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, bikini, drunken sex, intern, diva, divorce lawyer, 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, friendship, friends, teenage life, parents and children and couples mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Degrassi Takes Manhattan: A Fine Step (2014), Guilty Hearts (2006), The Pregnancy Project (2012), Toe to Toe (2009), Another Perfect Stranger (2007). 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: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: athlete and trainer, parents and children, family relations, contests and competitions, friends, ambition, animal life, family, hopes, starting over, farm, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
 4.7
 695
Guilty Hearts (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Over the course of this drama's six separate stories, a variety of couples struggle with the infidelity, dishonesty and heartbreak that plagues their varied pasts. In overcoming their challenges, these diverse individuals embrace a brighter ...
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: looking for love, couples, redemption, haunted by the past, couple relations, infidelity, love and romance, friendship, bittersweet, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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: realistic, thought provoking, sentimental, serious, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, pregnancy, high school, teenage life, dishonesty, high school life, parents and children, power relations, family relations, teachers and students, social relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 5.2
 447
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: serious, touching, gloomy, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, society, high school life, racism, high school, coming of age, bittersweet, social differences, self discovery, youth, teenage life, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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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, serious, sincere ...
Plot: college, friendship, mysterious character, teenage life, youth, parents and children, religions or cults, family relations, friends, religion, mysterious stranger, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 3.5
 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: touching, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dance, hip hop, youth, follow your dream, contests and competitions, teenage life, friendship, hopes, dancer's life, life is a bitch, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.3
 77
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: realistic, serious, touching, sexy, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, dishonesty, couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations, sexual relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, sexual content, erectile dysfunction, sexual favor, yuppie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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: contemplative, sentimental, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: youth, misfit, society, unfulfilled love, friends, friendship, coming of age, teenage life, unfulfillment, love and romance, immigrants
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 6.3
 2K
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, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, teenage life, death in the family, bittersweet, grieving, depression, life is a bitch, family problems, youth, dealing with death, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.0
 712
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: dishonesty, urban, youth, friends, social relations, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, love and romance, high school, coming of age, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, family relations, self discovery, youth, single parent, therapist, teenage boy, boy, mother son relationship, coming of age, drawing, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.6
 844
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: bleak, tense, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: gay interest, coming of age, dishonesty, friendship, rivalry, youth, disorder, teenage life, betrayal, friends, manipulations, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.4
 936
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: realistic, serious, emotional, sincere, uplifting
Plot: friendship, family problems, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, love and romance, hopes, dishonesty, couples, bittersweet, child illness, family in crisis, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.6
 43
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, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: music, follow your dream, siblings relations, friends, family relations, friendship, immigrants, hopes, teenage life, hip hop, urban, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.7
 176
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, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: false accusation, manipulations, family problems, teenage life, life is a bitch, legal, vengeance, rivalry, dishonesty, youth, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.4
 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, elderly lovers, aging, couple relations, couples, dementia, golden years, elderly couple, alzheimer's disease, bureaucracy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, realistic, serious, gloomy, touching
Plot: couples, human nature, hopes, unfulfillment, youth, midlife crisis, family relations, friends, invasion, dance, boy, friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brittany
⇓ 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, serious, sentimental, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: mental illness, family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, working class, eccentric family, love and romance, life is a bitch, friendship, single parent, couples, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 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: sincere, realistic, touching, serious, contemplative
Plot: self discovery, friendship, youth, parents and children, family relations, unsupportive parent, mentor, intergenerational friendship, inspiration, coming of age, painter, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.5
 162
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: internet, love and romance, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, dishonesty, hidden identity, disability, teenage life, computers and web, restaurant, lie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: troubled teen, farmer, teenage life, friendship, estrangement, parents and children, family relations, youth, family problems, elderly, adolescence vs adulthood, summer vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 546
Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: youth, redemption, reach out, power relations, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, hopes, society, friendship, fire brigade, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.1
 1K
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: sincere, bleak, realistic, touching, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, family problems, crumbling marriage, love affair, dishonesty, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, redemption, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, forbidden love, couples, youth, culture clash, love and romance, love affair, adolescence vs adulthood, society, pregnancy, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.4
 371
Swimmers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an accident in a small Maryland fishing town, 11-year-old Emma begins to question the nature of the adults around her.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, introspection, family problems, family relations, youth, friendship, human nature, family in crisis, social relations, power relations, friends, solace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.8
 159
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, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: custody, courtroom drama, adoption, single parent, youth, rivalry, family problems, teenage life, family relations, parents and children, righting the wronged, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.9
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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: touching, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: family life, postmodernism, parents and children, social relations, friends, family relations, infidelity, haunted by the past, coming of age, family problems, unfulfillment, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Two Mr. Kissels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama based on a true story. Rich, high-flying brothers Robert and Andrew Kissel seemingly have everything: beautiful wives who love them, great jobs and huge houses. But beneath the surface lie resentments and secrets that will eventually be their ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: dishonesty, couples, crimes, mystery, infidelity, family relations, couple relations, murder, deadly, crime, cons and scams, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
To Save a Life (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jake Taylor has everything. He has a beautiful girl, he's the champion in basketball and beer pong, and everyone loves him. Then, an old childhood friend, whom Jake used to be friends with, commits suicide. Jake begins to think. He wonders what ...
Style: serious, contemplative, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, social differences, self discovery, bittersweet, teenage life, innocence lost, high school life, misfit, youth, religious, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: realistic, sincere, touching, serious
Plot: strong female presence, couple relations, immigrants, lifestyle, society, urban, couples, woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%