Movies and TV shows like Atypical

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Atypical (2017)
 8.3
 76K
Atypical (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, takes a funny, yet painful, journey of self-discovery for love and independence and upends his family.
Style: light, sincere, touching, emotional, humorous
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: autism, coming of age, high school, lesbian relationship, social problems, asperger's syndrome, brother sister relationship, penguins, teenage protagonist, teenager, therapist, overprotective mother, family relations, best friend, older sister, high school athlete, terminal illness, hoodie
Time: 21st century
Place: connecticut

Most similar movies to Atypical

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sincere films and TV series with plots about teenager, teenage life, coming of age, high school, youth, family relations and friendship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Atypical: Sex Education (2019), Everything Sucks! (2018), Merli (2015), The Breakfast Club (1985), My Mad Fat Diary (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sex Education (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.
Style: light, sexy, captivating, feel good, uplifting ...
Audience: teen drama, teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage sex, first sex, gay teenager, teenage sexuality, gay, best friends, school, couples, classmate, teenage life, family relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Everything Sucks! (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1996 in a town called Boring, Oregon, where high school misfits in the AV and drama clubs brave the ups and downs of teenage emotions in the VHS era.
Style: touching, humorous, stylized, colourful, light
Audience: teens
Plot: lgbt, teenager, school, interracial friendship, relationships, parent child relationship, sexual humor, lesbian kiss, misfit, school play, coming of age, road trip ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1996
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.6
 8K
Merli (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: TV series about a high school philosophy teacher, MerlĂ­, who teaches in an original way, and about the students of his class, including his own son, and the relationship, friendship, love, and problems between the students of the class.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, semi serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: philosophy, high school, gay lead character, teacher, teenage love, coming of age, bisexual man, gay love, coming out, teenage life, lgbt, teacher student relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, introspection, friendship, youth, teachers and students, teenage angst, popular girl, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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My Mad Fat Diary (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl Rae, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months after attempting suicide, begins to reconnect with her best friend ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, tragicomedy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: fat girl, teenage life, depression, physical appearance, youth, best friends, teenage love, social misfits, first love, adolescence, loneliness, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Anyone But Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Anyone But Me is a live-action, web television drama that first aired in 2008. The show is in serial short-format webisodes, each lasting between six and fifteen minutes, following the lives of a group of teenagers in New York City and Westchester ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, teenage life, friends, lifestyle, youth, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, gays and lesbians, long distance relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 11K
Red Oaks (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age comedy set in the "go-go" 80s that is equal parts hijinks and heartfelt about a college student enjoying a last hurrah before summer comes to an end--and the future begins. David Myers, an assistant tennis pro at the Red ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, student film, teen comedy
Plot: nostalgia, coming of age, family relations, grownups, golf club, teenage protagonist, teenage sexuality, first love, teenage love, teenage boy, teen romance, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 13K
On My Block (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A coming of age comedy following a diverse group of teenage friends as they confront the challenges of growing up in gritty inner-city Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: netflix, coming of age, high school, school, young adult, friendship between teens, adolescence, friendship, teenage life, friendship gone bad, teenage boy, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.2
 2K
One on One (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: One on One is an American sitcom that aired on the now-defunct UPN from September 3, 2001 to May 15, 2006. The series stars Flex Alexander as a single sportscaster, who becomes a full-time dad when his ex-wife decides to accept a job out of the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, family relations, disorder, coming of age, single parent, high school life, singleness, love and romance, mischievous children, best friends, high school, basketball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 14K
Faking It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: A romantic comedy about two best friends who love each other -- in slightly different ways. After numerous failed attempts to become popular, the girls are mistakenly outed as lesbians, which launches them to instant celebrity status. Seduced by ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, disturbing, light
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: lesbian, high school life, lgbt, lesbian relationship, best friends, popularity, youth, teenage life, high school, friends, female friendship, high school hunk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 5K
Grown-ish (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Zoey Johnson heads to college and begins her hilarious journey to adulthood but quickly discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest.
Style: light, emotional, sweet, romantic
Plot: college, friends who live together, group of friends, grownups, university, coming of age, teenager, friendship, fashion, female student, dormitory, self discovery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The End of the F***ing World (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a darkly comedic road trip in search of her real father.
Style: ironic, tragicomedy, road movie, captivating, slang ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: road trip, underage, psycho, murder, teenager, dark humor, teenage love, psychopath, police investigation, search for father, relationships, tragic love ...
Place: united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.1
 109K
Gilmore Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.
Style: feel good, talky, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, single mother, boyfriend, small town life, student, first love, social relations, looking for love, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
My So-Called Life (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The life of a 15 year-old high school student, whose angst-ridden journey through adolescence, friendship, parents, and life teaches her what it means to grow up.
Style: sincere, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: first love, high school hunk, high school, family relations, coming of age, teenage girl, teenage daughter, adolescence, teen romance, shyness, gay teenager, teenage crush ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, rivalry, youth, teenage life, society, social problems, idealism, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Less Than Kind (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Less Than Kind is a Canadian television comedy-drama series that stars Jesse Camacho as Sheldon Blecher, a teenager growing up in a loving but dysfunctional Jewish family in Winnipeg. The show's cast also includes Maury Chaykin and Wendel ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, coming of age, family life, teenage life, family business, parents and children, jewish family, misfit, society, disorder, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Boy Meets World (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, high school, school, college, friendship, high school life, teenage life, teenage love, supportive parent, power relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Ginny & Georgia (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Angsty and awkward fifteen year old Ginny Miller often feels more mature than her thirty year old mother, the irresistible and dynamic Georgia Miller. After years on the run, Georgia desperately wants to put down roots in picturesque New England and ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: teenager, romance, mother daughter relationship, daughter, kids and family, humour, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, family, changing lives, single mother ...
Time: 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Never Have I Ever (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After a traumatic year, all an Indian-American teen wants is to go from pariah to popular -- but friends, family and feeling won't make it easy on her.
Style: funny, psychological, light, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage girl, popularity, social misfits, school, indian american, teenager, friendship, coming of age, family relations, mother daughter relationship, teenage life, grownups ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 2K
Some Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Some Girls is a British comedy series written by Bernadette Davis that airs on BBC Three. The show stars Adelayo Adedayo, Mandeep Dhillon, Alice Felgate, Natasha Jonas, Dolly Wells, Colin Salmon, Jassa Ahluwalia and Franz Drameh. It debuted on 6 ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage life, high school life, youth, coming of age, social relations, soccer, school life, popularity, friends, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Real O'Neals (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary take on a seemingly perfect Catholic family, whose lives take an unexpected turn when surprising truths are revealed. Instead of ruining their family, the honesty triggers a new, messier chapter where everyone stops pretending to be ...
Style: sitcom, light, feel good, sincere, visually appealing ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, boys' night
Plot: gay teenager, family, teenager, family relations, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, high school, catholic, parents and children, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mr. Know-It-All (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A football coach afraid of commitment has to take care of his nephew with Asperger's Syndrome.
Style: captivating, light, humorous, sincere
Plot: asperger's syndrome, uncle nephew relationship, coach, doctor, autism, friendship, family relations, child care, football, soccer, female nudity, football team ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Girl Meets World (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of relatable and adventurous Riley Matthews, the tween daughter of Cory and Topanga Matthews, and her bold best friend Maya as they traverse the twists and turns of teenage years at Manhattan's John Quincy Adams Middle School ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen comedy, teen drama
Plot: school, coming of age, teenage girl, family values, supportive parent, parents and children, self discovery, teachers and students, teenage life, youth, family, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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I Didn't Do It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ultra-competitive fraternal twins Lindy and Logan Watson, together with their four best friends, navigate their freshman year of high school. Each episode begins with a comedic "what just happened?" situation as Lindy and Logan each spin ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, high school life, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, family relations, high school, coming of age, friends, buddies, brother sister relationship, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Red Band Society (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Children and teenagers become friends in a hospital where they are all patients. Together they try to escape the sad reality to create their own world with their own codes , while the nursing staff do their best to bring them a little happiness ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, compassionate, thought provoking ...
Plot: anorexia, teenage life, child cancer, friendship, hospital, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, doctor, coming of age, doctor patient relationship, hopes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.7
 1K
Queen Sized (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An overweight girl, Maggie Baker, is elected Homecoming queen by the mean girls in the high school.
Style: feel good, uplifting, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, rivalry, society, against the odds, best friends, follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, hopes, prom, family relations, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Puberty Blues (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Kathy Lette and Gabrielle Carey's iconic novel, Puberty Blues tells the story of two girls, Debbie and Sue, of innocence lost and experience gained against the backdrop of Australia in the 1970s.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, best friends, youth, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, teenager, couples, society, innocence lost, friends, strong female presence
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Sweet Valley High (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sweet Valley High is an American comedy-drama series very loosely based on Francine Pascal's book series of the same name. The series ran from September 5, 1994 to October 14, 1997, and was produced by Saban Entertainment. The rights are now ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, twins, twin sister, sister sister relationship, shopping, disorder, teenage love, teenage life, high school life, mistaken identity, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 1K
Happyland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Having grown up in a world of manufactured happiness, Lucy, the cynical teenage daughter of a idealistic theme park princess mom, wants to get out and experience something real. When Ian, the new park owner's son, arrives and sweeps her off her ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, fall in love, theme park, amusement park, workplace, dysfunctional family, love and romance, workplace situations, teenage love, teenage life, strong female presence, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Amy and her friends at Grant High learn to define themselves while they navigate the perilous waters of contemporary adolescence. Between their love triangles, secrets, drama, accusations, gossip, confusion, and scandalous rumors, there's never ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama, girls' night, teens
Plot: teenage pregnancy, high school, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, youth, step siblings, teenager, coming of age, friendship, pregnancy, high school hunk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%