Movies and TV shows like Dear White People

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Dear White People (2017)
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Dear White People (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: At a predominantly white Ivy League college, a diverse group of students navigate various forms of racial and other types of discrimination.
Style: humorous, psychological, sincere, captivating, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: college, racism, social justice, racial issues, young adult, racial tension, youth, friendship, friends, love and romance, life philosophy, society, love, life is a bitch, hopes, couples, rivalry, netflix, student, university, boy, girl, racist, friend, classroom ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, sincere and psychological films and TV series with plots about friendship, youth, society, love, love and romance, friends and rivalry mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Dear White People: Games People Play (2019), The Clapper (2017), Bonus Family (2017), Tyler Perry's Sistas (2019), I Just Want My Pants Back (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Games People Play (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three ambitious women navigate the highly competitive world of professional sports.
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere, disturbing
Plot: basketball, gambling, marriage, game, police, college, investigation, money, murder, infidelity, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles
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The Clapper (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: 15 minutes of fame destroys the life of a man who works as a clapper in television.
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, psychological, humorous
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, ambition, adaptation, destiny, love and romance, society, youth, rivalry, unfulfillment, obsession, redemption, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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Bonus Family (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A new couple, their exes and their children navigate the emotional challenges and tricky logistics of blended family life in this Swedish dramedy.
Style: sincere, entertaining, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: male female relationship, family relations, love and romance, love, family, friendship, parents and children, adventure, life philosophy, society, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: eastern europe, sweden
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Tyler Perry's Sistas (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: There's nothing that bonds a group of single black women together more than sidestepping the land mines of living, working and dating in Atlanta. In a sea of swipe-lefts, social media drama and unrealistic #relationshipgoals, these friends try ...
Style: light, sincere, humorous, captivating, entertaining
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: male female relationship, love and romance, couple relations, society, social relations, youth, friendship, romance, rivalry, ambition, life philosophy, family ...
Time: contemporary
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I Just Want My Pants Back (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: I Just Want My Pants Back is an American comedy-drama that premiered with a special sneak peek on August 28, 2011 on MTV, with the series airing the new episodes beginning on February 2, 2012. The series is based on David J. Rosen's 2007 novel ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, youth, friendship, young adult, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, love and romance, city life, sexual content, looking for sex, twentysomething life, city ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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59%
Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After their mother ends up in jail, two sisters turn to train robbery in order to support their family.
Style: humorous, disturbing, tense, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenager, theft, love, youth, escapades, crimes, friendship, life is a bitch, adaptation, partners, danger, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho
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Bonding (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
TV show
Story: A New York City grad student moonlighting as a dominatrix enlists her gay BFF from high school to be her assistant.
Style: sex comedy, feel good, entertaining, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: dominatrix, pervert, gay best friend, relationship problems, female protagonist, bdsm, love affair, friendship, gay, love, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Welcome to Waikiki (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Kang Dong-Goo dreams of becoming a movie director, but he is cynical due to bad luck. Cheon Joon-Ki wanted to follow in his father's footsteps and become an actor, but he is now just a minor actor. Bong-Doo-Sik came to Seoul to become a ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: friendship, friends, workplace, youth, buddies, family problems, love, happy ending, multiple storylines, romance, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Board (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Ten years after hanging their diploma on the wall, four friends who graduated together from a business management school reach a conclusion: while they believed that their academic training would be the corner stone of their lives, that is not the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, semi serious
Plot: friendship, looking for love, friends, lifestyle, couple relations, singleness, promiscuity, thirtysomething life, love, society, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Jerks (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Best buddies Christian Ulmen and Fahri Yardim can't help to embarrass themselves from time to time. The troublemakers they are they love to test the limits of ethics and political correctness.
Style: psychological, humorous, captivating, sincere, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: rivalry, goofy hero, friends, society, odd couple, friendship, mishap, love and romance, adventure, lifestyle, escapades, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Kim's Convenience (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The funny, heartfelt story of The Kims, a Korean-Canadian family, running a convenience store in downtown Toronto. Mr. and Mrs. Kim ('Appa' and 'Umma') immigrated to Toronto in the 80's to set up shop near Regent Park and ...
Style: light, humorous, sweet, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: canadian humor, convenience store, society, friendship, brother sister relationship, adaptation, family relations, parents and children, rivalry, friend, love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada, ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Meyerowitz Stories (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.
Style: humorous, sincere, disturbing, touching, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: father son relationship, dysfunctional family, sculptor, father daughter relationship, love, friendship, parents and children, friends, family relations, society, family, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Velvet Collection (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: It is the year 1967. After five happy years of marriage in New York with Alberto and their young son, Anna Ribera returns to Spain to take her project Velvet to the next level. She and Alberto had been managing all things Velvet from across the ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, psychological, humorous
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, investigation, family relations, love, homosexual, friendship, gay, escapades, hopes, society, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
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53%
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Sunnyside (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A disgraced New York politician who was the city's youngest city councilman in history until he was brought down by a public intoxication incident gets an opportunity to rebuild his life when he is hired by a group of immigrants who hope to ...
Style: sincere, entertaining, light, captivating, humorous
Plot: immigration, society, adaptation, friendship, youth, romance, disorder, lifestyle, family, love, rivalry, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
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Hellcats (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Pre-law student Marti Perkins' world is flipped upside down when she loses her scholarship, and realizes the only way she can stay in school is by reigniting her dormant teen gymnastic skills to win a place on Lancer University's legendary ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cheerleading, cheerleader, college, campus, team, student life, teenage life, friends, youth, love and romance, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, memphis, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Sunny Again Tomorrow (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After being fired from her job at a TV home shopping channel, Ha-Nee decides to start her own fashion company and soon becomes involved with Han-Kyul, a merchandiser for the shopping channel.
Style: light, captivating, exciting, sincere, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, society, high school, life changing experience, life philosophy, youth, failed attempt, dishonesty, friendship between teens, school, friendship, friend
Time: contemporary
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My Generation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A documentary crew follows the stories of nine classmates during their high school years in Austin, Texas, and then revisits them ten years later to examine how far they have come.
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, sentimental
Plot: high school, friendship, youth, lifestyle, self fulfillment, friends, adulthood, hopes, teenage life, childhood sweetheart, social relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Really (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A funny, honest, behind-the-curtain look at the psychological and emotional complexities of marriage and the charged dynamics of a tight-knit group of friends grasping on to what's left of their youth.
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, sitcom, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, couples, couple relations, addiction, racism, society, suburban life, marriage, suburbs, friends, thirtysomething life, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Stella's Last Weekend (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Brothers Jack and Oliver reunite to put their beloved dog to sleep. While their zany mother plans a party to celebrate Stella's life, things go awry when the brothers discover they love the same girl.
Style: psychological, sincere, humorous, disturbing, captivating
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: brother brother relationship, love triangle, teenage girl, teenage boy, party, fight, rivalry, youth, love and romance, family relations, adaptation, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city
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51%
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Togetherness (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Four adults nearing 40, living under the same roof, struggle to keep their relationships and their individual dreams alive.
Style: humorous, sitcom, mumblecore, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: couple relations, relationship vs career, buddies, ambition, couples, friendship, follow your dream, hopes, love and romance, family relations, best friends, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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DTLA (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: DTLA is a gay-themed television series which premiered October 24, 2012. The series was created, and is co-produced and directed by Larry Kennar. It follows a group of friends in Downtown Los Angeles under the slogan: One City, Seven Lives / Old ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, sexual relations, couple relations, gender, lgbt, group of friends, gay relationship, love, sexual content, couples, friends, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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50%
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Our Story (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the world famous series "Shameless"
Style: entertaining, sincere, humorous, captivating
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, family relations, romance, rivalry, family problems, love, male female relationship, love affair, family, friendship, adaptation, family life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Skam Spain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The series accompanies a group of 16-year-olds on the journey of their life following their day to day in real time. Dependence on social media, how they face sex, love and ruptures, religion, the search of their identity and the need to fit in.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, love, high school, teenager, teenage life, teenage love, adolescence, friends, society, family relations, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: madrid, spain
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Good Trouble (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: After moving to The Coterie in Downtown Los Angeles, Callie and Mariana Foster realize that living on their own is not all that it’s cracked up to be.
Style: emotional, light, semi serious, sincere, sweet ...
Plot: young adult, sisters, new job, friends, love and romance, coworker relationship, self discovery, sister sister relationship, adulthood, adolescence vs adulthood, new life, grownups ...
Place: los angeles
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HAPPYish (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Thom Payne is a 44 year-old man whose world is thrown into disarray when his 25 year-old "wunderkind" boss arrives, saying things like "digital," "social" and "viral." Is he in need of a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace, workplace situations, boss and employee, unfulfillment, self discovery, happiness, introspection, love, couples, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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The Jesus Rolls (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hours after his release from prison, Jesus Quintana pairs up with fellow misfits Petey and Marie for a freewheeling joyride of petty crime and romance.
Style: humorous, disturbing, psychological, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: hairdresser, bowling, danger, escapades, couples, friendship, adventure, adaptation, crimes, love, hopes, society ...
Time: contemporary
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48%
Together With Me (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: This story takes place before the events of Bad Romance The Series. It is focused on Korn and Knock and how they met and all the obstacles they had to go through before they officially became a couple.
Style: sincere, unusual plot structure, humorous, light, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay love, romance, fall in love, society, family relations, love and romance, gay interest, best friends, life is a bitch, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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SLiDE (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of five 17-year-olds smashing their way into adulthood.
Style: sincere, captivating, humorous, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, best friends, youth, party, jealousy, teenager, friends, shallowness, crush ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Cerebrum (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: -Henri Lacombe is a psychiatrist at the National Institute of Mental Health where he has just been promoted to director. Day after day, Henri's mission is to soothe the suffering of his patients. He is the spouse of Anne Beaulieu, a consultant ...
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: husband wife relationship, parents and children, life philosophy, couple relations, family, family drama, mother son relationship, rescue, family relations, society, psychologist, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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LA to Vegas (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An ensemble workplace comedy about a group of underdogs trying to find their place in the world, set on the Friday night flight from LAX to Vegas and the returning flight on Sunday, who all share the same goal: to come back a winner in the casino of ...
Style: feel good, light, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: stewardess, airline, flight attendant, airplane, love, rivalry, hopes, adventure, friendship, workplace situations, adaptation, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
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