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: 21st century, contemporary, 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 realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about youth, family relations, teenage life, friendship, parents and children, friends 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, touching, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: animal life, teenage life, rivalry, friendship, youth, farm, family relations, friends, starting over, ambition, athlete and trainer, athlete's life ...
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, touching, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, family relations, social relations, power relations, teachers and students, parents and children, pregnancy, high school life, dishonesty, teenage life, high school
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, self discovery, youth, coming of age, high school, racism, teenage life, interracial relations, parents and children, rich and poor, social relations, power relations ...
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: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: friends, youth, college, friendship, parents and children, mysterious character, religions or cults, family relations, teenage life, airport, female protagonist, religion ...
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: friends, teenage life, family problems, death in the family, youth, friendship, family relations, dealing with death, parents and children, death of father, grieving, native american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
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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: realistic, serious, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, youth, coming of age, teenage life, dishonesty, high school, infidelity, vengeance, urban, high school life, friends, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ 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: sexy, gloomy, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, couples, dishonesty, unfulfillment, sexual relations, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage, attempted rape, yuppie, sexual favor, black dress ...
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: gloomy, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: teenage life, friends, youth, unfulfillment, immigrants, unfulfilled love, love and romance, friendship, misfit, society, coming of age
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, self discovery, family relations, single parent, youth, teenage boy, therapist, boy, mother son relationship, coming of age, hamster, punch ...
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: serious, realistic, exciting, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, dance, follow your dream, music, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, life turned upside down, contests and competitions, ambition, high school, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: medical school, 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, talky, serious, sincere, mumblecore
Plot: couple relations, escapades, couples, friendship, clothed male naked male, husband wife relationship, undressing, friends, digging, nude swimming, taking off underwear, taxi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 728
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: tense, psychological, touching, bleak, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, disorder, dishonesty, teenage life, friendship, rivalry, coming of age, friends, youth, manipulations, gay, lgbt
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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: uplifting, realistic, sincere, emotional, serious
Plot: optimism, hospital, infidelity, friends, family relations, youth, friendship, terminal illness, unfulfillment, love and romance, life turned upside down, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: follow your dream, immigrants, friends, family relations, friendship, hip hop, music, hopes, urban, society, teenage life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: coming of age, friends, unsupportive parent, family relations, friendship, self discovery, youth, artists and showbiz, parents and children, solitary, intergenerational friendship, artist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, pennsylvania
⇓ 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: sincere, serious, emotional, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, love and romance, working class, factory, dysfunctional family, family relations, friends, infidelity, friendship, life is a bitch, rich and poor, couples ...
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: emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: troubled teen, farmer, golden years, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, family relations, family problems, couples, teenage life, estrangement, elderly ...
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: sincere, serious, touching, gloomy, realistic
Plot: human nature, midlife crisis, youth, couples, friends, family relations, unfulfillment, hopes, fatherhood, ex girlfriend, dance, invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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: serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: parents and children, family relations, friends, buddies, teenage life, filmmaking, youth, best friends, abusive father, forgiveness, high school, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Mom at Sixteen (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pregnant sixteen year old Jacey's well-meaning mother forces her to keep the birth a secret and decides to raise the baby as her own.
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adoption, teenage pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, babies and infants, youth, family relations, social relations, coming of age, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, high school life, social worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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: tense, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: false accusation, family problems, couples, life is a bitch, couple relations, parents and children, family in crisis, manipulations, siblings relations, 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: realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Plot: family relations, family problems, love affair, teenage life, couples, culture clash, youth, forbidden love, religions or cults, society, adolescence vs adulthood, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: elderly, golden years, elderly lovers, love and romance, couple relations, couples, aging, elderly couple, dementia, bureaucracy, alzheimer's disease
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: single parent, small town, coming of age, teenage life, small town life, society, lifestyle, family relations, couples, pregnancy, high school, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: touching, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: urban, society, lifestyle, couples, couple relations, immigrants, woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.0
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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: serious, atmospheric, sincere, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: homecoming, youth, coming of age, small town, human nature, moral dilemma, introspection, infidelity, estrangement, haunted by the past, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.6
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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: parents and children, teenage life, friends, family relations, opposites attract, immigrants, youth, coming of age, human nature, family life, friendship, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.0
 154
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, emotional, serious
Plot: single parent, youth, rivalry, parents and children, teenage life, family problems, fighting the system, adoption, custody, courtroom drama, family relations, righting the wronged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.9
 555
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, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: social relations, family relations, haunted by the past, siblings relations, suburban life, parents and children, coming of age, teenage life, suburbs, self discovery, youth, single parent
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 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: realistic, gloomy, sincere, serious
Plot: internet, restaurant, lie, parents and children, lebanese, disability, dishonesty, teenage life, hidden identity, siblings relations, computers and web, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal
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75%