Movies and TV shows like Closer to You

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Closer to You (2020)
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Closer to You (2020)
Original name: 我的刺猬女孩
Genre: Drama
Country: China
TV show
Story: A surgeon suddenly returns to eighteen years ago and meets his classmate Han Fei, and helps her put down her guard and untie the knot in her heart.
Style: light, sweet, entertaining, semi serious
Plot: teenage life, romance, bullying, one more chance, social awkwardness, social relations, body swapping, youth, wish come true, grownups, teenage boy, hopes, high school life, adolescence, adulthood, high school, redemption, pretense, fish out of water, understanding, adult as child, adolescence vs adulthood

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good and romantic films and TV series with plots about youth, teenage life, high school, high school life, social relations, friendship and teenager mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Closer to You: 17 Again (2009), Goodbye Mr. Loser (2015), Do Over (2002), My Generation (2010), Go Back Couple (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
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17 Again (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: high school, body swapping, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth, parents and children, popularity, family relations, high school life, adult as child, wish come true, cheerleader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s, year 1989 ...
Place: los angeles, new jersey, california
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95%
Goodbye Mr. Loser (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged loser travels back in time to his high scool years to put his life on the right track.
Style: light, romantic, feel good, humorous
Plot: wedding, wish come true, adulthood, social awkwardness, one more chance, social relations, desire, understanding, youth, grownups, redemption, generation gap ...
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79%
 8.1
 527
Do Over (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Do Over is an American comedy-drama/fantasy series created by Kenny Schwartz and Rick Wiener about a man who gets a chance to relive his childhood. The series, which was originally broadcast on The WB in 2002, stars Penn Badgley.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: time travel, high school, fish out of water, adult as child, one more chance, starting over, teenage life, disorder, youth, dysfunctional family, family relations, adulthood ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 642
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 ⇓
56%
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 7.9
 707
Go Back Couple (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Choi Ban Do and Ma Jin Joo are both 38-years-old and a married couple. Choi Ban Do has been burdened with being the breadwinner and Ma Jin Joo is a housewife with low self-esteem. Even though they loved each other when they married, they now hate ...
Style: nostalgic, light, semi serious, romantic
Plot: time travel, romance, one more chance, unhappy marriage, midlife crisis, cold relationship, adulthood, relationships, lifestyle, social relations, redemption, deadend life ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.2
 77K
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, underage drinking, party, looking for sex, friendship, siblings relations, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, sitcom ...
Plot: radio, friends, rebelliousness, teenage life, lifestyle, high school life, generation gap, high school, underground, misfit, radio show, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Love Equations (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
TV show
Story: It follows a pair of school sweethearts who part ways and meet again in a story about never giving up on love and bravely chasing after your dreams. Zhou Xiao is a big fan of detective novels. Zhao Fanzhou is a student of forensic science who is ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, uplifting
Plot: campus, romance, love and romance, follow your dream, love affair, friendship, fall in love, couples, hopes, mystery writer, destiny, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.3
 109
Diamond Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Xiao Liang is the CEO of the world's biggest Diamond company. He's reserved, strict and counts every penny while doing business. He also chooses to close himself off from people, insisting relationships are of no worth in his life. ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, romantic, light ...
Plot: rich man poor woman, relationship vs career, love triangle, friendship, secret, romance, fall in love, couple relations, everyday life, love and romance, social climber, opposites attract ...
Place: china
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44%
 5.6
 3K
Full of It (2007)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, South Africa, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young kid (Pinkston) is forced to live out the lies he told to become popular.
Style: humorous, romantic, entertaining, feel good, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: wish come true, high school, lie, teenage life, high school life, misfit, fish out of water, fantasy becomes reality, teachers and students, basketball, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.8
 16K
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, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, university, lifestyle, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, social awkwardness, student, youth, young people, social relations, drugs/alcohol, shyness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 439
Angry Mom (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: When Jo Gang-Ja attended high school, she was notorious for fighting. She gave birth to her daughter A-Ran in her late teens and became more responsible. Her daughter A-Ran is now a high school student, but A-Ran is bullied at school. Jo Gang-Ja ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: schoolgirl, school, corruption, daughter, protection, school bully, bully, mother, mother daughter relationship, mother and daughter, bullying, friendship ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Higher Ground (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Higher Ground is an American-Canadian drama action television show shot outside Vancouver, British Columbia. The series ran from January 14, 2000 - June 16, 2000 and aired on Fox Family. It stars Joe Lando, Hayden Christensen, A.J. Cook, Meghan Ory, ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, family outing
Plot: troubled teen, hardcase students, dedicated educator, mountain, rebellion, youth, social misfits, young people, understanding, teenage life, social problems, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 899
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: romantic, buddy comedy, emotional, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, romance, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, friends, teenage boy, teenage girl, spoken inner thoughts, twists & turns, love affair, stereotypes ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school life, addiction, youth, best friends, hopes, alcohol, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, teenage life, drug abuse, recovery, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Pretty Li Hui Zhen (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Li Huizhen used to be gorgeous, but years of declining family fortune added much pain to her life, and her looks slowly drifted away. Her friend Bai Haoyu, on the other hand, was once an ordinary looking guy and grew up to be suave, successful, and ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: love, friendship, love affair, couples, fall in love, reunion, love and romance, couple relations, youth, hopes, office, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: college, student life, lifestyle, teenage life, social differences, friends, college life, youth, foster child, charity, upscale, university ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Caitlin's Way (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
TV show
Story: Caitlin's Way is a live action teen drama series that aired on Nickelodeon from 2000–2002. The show was co-created by Thomas W. Lynch. Aired on The N from January 2003 to September 27, 2009. It also aired on TeenNick from September 28, 2009 ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: culture clash, horse, starting over, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, teenage life, lifestyle, teenage love, young heroes, orphan, youth, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: montana, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.5
 43K
Awkward. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: An irreverent look at the conflict, chaos and humor that defines teenage life through the eyes of 15-year-old Jenna Hamilton whose life begins to change when a simple accident becomes an epic misunderstanding and is blown way out of proportion. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, light, not serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, popularity, teenage love, loser, self esteem, youth, shyness, student, high school life, classmate, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, family relations, adolescence, parents and children, teenage life, immature, proposal, thirtysomething life, judge, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portland oregon
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37%
 7.1
 765
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: touching, serious, realistic, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, teenage love, infidelity, teenage life, coming of age, dishonesty, social relations, friends, high school, vengeance, urban, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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37%
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My Runway (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: An egotistic top male model and a pretty model wannabe are forced to live each other's lives until they figure out a way to undo their body switch.
Style: thought provoking, emotional, serious, captivating
Plot: body swapping, fashion, modeling, opposites attract, romance, culture clash, society, love interest, youth, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rise to the top ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.1
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Early Swallows (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
TV show
Story: The series revolves around the lives of Ukrainian teenagers in a secondary school class. The teenagers struggle with bullying, including the Blue Whale Challenge, lack of parental support, suicidal behavior, LGBT identity crises-a subject that is ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: teen suicide, teenage life, secret, social media, family relations, depression, investigation, teenager, high school life, mystery, social problems, uncover truth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Fat Boy Chronicles (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The Fat Boy Chronicles is a motion picture about Jimmy Winterpock, an obese high-school student who deals with bullying and trying to lose weight. The film is inspired by a true story and was released in 2010 as a major motion picture.
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, human spirit, youth, misfit, high school, love and romance, society, follow your dream, win over, hopes, teenage life, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.3
 1K
18 Again (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Jung Da-Jung is married to 37-year-old Hong Dae-Young. They have an 18-year-old son and daughter. Jung Da-Jung works hard as a rookie announcer and she has a warm heart. She becomes completely fed up with her husband and is unable to deal with him ...
Style: entertaining, semi serious, light, humorous
Plot: high school, high school sports, high school life, adolescence vs adulthood, fake identity, life philosophy, marriage crisis, generation gap, social relations, love story, transformation, unlikely friendships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
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Sol Yanim (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The drama series follows the story of a mother and her young daughter, Serra, as they try to get used to their new life in an ordinary neighbourhood after falling from grace.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, romantic
Plot: wealthy family, love, opposites attract, class differences, poor family, friendship, romance, teen romance, social differences, wealth, family disapproval, teenage love ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Beauty Inside (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: It is a love story of Han Se-gye who is an A-list actress. She is known as a troublemaker and the object of many rumors. Her life is a mystery, but, in reality, she suffers from an unusual phenomenon. At a certain point every month, her appearance ...
Style: sweet, romantic, light, dorama, feel good
Plot: romance, body swapping, actress, hidden identity, illness, love and romance, secret, disorder, soul transference, friendship, fish out of water, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Fujoshi, Ukkari Gei ni Kokuru (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Jun, a closeted gay teenager who loves Queen, starts a relationship after bumping into his classmate, Sae, and sees her buying "yaoi" manga. However, Jun suffers a lot when he tries to learn to be straight.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, light
Plot: gay, gay man straight woman relationship, gay teenager, friendship, friends, fall in love, couple relations, romance, blind date, love and romance, youth, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 12K
Cyberbully (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman tries to help her teenage daughter when she becomes the victim of online bullying.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: bullying, bully, betrayal, computers and web, teenage life, rumor, high school, suicide attempt, intrigue, social misfits, social awkwardness, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 6K
After Lucia (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Alejandra and her dad Roberto have just moved to town. She is new at school, he has a new job. Starting over is sometimes complicated when you have left so much behind.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: bullying, high school life, society, teenage life, social decay, parents and children, estrangement, social relations, family problems, high school, humiliation, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%