Movies and TV shows like Awkward.

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Awkward. (2011)
 7.6
 41K
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. Narration in the first-person voice of Jenna's blog posts captures the humor within the struggles and experiences everyone can relate to from their formative years.
Style: humorous, realistic, light, not serious, ironic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, loser, friends, classmates, self esteem, high school life, student, popularity, youth, adolescence, shyness, coming of age, social climbing, jealousy, social awkwardness, teenager, conflict, aspiring writer, falling in love, social misfits, friendship, gossip and rumors, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Awkward.

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and romantic films and TV series with plots about high school, teenage life, youth, high school life, friends, friendship and teenager mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Awkward.: The DUFF (2015), Faking It (2014), Suburgatory (2011), My Mad Fat Diary (2013), Easy A (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 75K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: high school, youth, teenage life, high school life, teenager, best friends, adolescence, friends, friendship, popularity, social relations, high school student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school life, lesbian, lgbt, popularity, best friends, lesbian relationship, high school hunk, friends, high school, teenage life, youth, female friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 29K
Suburgatory (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Single father George Altman is doing his best to raise his sixteen-year-old daughter Tessa in the big city. When he discovers a box of condoms in her bedroom, though, he decides the time has come to move her to a more wholesome and nurturing ...
Style: realistic, not serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, social relations, family relations, everyday life, parents and children, youth, fish out of water, high school life, misfit, lifestyle, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, teenage life, depression, 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 ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 326K
Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenage life, notoriety, teenage love, adolescence, parents and children, friends, high school life, love and romance, youth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 138K
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, romantic, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: betrayal, popularity, youth, teenage love, high school, friends, love triangle, gossip and rumors, party, school, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Hard Times of RJ Berger (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 9 min.
Story: The Hard Times of RJ Berger was an American television comedy series created by David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith for MTV. The show's central character is RJ Berger an unpopular sophomore at the fictional Pinkerton High School in Ohio who ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, friendship, loser, sitcom, geek, sexual activity, hot and sexy, basketball, coming of age, cheerleader, jealousy, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, couples, best friends, teenage life, coming of age, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, high school, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 176K
Project X (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three high school seniors throw a party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: party, when the parents are away, teenager, buddies, looking for sex, youth, drugs/alcohol, student, popularity, friends, teenage life, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pasadena california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
My So-Called Life (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The life of a 15 year-old high school student, whose angst-ridden journey through adolescence, friendship, parents, and life teaches her what it means to grow up.
Style: sincere, sentimental, gloomy, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: first love, high school hunk, teenage girl, high school, coming of age, adolescence, teenager, gay teenager, best friends, teenage daughter, homosexual, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, freak, slacker, geek, teacher, retro, teenage life, friendship, high school life, family relations, sexual activity, marijuana ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, best friends, high school life, youth, friends, coming of age, parents and children, happy ending, friendship, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Drillbit Taylor (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully, not realising he is just a homeless beggar and petty thief looking for some easy cash.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, teacher, friendship, bodyguard, high school life, protector, self defense, young heroes, youth, loser, parent child relationship, school bus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, campus, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.4
 6K
Popular (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: emotional, semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: popularity, high school, homosexual, cheerleader, peer pressure, social misfits, rise to the top, youth, football, social climbing, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Boys Over Flowers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A working class girl winds up at an exclusive prep school. Unassuming high school girl Jan Di stands up to -- and eventually falls for -- a spoiled rich kid who belongs to the school's most powerfu clique.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, social realism, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: opposites attract, teenage love, cinderella story, high school life, romance, high school, love triangle, teenage life, friendship, social differences, school, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 66K
One Tree Hill (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, couple relations, high school, friendship, high school life, rivalry, teenage love, basketball, athlete's life, team, ambitious, rivals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 4K
#RealityHigh (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When nerdy high schooler Dani finally attracts the interest of her longtime crush, she lands in the cross hairs of his ex, a social media celebrity.
Style: romantic, realistic, light, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, character change, best friends, youth, popularity, teenage crush, nerd, social media, bikini
⇓ 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, melancholic, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenage life, teachers and students, infidelity, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 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, feel good, sentimental, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school life, teenage love, boarding school life, friendship, teachers and students, boarding school, love and romance, teenage life, music band, social relations, music, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 7K
Radio Rebel (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High school senior Tara is so painfully shy that she dreads speaking to anyone in the hallways or getting called on in class. But in the privacy of her bedroom with her iPod in hand, she rocks out -- doing mock broadcasts for Miami's hottest FM ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: teenage love, secret identity, teenage life, high school, high school life, youth, prom, high school hunk, best friends, radio show, friends, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
The Carrie Diaries (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Before she was a fashion icon, before her column in the New York Star, before Mr. Big, Carrie Bradshaw was an innocent 16-year-old girl living in suburban Connecticut.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school life, first love, youth, first sex, teenage girl, high school hunk, boyfriend, gossip and rumors, high school, prom, friendship between girls, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: new york, connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
I Didn't Do It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Ultra-competitive fraternal twins Lindy and Logan Watson, together with their four best friends, navigate their freshman year of high school. Each episode begins with a comedic "what just happened?" situation as Lindy and Logan each spin ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, twins, siblings relations, teenage life, best friends, youth, family relations, high school, sitcom, coming of age, friends, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.9
 6K
Expelled (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Felix (Cameron Dallas) is a legendary prankster who gets expelled from his high school and, with his friend’s help, stops at nothing to hide it from his parents.
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, youth, coming of age, friends, prankster, disorder, siblings relations, school expulsion, power relations, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, family outing
Plot: secret, high school, friendship, blackmail, best friends, youth, threat, haunted by the past, disappearance, family, gossip and rumors, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 7.0
 297K
Mean Girls (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, teen comedy, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, fish out of water, popularity, teenager, rivalry, manipulation, stereotypes, betrayal, jealousy, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Boys Over Flowers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Hana Yori Dango is a Japanese television drama series, broadcast on TBS in 2005. It is based on Japanese shōjo manga series, Boys Over Flowers, written by Yoko Kamio. The series is the third television adaptation of the manga following Meteor ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, high school, romance, social differences, rich and poor, love and romance, teenage life, rich man poor woman, opposites attract, high school life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 17K
Drive Me Crazy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, high school, love and romance, prom, friendship, teenage life, youth, misfit, school, friends, teaching the ways of the world, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 9K
Picture This (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bookish and unpopular Mandy finds her luck finally changing when Drew, the school hottie, invites her to the year's biggest party. But with being grounded and Drew's ex-girlfriend bent on thwarting her, Mandy may be destined to remain a ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: teenage love, high school life, high school, nightlife, wooing, high school hunk, school, family relations, youth, teenage life, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ― and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: high school, teenage love, high school life, friendship, couples, high school hunk, couple relations, prom, friends, buddies, love and romance, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 14K
Prom (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At “Prom,” every couple has a story and no two are exactly alike. As the big dance approaches for Nova Prescott, it’s a battle of wills as she finds herself drawn to the guy who gets in the way of her perfect prom. Fellow seniors Mei and Tyler ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, prom, friendship, high school, wooing, teenage life, waitress, fountain, single parent, high school life, unlikely couple, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%