Movies like Degrassi Takes Manhattan

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Degrassi Takes Manhattan (2010)
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Degrassi Takes Manhattan (2010)
Original name: The Rest of My Life
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Film spin-off of Nickelodeon's popular teen program Degrassi.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, vengeance, youth, twins, friendship, friends, family relations, couple relations, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, high school, rivalry, tattoo, explosion, drunken sex, intern, diva, divorce lawyer, bikini, cleavage, tattoo parlor, pool party, eavesdropping, banana
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: canada, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about youth, family relations, teenage life, friendship, friends, parents and children and couples mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Degrassi Takes Manhattan: A Fine Step (2014), The Pregnancy Project (2012), Toe to Toe (2009), Another Perfect Stranger (2007), Tiger Eyes (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Fine Step (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Fine Step is an uplifting family drama centering on Cal Masterson (Luke Perry, Beverly Hills 90210) an award winning horseman whose relationship with his beloved horse Fandango allows him to achieve multiple championship wins. However tragedy ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: farm, athlete's life, contests and competitions, family, parents and children, athlete and trainer, hopes, youth, starting over, animal life, teenage life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
The Pregnancy Project (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Pregnancy project tells the real story of Gaby Rodriguez, a seventeen-year-old who attended a Washington state high-school and made her senior school project the treatment of pregnant teenagers by pretending to be pregnant.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, power relations, social relations, family relations, high school life, dishonesty, teenage life, pregnancy, high school, teachers and students, parents and children
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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94%
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Toe to Toe (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Out on the lacrosse pitch, wealthy but troubled Jesse and poor but driven Tosha form an easy and deep bond, but their relationship is threatened once they enter the hallways of an elite prep school they attend in Washington, D.C. There, they must ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, racism, friends, social relations, family relations, power relations, interracial relations, rich and poor, parents and children, friendship, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Another Perfect Stranger (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ten years have passed. Nikki's daughter Sarah, now 19 and heading West for college, is at her own spiritual crossroads. To make matters worse, her mother has recently revealed that, nearly a decade ago, she was the dinner guest of the Almighty ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: teenage life, family relations, religions or cults, friends, youth, college, friendship, mysterious character, parents and children, discussion, stranger, mysterious stranger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Tiger Eyes (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After Davey's father is killed in a hold-up, she and her mother and younger brother visit relatives in New Mexico. Here Davey is befriended by a young man who helps her find the strength to carry on and conquer her fears.
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, touching
Plot: dealing with death, death in the family, teenage life, family problems, youth, friendship, parents and children, friends, family relations, drinking problem, death of father, grieving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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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: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, love and romance, teenage life, dishonesty, vengeance, infidelity, high school, youth, friends, social relations, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Webdultery (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple in a failing marriage begin to cheat on each other using the power of the internet.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, sexual relations, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couples, adultery, sexual fantasy, cheating wife, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
In Between Days (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, South Korea, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Korean immigrant falls in love with her best friend while navigating her way through the challenges of living in a new country.
Style: gloomy, touching, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: teenage life, youth, coming of age, misfit, society, friendship, unfulfillment, immigrants, love and romance, unfulfilled love, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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All the Wilderness (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Keeping to himself in the wake his father's death, James Charm finds refuge in solitary walks and creating morbid sketches — until a charismatic new friend and a quirky young woman begin to draw him out of his shell.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, self discovery, family relations, single parent, youth, boy, therapist, teenage boy, mother son relationship, coming of age, hamster, undressing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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How She Move (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the death of Raya Green's(Rutina Wesley) sister, she gets out from her classes at school, and sees a stomp crew practicing. She meets Bishop(Dwain Murphy) which is the dance crew leader. She then meets Michelle and does a stomp battle ...
Style: touching, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, dance, urban ghetto life, dancer's life, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, high school, ambition, hopes, music, artists and showbiz, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Digging for Fire (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tim and Lee are married with a young child. The chance to stay at a fancy home in the Hollywood Hills is complicated by Tim's discovery of a bone and a rusty old gun in the yard. Tim is excited by the idea of a mystery, but Lee doesn't ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, talky, mumblecore
Plot: couple relations, escapades, couples, friendship, clothed male naked male, husband wife relationship, undressing, friends, male objectification, barefoot male, taking off underwear, shovel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.6
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Night Flight (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Three teenage boys who were once close friends grow apart when they reach high school: Yong-ju lives hiding his true gender identity, Gi-woong becomes the leader of the school gang, and Gi-taek an obsessive manga fan. Tired of the constant malicious ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, tense, touching ...
Plot: youth, rivalry, friendship, friends, coming of age, manipulations, betrayal, teenage life, disorder, dishonesty, gay, lgbt
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.5
 924
Matching Jack (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman struggles with her son's illness and her husband's infidelity, but, after a chance encounter with an Irish sailor and his son, her life is turned upside down in a love story that defies explanation and breaks all the rules.
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, sincere, realistic
Plot: infidelity, hospital, family relations, friends, life turned upside down, youth, friendship, terminal illness, optimism, couples, family problems, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.6
 41
Max & Lenny (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max and Lenny is the story of a friendship between two girls fighting for survival in a northern area of Marseille.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: follow your dream, immigrants, music, siblings relations, friendship, hip hop, hopes, ambition, urban, society, teenage life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.9
 1K
Local Color (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A successful artist looks back with loving memories on the summer of his defining year, 1974. A talented but troubled 18-year-old aspiring artist befriends a brilliant elderly alcoholic painter who has turned his back on not only art but life. The ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: coming of age, parents and children, artists and showbiz, self discovery, youth, solitary, friendship, unsupportive parent, family relations, friends, inspiration, ends with biographical notes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Something Like Happiness (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Over the course of a year, in a small town scarred and beaten down by industrialization, Tonda and Monika, friends since childhood, come to experience what life might be like if they could be with one another – which they seemingly can't. Or ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Plot: mental illness, single parent, farm, dysfunctional family, couples, eccentric family, family problems, factory, friendship, youth, rich and poor, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Twelve Mile Road (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A divorced farmer takes in his troubled teenage daughter for the summer, a summer which changes the lives of the two of them, and their friends and family.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious
Plot: troubled teen, farmer, elderly, family relations, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, golden years, couple relations, estrangement, farm, youth, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Women or Children First (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tom, a Spaniard, is married to Sylvie and lives a quiet but a bit boring life in the Britanny countryside (west of France). Trouble comes when Tom ex girlfriend reappears, asking for help, announcing him that she had a girl from him 9 years ago.
Style: gloomy, touching, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: human nature, friends, family relations, unfulfillment, hopes, youth, midlife crisis, couples, fatherhood, ex girlfriend, invasion, dance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Furious (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sven (15) will be director and has been busy filming. He films his friends, especially those to do free running and put the videos on YouTube. He asks Roosmarijn to work on his first feature film. They may not know that he gets a thrashing at home ...
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, serious
Plot: family relations, friends, parents and children, buddies, teenage life, youth, filmmaking, best friends, abusive father, forgiveness, father son relationship, death of brother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Suspect (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Teacher Rob Dekoster is a good man, albeit a bit too frivolous and liberal with funds the local arts center's interim director. His wife Nelle, who sometimes abuses drugs, spoils his ingrate teenage stepdaughter Sandy, who is kind only to her ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, tense, captivating
Plot: false accusation, dishonesty, parents and children, family in crisis, life is a bitch, siblings relations, manipulations, couple relations, youth, rivalry, courtroom, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Expecting Amish (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 18-year-old Hannah Yoder is ready to become an Amish adult - which means baptism into the Church and marriage to her boyfriend, Samuel. However, her friends convince her to visit Hollywood for Rumspringa where she meets Josh and the two hit it off ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: family problems, youth, culture clash, love affair, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, pregnancy, forbidden love, teenage life, couples, society, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Still Mine (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An elderly couple fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: elderly, couples, golden years, love and romance, elderly lovers, couple relations, aging, elderly couple, dementia, alzheimer's disease, bureaucracy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Due East (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The movie spotlights an intelligent high school senior and National Merit Scholar (Bryant) who has never been part of the "in crowd." She teaches a high school equivalency night class, tends to the needs of her widower father, Jesse ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sincere, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, single parent, couples, youth, pregnancy, high school, parents and children, small town life, teenage life, society, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Mother of George (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story about a woman willing to do anything and risk everything for her marriage.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: lifestyle, urban, society, couple relations, immigrants, couples, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.9
 1K
The Turning (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Seventeen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton. The linking and overlapping stories explore the extraordinary turning points ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: homecoming, estrangement, infidelity, small town, family life, postmodernism, small town life, couples, family problems, dishonesty, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.6
 251
Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, family relations, friends, opposites attract, immigrants, human nature, coming of age, love and romance, family life, friendship, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.9
 563
Drunkboat (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After twenty years of broken bottles and empty hallways, Mort Gleason witnesses his nephew Moo being beaten while in a drunken stupor. The short contact with family brings Mort back to what are left of his senses and he returns to the last home he ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching
Plot: suburbs, teenage life, coming of age, siblings relations, parents and children, suburban life, haunted by the past, family relations, social relations, youth, single parent, self discovery
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.8
 156
Taken Away (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corrupt politician covers up his daughter Vicky's pregnancy by forcing her to give the baby up for adoption. The newborn is adopted by a loving couple unable to have children, but a year later Vicky, now in college, realizes she was forced ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: legal, parents and children, adoption, single parent, youth, family problems, fighting the system, teenage life, family relations, righting the wronged, custody, courtroom drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.6
 159
Romeo Eleven (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Romeo11 is a frequent visitor to internet chat rooms and social networking sites, where he's been engaging in an ongoing flirtation with an attractive woman. But Romeo11 doesn't actually exist; he's the creation of Rami, a teenager ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: internet, restaurant, lie, coming of age, family relations, disability, dishonesty, teenage life, hidden identity, siblings relations, computers and web, lebanese ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Plans for Tomorrow (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three stories intertwined which occur in a single day. The day Ines discovers she is pregnant, Antonia decides to abandon her family and Marian realizes she is going to die.
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: introspection, singleness, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, family problems, couples, friends, family relations, pregnancy, friendship, woman in danger, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%