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: usa, canada

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Most similar movies to Degrassi Takes Manhattan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about youth, family relations, friendship, teenage life, 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: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: rivalry, friendship, ambition, family relations, friends, starting over, animal life, family, athlete and trainer, farm, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: sentimental, touching, realistic, thought provoking, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, high school life, dishonesty, teachers and students, parents and children, teenage life, high school, family relations, social relations, power relations, pregnancy
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: thought provoking, sincere, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, coming of age, self discovery, youth, friendship, high school life, social differences, society, high school, racism, teenage life, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: youth, teenage life, parents and children, mysterious character, college, friendship, religions or cults, family relations, friends, airplane, mysterious stranger, stranger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: teenage life, family problems, family relations, friends, youth, friendship, death in the family, dealing with death, parents and children, death of father, cancer, native american ...
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: touching, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dishonesty, high school life, urban, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, high school, friends, social relations, infidelity, vengeance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: serious, sincere, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, sexual relations, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, stalking, female nudity, prostitute, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: sentimental, touching, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: youth, friendship, teenage life, love and romance, immigrants, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, friends, coming of age, society, misfit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 5K
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: realistic, touching, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, dance, youth, follow your dream, contests and competitions, teenage life, friendship, coming of age, lifestyle, high school life, life is a bitch, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, self discovery, single parent, youth, teenage boy, therapist, boy, mother son relationship, coming of age, undressing, hamster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, husband wife relationship, clothed male naked male, undressing, friends, taxi, gun, taking off underwear, swimming pool ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: psychological, bleak, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, friends, coming of age, friendship, rivalry, manipulations, dishonesty, disorder, betrayal, youth, gay, lgbt
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: serious, emotional, sincere, uplifting, realistic
Plot: child illness, unfulfillment, family in crisis, life is a bitch, love and romance, parents and children, optimism, terminal illness, hopes, life turned upside down, family relations, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 4K
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: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: elderly, love and romance, couple relations, elderly lovers, couples, aging, dementia, golden years, elderly couple, alzheimer's disease, bureaucracy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ 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: touching, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: hip hop, ambition, friends, family relations, immigrants, hopes, siblings relations, music, follow your dream, teenage life, friendship, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family relations, friends, unsupportive parent, solitary, artists and showbiz, parents and children, youth, friendship, self discovery, painter, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: serious, humorous, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Plot: mental illness, farm, youth, single parent, family relations, friends, factory, working class, friendship, down on your luck, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: touching, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: troubled teen, farmer, family relations, couples, family problems, estrangement, golden years, teenage life, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: sincere, gloomy, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: couples, human nature, youth, midlife crisis, hopes, unfulfillment, friends, family relations, friendship, drinking, party, boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: tense, thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: false accusation, mentally challenged, teenage life, siblings relations, manipulations, couple relations, family in crisis, parents and children, life is a bitch, rivalry, legal, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ 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: realistic, touching, emotional, serious
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, love affair, love and romance, family problems, couples, youth, culture clash, forbidden love, society, religions or cults, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, emotional
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: single parent, coming of age, small town, teenage life, love and romance, destructive relationship, lifestyle, society, parents and children, pregnancy, high school, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, crumbling marriage, family problems, love affair, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, family relations, redemption, parents and children, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ 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: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: society, urban, lifestyle, couples, immigrants, couple relations, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 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: atmospheric, serious, sincere, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: family life, dishonesty, postmodernism, family problems, small town, social relations, friends, family relations, coming of age, youth, unfulfillment, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.3
 252
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: emotional, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, friends, family relations, opposites attract, immigrants, youth, love and romance, friendship, human nature, coming of age, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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: realistic, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: rivalry, legal, adoption, youth, single parent, teenage life, parents and children, courtroom drama, family problems, fighting the system, righting the wronged, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: social relations, family relations, haunted by the past, coming of age, youth, single parent, parents and children, self discovery, suburban life, suburbs, siblings relations, teenage life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.6
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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: sincere, realistic, gloomy, serious
Plot: internet, restaurant, lie, computers and web, teenage life, parents and children, siblings relations, love and romance, lebanese, disability, hidden identity, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: touching, gloomy, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: woman in danger, midlife crisis, pregnancy, friends, family relations, introspection, family problems, couples, unfulfillment, singleness, friendship, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%