Movies and TV shows like TV 101

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TV 101 (1988)
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TV 101 (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: TV 101 is an American drama series that aired on CBS from 1988 until 1989. The series stars Sam Robards, Brynn Thayer, Leon Russom and Andrew Cassese. Other notable cast members include Stacey Dash, Teri Polo, Alex D├ęsert and Matt LeBlanc. The music for this show was created and produced by Todd Rundgren.
Plot: high school, teacher, high school teacher, teenager, school life, juvenile delinquent, teenage girl, teenage boy, high school life, teaching, video camera, videotaping, social issues, high school friends, video, camera, tv news

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Most similar movies to TV 101

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and emotional films and TV series with plots about high school, teacher, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, school and teenage life mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like TV 101: Dangerous Minds (1996), The Bronx Zoo (1987), Grange Hill (1978), Rise (2018), Up on High Ground (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dangerous Minds (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dangerous Minds is an American drama television series that aired on ABC network between September 1996 and March 1997. The series is based on the motion picture film, Dangerous Minds. Annie Potts stars in the lead role originated by Michelle ...
Plot: ghetto, high school, teacher, ex soldier, high school teacher, teenager, school, teaching
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The Bronx Zoo (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Bronx Zoo is a 1987 NBC drama series directed by Allan Arkush and Paul Lynch. It lasted two seasons before cancellation.
Plot: high school, teacher, high school teacher, poverty, student, criminal, urban setting, boss
Place: bronx new york city, new york
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Grange Hill (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Grange Hill is a British television drama series originally made by the BBC. The show began in 1978 on BBC1 and was one of the longest-running programmes on British television when it ended its run in 2008. It was created by Phil Redmond who is also ...
Plot: teacher, school, school life, high school life, schoolboy, school teacher, student, high school friends, director, teenager, high school, teacher student relationship ...
Place: london
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Rise (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A working class high school drama department and the students come alive under a passionate teacher and family man whose dedication to the program galvanizes the entire town.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, emotional, inspirational
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, amateur theater, teacher, small town, stage performance, youth, teenage life, classmates, classmate, high school teacher
Place: pennsylvania
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73%
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Up on High Ground (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A likable college psychology student is tested daily with his roomies, one in friendship, and the other on patience as a third wheel freeloader. A contemporary life effort in the psychological, even pathological, and pretty typical day of students ...
Plot: school, high school, roommate, teenager, christianity, neighbor, student, christian
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70%
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Northwood (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Northwood is a Canadian drama television series which aired on CBC Television from 1991 to 1994 about the lives of teenagers living in North Vancouver, British Columbia. The series was created and produced by Nick Orchard.
Plot: pregnancy, soap, teenage boy, drug, teenage girl, high school, university, prostitution, drugs, teenage pregnancy, college, teenager
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Grand Army (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Five students at the largest public high school in Brooklyn take on a chaotic world as they fight to succeed, survive, break free and seize the future.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, emotional, entertaining
Plot: teenager, high school, fight, racism, racist, direction and purpose, social problems, social issues, society, social relations, schoolgirl, human rights ...
Place: brooklyn new york city
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65%
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Room 222 (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Room 222 is an American comedy-drama television series produced by 20th Century Fox Television. The series aired on ABC for 112 episodes from September 17, 1969 until January 11, 1974. The show was broadcast on Wednesday evenings at 9:00 for its ...
Plot: high school teacher, social issues, high school, usa history, boss, african american, teacher, human, woman, school, american history
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
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65%
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Tit for Tat (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Professor Herceg struggling with difficulties, it is not easy to determine how students conveyed knowledge, and even harder to avoid the hatred of the disciples, and sympathy for the students. Arrival of television in school, a poll about the new ...
Plot: high school, school, high school teacher, drawing, journalist, photographer, female nudity, tv show, false accusation, parent, teacher, parents ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Violation of Sarah McDavid (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sarah McDavid, an idealistic young teacher, takes a job in a rough high school where she is eventually attacked and raped in her classroom after school hours and decides to buck the school system in an attempt to make schools safer for students and ...
Plot: teacher, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, student, bicycle, rape, female teacher, school principal, inner city, rape victim, new job, classroom, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Jungle Fish 2 (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A beautiful high school student, who is the top student of her class, mysteriously dies. Six of her friends who graduated from the same elementary school attempts to track down the reasons for her death by communicating in real time. While the six ...
Plot: infamy, suicide attempt, school, friendship, student, high school life, high school, school life, insult, rumor, teenage pregnancy, classroom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Desperate Lives (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A brother and sister get caught up in the drug scene in their local high school, with tragic results.
Plot: high school, car accident, propaganda, drug dealing, drug addiction, jumping through a window, drugs, teenage girl, education, teacher student relationship, counselor, drug dealer ...
Time: 80s
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58%
Radio Free Roscoe (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Radio Free Roscoe was a Canadian television series filmed in Toronto, Ontario. The show was produced by Decode Entertainment, and it first aired on 1 August 2003 on Family, in Canada. It has also been dubbed in French in the province of Quebec and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sincere, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: radio, friends, teenage life, rebelliousness, lifestyle, generation gap, high school life, high school, underground, misfit, youth, radio show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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School 2017 (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age story about the lives of 18-year-old high school students who are valued according to their ranking in school. Despite their frustrations, they find out how to make their own way in this world that seems to be a stagnant cycle of ...
Style: emotional, romantic, buddy comedy, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, romance, coming of age, friendship, friends, teenage life, teenage boy, teenage girl, spoken inner thoughts, twists & turns, love affair, stereotypes ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Euphoria (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.
Style: depressing, thought provoking, captivating, serious, psychedelic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: drugs, drug addict, teenage life, sex, youth, high school, teenager, sexuality, first love, alcohol, transsexual, friends ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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A Teacher (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 248 min.
TV show
Story: Claire Wilson, a young teacher at a suburban Texas high school, begins an affair with her student, Eric Walker. But their relationship accelerates faster than anticipated and the permanent damage becomes impossible to ignore.
Style: unusual plot structure, psychological, suspenseful, sexy
Plot: teacher student relationship, teacher student sex, unfaithful wife, older woman younger man relationship, oral sex, horny wife, older woman teenage boy sex, sexually dissatisfied wife, cheating wife, teenage sexuality, female masturbation, high school teacher ...
Time: year 2013
Place: texas
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55%
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The Days (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Days is a 2004 ABC television series. Each episode chronicles 24 hours in the lives of the members of the fictional Day family. The series was produced for ABC by MindShare Worldwide, a GroupM media agency within WPP Group that financed the ...
Plot: family, journal, teenage protagonist, miscarriage, high school, brother brother relationship, brother sister relationship, pregnant wife, teenage boy, laptop, pregnancy, monologue ...
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Friend's Betrayal (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two childhood friends grow up. One has a family and the other has a career. One relationship may make or break a family. Paul, the teenage son, must decide what he wants for his future. While family would like to make that decision for him. Watch as ...
Plot: middle aged woman, birthday party, old friend, golden gate bridge, teenage girl, older woman younger man relationship, high school, teenager, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, female artist, family relations ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Harry and Cosh (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Harry and Cosh was a British children's television series directed by Daniel Peacock shown on Saturday afternoons on Shake! on Channel 5 It starred Harry Capehorn, Coshti Dowden, Lucinda Rhodes-Flaherty and Gemma Baker. It told the story of ...
Plot: child's point of view, british, female teacher, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, school, teenage girl, schoolboy, interracial friendship, best friend, dreadlocks, child protagonist ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Up the Down Staircase (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sylvia Barrett is a rookie teacher at New York's inner-city Calvin Coolidge High: her lit classes are overcrowded, a window is broken, there's no chalk, books arrive late. The administration is concerned mainly with forms and rules ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: high school, friendship, fish out of water, high school life, culture clash, teacher, school teacher, dedicated educator, power relations, idealism, innocence lost, against the odds ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Explosive Generation (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Peter Gifford is a likable, dedicated schoolteacher that teaches a senior life skills class. When student Janet Sommers brings up the topic of sex and dating, he asks students to write questions on the topic, and will cover them in the next class. ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: high school, student, teacher, hardcase students, society, hopes, youth, couples, urban ghetto, power relations, stoners, dedicated educator ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Skins (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Irreverent comedy drama which follows the messy lives, loves, delirious highs and inevitable lows of a group of raucous teenage friends in Bristol.
Style: captivating, realistic, cynical, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, friends, homosexual, youth, party, looking for sex, underage drinking, friendship, siblings relations, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Beverly Hills, 90210 followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in the upscale, star-studded community of Beverly Hills, California and attending the fictitious West Beverly Hills High School and, subsequently, the fictitious California ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, romantic, uplifting
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, friendship, teenage life, family relations, youth, rich kid, social issues, college life, lifestyle, love and romance, social relations ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Out With Dad (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Here we have a look into the life of a teenage girl along with her single father. The two share a close relationship. Rose is coming of age, coming out of the closet, and hoping to avoid having a spotlight put on her life. Her dad, Nathan, is ...
Style: erotic, psychological, disturbing, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: single father, coming out, high school, father daughter relationship, lesbian, teenager, lesbian daughter, friendship, lgbt, lesbian interest, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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52%
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Riley Rewind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A high school girl named Riley has the ability to travel back in time and uses this power to save her friend who commits suicide.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, high school, teenager, supernatural ability, friendship, supernatural, life risking, teenage life, youth, imaginary, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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51%
The Cherry Orchard (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At an all girl school, a group of girls annually stages a play. This year they pick Anton Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard." After vigorous rehearsals the play faces cancellation because one student gets caught smoking after school.
Plot: high school, theatre play, japanese schoolgirl, lesbian, girl, teenager, friendship between girls
Place: japan
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51%
Boston Public (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Boston Public is an American drama television series created by David E. Kelley and broadcast on Fox. It centered on Winslow High School, a fictional public high school located in Boston, Massachusetts. The show was named for the real public school ...
Style: humorous, sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, teachers and students, teacher student relationship, teacher, everyday life, teenage life, rivalry, youth, idealism, social problems, society, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Girl Like Her (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sophomore year has been a nightmare for Jessica Burns. Relentlessly harassed by her former friend Avery Keller, Jessica doesn't know what she did to deserve the abuse from one of South Brookdale High's most popular and beautiful students. ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, tense, suspense
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage girl, high school life, teenage life, kids in trouble, hidden camera, apology, filmmaker, humiliation, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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51%
Scandal in a Small Town (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Leda Beth Vincent lives in the small town of Shiloh and works as a cocktail waitress there. She is not too well thought of as she is nothing of a blushing virgin. But she is far from a whore and brings up her daughter Julie, a high school student, ...
Plot: small town, single mother, teacher, courtroom, mother daughter relationship, reputation, court, classroom, lawsuit, history teacher, racism, school teacher ...
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51%
Heartbreak High (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Heartbreak High is a popular Australian television series that ran for five years from 1994 to 1999. The series dealt with the students of Hartley High, a tough high school in a multi-racial area of Sydney, and proved to be a more gritty and ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, hardcase students, society, lifestyle, buddies, coming of age, dedicated educator, underdog, teenage life, teachers and students, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%