 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, sexy, light, dark humor, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama, teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage sex, first sex, gay teenager, teenage sexuality, best friends, gay, school, teenage life, couples, classmates, youth, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 26K
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, teenage sexuality, high school life, unfulfillment, adolescence, youth, teenage girl, high school student, high school, loneliness, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.9
 5K
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, touching, sincere, controversial ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage sex, high school, friendship, youth, teenage life, troubled teen, coming of age, teenage sexuality, drugs/alcohol, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, underage drinking, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.2
 89K
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, exciting, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, youth, friends, misfit, swearing, imaginary, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, superhuman powers, anti heroes, twentysomething life, superhero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage life, slacker, teacher, friendship, freak, social misfits, social relations, teenage love, nerd, brother sister relationship, high school student ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 8.6
 188K
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, dark humor, emotional, offbeat ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, life is a bitch, gay teenager, teenage sex, teenage life, siblings relations, juvenile delinquency, parents and children, bipolar disorder, youth, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The life of a group of adolescents going through the trials and tribulations of teendom at Degrassi Community School.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching, tense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, teacher, school, teenager, teenage love, teachers and students, life is a bitch, parents and children, love and romance, teenage life, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Recovery Road (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, sincere, realistic, 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 ⇓
100%
 7.5
 42K
Awkward. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, realistic, light, not serious, ironic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, classmates, loser, high school life, friends, self esteem, youth, popularity, student, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, sitcom, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: looking for sex, teenage life, high school, innocence lost, youth, friendship, bully, sexual humor, lifestyle, popularity, social awkwardness, social problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Queer as Folk (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
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: humorous, witty, clever, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, gay teenager, homosexual, looking for sex, social relations, urban, gender, looking for love, human nature, celibacy ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 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: exciting, tense, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, dangerous attraction, coming of age, buddies, teenage life, drugs/alcohol, danger, youth, rivalry, dishonesty, wild ride, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ 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, realistic, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenage life, masturbation, teachers and students, infidelity, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, friendship, teenage life, youth, rich kid, love and romance, lifestyle, college life, social relations, up and down relationship, high school, first sex ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 7.6
 33K
Elite (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
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, disturbing, twists and turns, intense ...
Plot: teenage sex, classmates, youth, new school, jealousy, school, murder, friendship, sex scene, theft, seduction, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 78K
The O.C. (2003)
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: touching, witty, serious, realistic, intellectual
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: troubled teen, dating, best friends, social differences, classmates, teenage love, lifestyle, first love, family relations, parents and children, lawyer, social relations ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 7.4
 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, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school life, teenage love, friendship, boarding school life, music band, love and romance, youth, teachers and students, boarding school, music, friends, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: emotional, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, teenage life, dedicated educator, hardcase students, underdog, rivalry, buddies, couples, ambition, suburbs, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, sexual, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, friendship, friends, coming of age, teenage life, lifestyle, high school life, society, innocence lost, rape, drugs, concealed nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: realistic, humorous, sincere, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: radio, friends, teenage life, rebelliousness, lifestyle, generation gap, high school life, high school, underground, misfit, adolescence vs adulthood, radio show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
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: high school, love and romance, teenage life, friendship, social relations, sexual relations, first sex, party, reconciliation, society, dishonesty, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ 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
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, adolescence, first love, friendship, teenagers, high school life, suicide, hopes, youth, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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, disturbing, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: subculture, life is a bitch, friendship, friends, youth, rape, skinhead, rebelliousness, teenage life, social misfits, sexual relations, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 937
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: realistic, serious, touching, gloomy, captivating
Plot: coming of age, estrangement, teenage life, family problems, death in the family, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, friendship, youth, dealing with death, friends, parent child relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: sincere, touching, sexual, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, love and romance, friendship, teenage love, gays and lesbians, teenage life, youth, high school life, gay, lifestyle, sexual relations, coming out ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 146K
Gossip Girl (2007)
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: witty, stylized, talky, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: youth, teenage love, high school, popularity, love triangle, betrayal, friends, lifestyle, gossip and rumors, party, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 7.8
 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, semi serious, humorous, witty, sexual
Plot: high school, high school life, high school teacher, infidelity, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, teachers and students, lifestyle, unsupportive coworkers, thirtysomething life, power relations, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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