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The Best Years (2007)
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The Best Years (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Best Years is a Canadian teen drama series set in Boston, Massachusetts. The series was created by producer and writer of Degrassi: The Next Generation, Aaron Martin. The first season was shown on Global in Canada and The N in the United States. The second season was shown in the U.S. on The N and in Canada on E!, CanWest's secondary network.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching, sexual, sexy
Plot: college, teenage life, student life, social differences, lifestyle, youth, friends, college life, foster child, charity, upscale, basketball, university, high school life, high school, studying, celebrity culture, twentysomething life, young adult
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, humorous and semi serious films and TV series with plots about youth, friends, teenage life, lifestyle, college, love and romance and friendship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Best Years: Life Unexpected (2010), Hellcats (2010), Felicity (1998), Radio Free Roscoe (2003), Sex and the USA (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Life Unexpected (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Life Unexpected is a coming-of-age family drama that centers around 16-year-old Lux, who was given up for adoption at birth but never adopted. When she is put back into the custody of her estranged-since-high-school birth parents, Cate and Baze, the ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teen drama, girls' night
Plot: foster child, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, family relations, adolescence, immature, teenage life, proposal, thirtysomething life, judge, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portland oregon
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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
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Felicity (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Felicity Porter decides to follow her long time crush to college in New York City.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, talky
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: college, love triangle, love and romance, adulthood, couples, college life, looking for love, coming of age, romance, youth, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, offbeat ...
Plot: radio, friends, rebelliousness, teenage life, lifestyle, high school life, generation gap, high school, underground, misfit, radio show, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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The Party Never Stops: Diary of a Binge Drinker (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A promising track star, 18 year old Jesse Brenner struggles with binge drinking during her freshman year of college.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college, family relations, lifestyle, best friends, youth, life is a bitch, parents and children, college life, alcohol abuse, underage drinking, friends, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
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74%
Sex and the USA (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thirteen year old Audrey Shaw is new to Bellweather, California and certain shell never fit in when she meets Krista Rich, the pretty, popular girl she aspires to be "or be with" shes just not sure. In a conservative California town, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, lifestyle, society, youth, friends, coming of age, innocence lost, high school life, teenager, sexuality, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Undressed (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: MTV peek behind closed doors at the intricacies of modern relationships. Each episode features three different fictional stories and follows various characters to see what happened during their most intimate moments. No subject is too taboo.
Style: anthology, realistic, humorous, sexy, touching ...
Plot: high school, college life, lifestyle, youth, gender, teenage life, couples, love and romance, sex, masturbation, interracial relations, interracial romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Education of Max Bickford (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Education of Max Bickford is a television drama that aired from 2001 to 2002 on CBS. It starred Richard Dreyfuss as the title character, a college professor of American Studies at Chadwick College, an all-women's school in New Jersey. Also ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: college, dedicated educator, youth, midlife crisis, parents and children, teacher, girls' school, gender bending, transsexual, professor, widower
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Young Americans (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Young Americans is an American television drama created by Steven Antin. The show debuted on July 12, 2000 on The WB network as a summer replacement for, and spin-off from, another Columbia TriStar Television production, Dawson's Creek. The ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: cross dressing, teenage life, teenage love, fall in love, buddies, love and romance, coming of age, school, lifestyle, boarding school, cheating, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, maryland, baltimore
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65%
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Class of '96 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Class of '96 is an American drama series that aired on Fox from January to May 1993. The series was created by John Romano and filmed mostly at the University of Toronto.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: college life, university, social relations, college graduate, friends, disorder, bittersweet, fish out of water, friendship, student life, teachers and students, college ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Underemployed (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Five friends learn to deal with the harsh realities of life after college.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college graduate, friends, youth, best friends, friendship, unfulfillment, lifestyle, society, workplace, living together, twentysomething life, petty job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Thousand Times Stronger (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The arrival of a new girl causes a stir in classroom social structure.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: misfit, social relations, lifestyle, teenage life, friends, self discovery, high school life, teenager, pursuit, chase, youth, misled ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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63%
The Kirishima Thing (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story about the disappearance of Kirishima, a star athlete of the volleyball club, and how his disappearance affects every person in school.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, semi serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: high school, disappearance, friendship, society, volleyball, youth, social relations, high school student, rivalry, student life, teenage life, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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63%
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Fresh Meat (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of six students about to embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far: university!
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, university, lifestyle, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, social awkwardness, student, youth, social relations, young people, shyness, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester
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The Bedford Diaries (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Bedford Diaries is an American television series that premiered March 29, 2006 on The WB and concluded its first season on May 10, 2006. It was canceled on May 18, 2006. The series was created by Tom Fontana and Julie Martin. A week prior to ...
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: college, couples, love and romance, romance, youth, society, young adult, interracial relations, sex
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Between Something & Nothing (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: BETWEEN SOMETHING & NOTHING is based on filmmaker Todd Verow’s experiences at Rhode Island School of Design. After being accepted into a prestigious New England art school, sexy small-town JOE and townie mastermind JENNIFER quickly join ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: college, gay, dangerous attraction, self discovery, lifestyle, youth, student life, friendship, prostitute, sexual relations, social misfits, art school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rhode island
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The Last Year (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Paul's homosexual affair at Bible College with a new student named Alex sets tongues wagging, mostly with un-Christian reactions. The dean, himself a closet case, threatens to expel Paul, and the football jocks have their eye on Alex. The ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, incest, gays and lesbians, love and romance, gender, youth, love affair, teenage love, friendship, couples, self discovery, coming out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Happy Days (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: The movie revolves around eight youngsters, who become good friends in their freshman years when they join the college for their Bachelors in Engineering (B.E.). The life of these young minds, be it personal or that in college, is dealt with aplomb. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, college, graduation, student life, lifestyle, coming of age, couples, buddies, teachers and students, couple relations, university, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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 ⇓
57%
Copy (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Mesh Kilbourne is a tenacious, ambitious student journalist whose quest for the truth outweighs social niceties, friendships, and protocol. When he stumbles on a possible cheating scandal involving his editor in chief, he begins sniffing out the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: intrigue, college, journalism, social relations, dishonesty, youth, college life, media, scandal, christian, newspaper, religious ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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East Los High (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
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, melancholic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, teenage love, infidelity, coming of age, social relations, dishonesty, teenage life, urban, youth, vengeance, high school, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Small Circle of Friends (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the late 1960s, three Harvard students Jessica (Karen Allen), Leo (Brad Davis) and Nick (Jameson Parker) grow close as they undergo personal changes, but their friendship is jeopardized by romantic feelings both men develop for Jessica.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, touching, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, college life, journalism, lifestyle, coming of age, unfulfillment, buddies, college, fall in love, twentysomething life, student life, school ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Recovery Road (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Maddie is a teenage girl dealing with addiction who has a reputation as a party girl who doesn’t think she has a problem, until she’s confronted one day by her school guidance counselor and is forced to choose between expulsion and rehab. Maddie ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school life, addiction, youth, best friends, hopes, alcohol, rehabilitation, teenage life, life is a bitch, drug abuse, recovery, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Beyond the Break (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Beyond the Break is an American drama series set in Hawaii, that debuted on The N in June 2006.
Style: serious, touching, sexy, realistic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, ambition, rise to the top, friendship, teenage love, youth, teenage life, love and romance, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: captivating, realistic, psychological, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, self discovery, teenage life, racism, youth, social differences, lacrosse, high school life, family relations, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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54%
Too Young to Marry (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Connecticut high school students Max Doyle and Jessica Carpenter fall in love and feel making love isn't enough, so they brave everyone's objections and get married.
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: lovers reunited, fall in love, love and romance, hopes, romance, youth, coming of age, teenage life, unfulfilled love, wish come true, interracial relations, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
54%
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Skins (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A wild ride through the lives of a group of high school friends stumbling through the mine field of adolescence... and stepping on most of the mines as they go.
Style: realistic, sexy, semi serious, sincere, touching ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage sex, teen drug use, teenage sexuality, high school, friendship, troubled teen, teenage life, youth, lesbian teen, social relations, friends, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Sonja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Sonja is struggling to deal with her parent separation, and find her feelings for her best friend might not just be a phase.
Style: realistic, sexy, sincere, touching, sexual
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, love and romance, family relations, youth, best friends, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, coming out, friends, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, touching, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: teenage life, mysterious character, youth, family relations, religions or cults, friendship, parents and children, college, christian propaganda, stranger, discussion, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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