Movies and TV shows like Heartbreak High

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Heartbreak High (1994)
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Heartbreak High (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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 fast-paced show than many of its contemporaries. It was a spin-off of the 1993 Australian feature film The Heartbreak Kid which had featured Alex Dimitriades and Claudia Karvan. However, in later seasons the show shifted emphasis away from the school setting and the Poulos Family to the students' homes and hangout - the Shark Pool.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, youth, teachers and students, couples, high school life, teenage life, rivalry, society, ambition, sexual content, suburbs, lifestyle, suburban life, coming of age, social relations, underdog, buddies, dedicated educator, hardcase students, up and down relationship, power relations, love, teenager, teenage love, school ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia

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Most similar movies to Heartbreak High

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films and TV series with plots about teenage life, youth, high school, love and romance, teenage love, teenager and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Heartbreak High: Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001), Waterloo Road (2006), A Country Practice (1981), Degrassi: Next Class (2016), Neighbours (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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Waterloo Road (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Waterloo Road is a UK television drama series the first broadcast was in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 9 March 2006. Originally set in a troubled comprehensive school in Rochdale, England, the location of the show was moved to the former Greenock ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: high school, teenage life, social differences, teachers and students, social problems, romance, society, social relations, life is a bitch, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, scotland, northern england, manchester
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A Country Practice (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Country Practice was an Australian television drama series. At its inception, one of the longest-running of its kind, produced by James Davern of JNP Productions, who had wrote the pilot episode and entered a script contest for the network in ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, medical drama
Plot: hospital, countryside, workplace, friendship, social relations, doctors and patients, friends, workplace situations, society, love and romance, visit, blonde ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: australia
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100%
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
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100%
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Neighbours (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Neighbours is an Australian television soap opera. It was first broadcast on the Seven Network on 18 March 1985. It was created by TV executive Reg Watson, who proposed the idea of making a show that focused on realistic stories and portrayed adults ...
Style: emotional, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: cafe, family relations, infidelity, friendship, suburbs, couples, bar fight, family feud, family problems, social relations, friends, loss of daughter ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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60%
Young Americans (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Young Americans is an American television drama created by Steven Antin. The show debuted on July 12, 2000 on The WB network as a summer replacement for, and spin-off from, another Columbia TriStar Television production, Dawson's Creek. The ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, cross dressing, teenage love, fall in love, love and romance, buddies, coming of age, school, lifestyle, boarding school, cheating, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: maryland, usa, baltimore
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100%
Home and Away (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Home and Away is set in the fictional town of Summer Bay, a coastal town in New South Wales, and follows the personal and professional lives of the people living in the area. The show initially focused on the Fletcher family, Pippa and Tom Fletcher ...
Style: realistic, serious, saga, sentimental, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, small town, beach, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, youth, social relations, family problems, couples, first sex, high school life ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary ...
Place: australia, new south wales
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58%
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Dawson's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: emotional, touching, captivating, realistic, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, small town, teenage life, coming of age, love triangle, romance, couples, high school life, couple relations, self discovery, homosexual, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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One Tree Hill (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional small town of Tree Hill, North Carolina, this teen-driven drama tells the story of two half brothers, who share a last name and nothing else. Brooding, blue-collar Lucas is a talented street-side basketball player, but his ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school life, teenage life, couple relations, high school, family relations, friendship, step siblings, basketball, friends, high school sweetheart, teenage love, girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Degrassi High (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Degrassi Junior High is a Canadian CBC Television teen drama series that was produced from 1987-1989 as part of the Degrassi series. The show followed the lives of a group of students attending the titular fictional school. Many episodes tackled ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school life, friendship, looking for love, family relations, friends, youth, teenage life, social relations, love and romance, society, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Higher Ground (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Higher Ground is an American-Canadian drama action television show shot outside Vancouver, British Columbia. The series ran from January 14, 2000 - June 16, 2000 and aired on Fox Family. It stars Joe Lando, Hayden Christensen, A.J. Cook, Meghan Ory, ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: troubled teen, hardcase students, dedicated educator, mountain, rebellion, social problems, social misfits, understanding, teenage life, youth, juvenile delinquency, boarding school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa
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50%
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Hollyoaks (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The daily soap that follows the loves, lives and misdemeanours of a group of people living in the Chester village of Hollyoaks where anything could, and frequently does, happen...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, emotional
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, family relations, teenage love, teenage boy, love and romance, youth, family problems, teenage life, college life, college, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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48%
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90210 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, family relations, teenage life, friendship, high school hunk, teen romance, teenage love, friends, parents and children, siblings relations, social relations, high school student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: beverly hills, california, los angeles, usa
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Popular (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Brooke McQueen, a popular cheerleader at Jacqueline Kennedy High School, and Sam McPherson, the editor of the school paper, are polar opposites. When their single parents unexpectedly meet and get engaged, Brooke and Sam have to deal with their new ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: cheerleader, popularity, peer pressure, high school, high school life, homosexual, step siblings, rise to the top, youth, misfit, leadership, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Good Humor Man (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A mischievous high school sophomore faces a conflict of conscience vs. character when his best friend becomes linked to the death of a youth from another clique in suburban Middle America circa '76.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school, friendship, high school life, teenage life, buddies, love and romance, outdoor sex, suburbs, coming of age, first love, slacker ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, romantic, serious, realistic, uplifting
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage love, teenage life, friendship, family relations, rich kid, youth, social issues, college life, love and romance, lifestyle, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Skam Spain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The series accompanies a group of 16-year-olds on the journey of their life following their day to day in real time. Dependence on social media, how they face sex, love and ruptures, religion, the search of their identity and the need to fit in.
Style: realistic, captivating, disturbing, psychological, sincere
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, love, teenager, high school, adolescence, teenage life, teenage love, family relations, life philosophy, love and romance, youth, teenage sexuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
44%
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Hull High (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hull High is an American musical teen drama series which aired on the NBC television network in 1990. The series was created and executive produced by Gil Grant.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage life, social relations, power relations, teachers and students, high school life, hip hop, youth, teacher student relationship, ethnic diversity, breakdance, female teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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 ⇓
43%
Blue Citrus Hearts (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A first love could quite possibly be the last for Sam, a Memphis teenager coming to terms with the romantic feelings he harbors for his best friend, Julian. Will the love he feels for this boy guide him through his struggles with his abusive father, ...
Style: sincere, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, coming of age, high school, teenage love, teenage life, romance, youth, life is a bitch, society, best friends, buddies, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: memphis, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Flirting (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The year is 1965 and Danny Embling, is an awkward, underdeveloped teen suffering from occasional bouts of stuttering, attends an all-male boarding school in New South Wales, Australia. it has been some time since Danny has had any romantic ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, friendship, interracial relations, love, teenage life, teenage love, self discovery, school, romance, forbidden love, opposites attract ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1965, 70s
Place: australia, paris france, kenya, africa, uganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
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Fit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Takes a look at gay and straight love among the new millennials. Everything from secret crushes to homophobic attitudes are revealed by the rambunctious students taking Drama and Dance from Loris. None of the teens are what they seem at first ...
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, teachers and students, teenage love, teenage life, high school, youth, gender, power relations, lesbian, coming out, brother brother relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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You'll Get Over It (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
TV show
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, sexual, sincere, semi serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, love and romance, friendship, youth, gays and lesbians, teenage love, coming out, teenage life, high school life, gay sex, gay, gay teenager ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
41%
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Fame (1982)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Fame is an American television series originally produced between 1982 and 1987. The show is based on the 1980 motion picture of the same name. Using a mixture of drama and music, it followed the lives of the students and faculty at the New York ...
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, dancing, desire for fame, friendship, power relations, rehearsal, coming of age, youth, music, high school life, teenage life, student life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Cheaters (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the fall of 1994, a teacher at Chicago's run-down Steinmetz High conspires with the school's academic decathlon team to cheat on an academic competition.
Style: realistic, serious, clever, sincere, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, lifestyle, ambition, society, dedicated educator, youth, contests and competitions, rivalry, teenage life, teachers and students, social differences, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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 ⇓
40%
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Monster Pies (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mike has felt alienated and alone for as long as he can remember, until a new boy arrives at his school - awakening feelings and a world of possibilities he'd never before dared to dream of.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating
Plot: gay, high school, gay relationship, lgbt, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, teacher, teenage love, self discovery, fall in love, high school student, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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SLiDE (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of five 17-year-olds smashing their way into adulthood.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, best friends, youth, party, jealousy, teenager, geek, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%