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List of the best movies like Young & Wild (2012): Stuck in Love, #realityhigh, Tom and Huck, Summer of 8, 17 Again, LOL, Sunny, It's Kind of a Funny Story, The Orheim Company, Sing Street.

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Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersTeens, Family, Writers, Parents
PlotLove, Life, First love, Depression, Family life
StyleTwisted plot, Cute, Touching, Heartbreaking

An acclaimed writer, his ex-wife, and their teenaged children come to terms with the complexities of love in all its forms over the course of one tumultuous year.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Family
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Social Media, Cheating, Dreams
PlaceUSA
StyleLight, Cute, Fascinating, Makes me think

When nerdy high schooler Dani finally attracts the interest of her longtime crush, she lands in the cross hairs of his ex, a social media celebrity.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersTeens, Indians, Teachers, Spiders, Family
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Death
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, By books, Tense

A mischievous young boy, Tom Sawyer, witnesses a murder by the deadly Injun Joe. Tom becomes friends with Huckleberry Finn, a boy with no future and no family. Tom has to choose between honoring a friendship or honoring an oath because the town alcoholic is accused of the murder. Tom and Huck go through several adventures trying to retrieve evidence.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotLove, Friendship, Happiness, Curses, Youth
PlaceSea, College, Beach
TimeSummer
StyleFascinating

Eight close friends soak up their last day of summer together on the beach before parting ways for college.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersTeens, Family
PlotBasketball, Body exchange, Fulfillment of desires, Growing up

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 the body of a teenager, Mike actually has the chance to reverse some decisions he wishes he'd never made. But maybe they weren't so bad after all.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersTeens, Friends, Girlfriends, Single mothers
PlotLove, Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Friendship
PlaceUSA
StyleLight

In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, "accidentally" reads her teenage daughter's racy journal, she realizes just how wide their communication gap has grown.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:04
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotFriendship
PlaceHospitals, Asia, Korea
StyleFascinating, Makes me think, Touching

Na-mi, a transfer student, becomes a laughingstock on her first day of school because of her strong southern dialect. Six girls jump in to help the new kid adapt to the new environment, and the girls come to call their circle of friends "Sunny."

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersTeens, Students, Friends, Losers, Psychiatrists
PlotFriendship, Mental disorders, Depression
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, New York
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching

A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryNorway
CharactersTeens, Orphans, Parents
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

A strong, human tale about a boy growing up with an alcoholic father, but also an energetic story about teenage lust, pain and passion – about liberation and redemption.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
Duration02:36
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Musicians, Family, Pupils
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Music, Motorcycles
PlaceSchool, Trains, England, Ireland, Metro
StyleTouching, Serious

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotFriendship
PlaceBeach, USA, Los Angeles
StyleTo cry, By books

Dylan Schoenfield is the pink princess of the upscale Los Angeles Woodlands Academy. She has the coolest boyfriend, the most popular friends, and a brand-new it bag that everyone covets. But when she accidentally tosses her Serge Sanchez bag into a fountain, this princess comes face-to-face with her own personal frog, self-professed film geek Josh Rosen. In return for rescuing Dylan's bag, Josh convinces Dylan to let him film her for his documentary on high school popularity. Reluctantly, Dylan lets F-list Josh into her A-list world, and is shocked to realize that sometimes nerds can be pretty cool. But when Dylan's so-called prince charming of a boyfriend dumps her flat, her life and her social status comes to a crashing halt. Can Dylan win the Woodlands Academy Fall Formal Blossom Queen crown? Can Josh win the Woodlands Academy 10th Annual Film Festival? Can Dylan, with Josh's help, pull the pieces together to create her own happily-ever-after?

Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryBrazil, Mexico
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Social Media

When Ana, an influencer, crashes her car while talking on the phone, she's shipped to her grumpy grandfather's farm -- and forced into a digital detox.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryJapan
Duration00:30
CharactersTeens, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Friendship, Fate, Cheating
PlaceJapan
StyleRomantic, To cry, Cute, Touching

Erika Shinohara (Fumi Nikaido) is a first year of high school student. While talking to friends, she makes up a story about her "boyfriend." In reality, Erika Shinohara doesn't have a boyfriend. Erika's friends soon begin to doubt her story and Erika is also running out of lies. Erika then sees a pretty boy on the street and takes his picture discreetly. She later shows his picture to her friends as her boyfriend. The boy in the picture is Kyouya Sata (Kento Yamazaki) and happens to attend the same school as Erika. She tells Kyouya about her situation and asks him to be her pretend boyfriend. Even though Kyouya has a pretty appearance, he has a dark side.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Gay, Students, Journalists, Friends
PlotDancing, American Football, Uprising
PlaceParty

Eddie "Gonzo" Gilman is starting a revolution. When the wild-eyed rebel journalist is ousted from his prep school's newspaper by its über-popular editor, Eddie fronts an underground movement to give a voice to all the misfits, outcasts, and nerds. Soon the power of the press is in Eddie's hands... but will he use it wisely?

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersCooks, Teens, Maids
PlotOn real events, Rivalry
PlaceEngland
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching

An adaptation of celebrity chef Nigel Slater's bestselling memoir, 'Toast' is the ultimate nostalgic trip through everything edible in 1960's Britain. Nigel's mother was always a poor cook, but her chronic asthma and addiction to all things canned does not help.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens, Students, Girlfriends
PlotLove, First love, Jealousy
PlaceSchool
StyleExciting, Kind, To cry, Cute, Deep Meaning

When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:28
CharactersFamily, Journalists
PlotLove, Relationship, Friendship, Death, Love triangle
PlaceParis, France, Cemetery
StyleTo cry, Cute, Touching

Marianne leaves Abel for Paul, his best friend and the father of her unborn child. Eight years later, Paul dies and Marianne returns to Abel. However, things have changed for the both of them and feelings of jealousy surround their new relationship.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Passion, Friendship
PlaceSchool, College, Boarding school
StyleTo cry, By books

Naive Midwestern prep student Jonathan bonds with his more worldly roommate, Skip, who takes the small-town boy under his wing. At Skip's urging, the inexperienced Jonathan is emboldened to seek out older women in the cocktail lounges of nearby Chicago, where he meets and beds the alluring Ellen, who unfortunately turns out to be Skip's mother. The division between the friends is further deepened when a cheating scandal engulfs the school.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersTeens, Gay, Teachers, Students, Writers
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleTo cry

A coming-of-age story that follows 12-year-old Andy Nichol, a bright student who, like most kids his age, will do anything to avoid conflict for fear of suffering overwhelming ridicule and punishment from his junior high school peers.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Family, Friends
PlotFriendship, Rivalry
PlaceSchool, New York

Story revolves around a young boxer, Izzy Daniels, who trains to follow in his father's footsteps by winning the Golden Glove. When his friend, Mary, however, asks him to substitute for a team member in a Double Dutch tournament, the young man discovers a hidden passion for jump roping

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:28
CharactersTeens, Family, Friends, Couriers, Guests
PlotLove, Youth

Ivan Mirosnikov, a cheeky young man in the Gorbachev era, is trying to figure out what to do with his life (he's not in college, and the 2-year mandatory military service is looming large ahead of him). Meanwhile, he lives with his divorced mother, and works as a courier at a Russian newspaper. Through his job, he meets patronizing Professor Kuznetzov and his rebellious daughter Katya. To annoy the professor, Ivan claims to have an affair with Katya. To his surprise, Katya backs his story up.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:55
CharactersTeens, Alcoholics, Cats
PlotLove, Time travel, Friendship, Death, Birthday
PlaceSchool, France, Cemetery
StyleTo cry

Camille was only sixteen and still in high school when she fell in love with Eric, another student. They later married and a child and were happy for a while. But now twenty-five years have passed and Eric leaves her for a younger woman. Bitter and desperate Camille drinks so much liquor at a New Year Eve's party that she falls into an ethylic coma and she finds herself... propelled into her own past! Camille is sixteen again when she wakes up this morning, her parents are not dead anymore and she must go to school, where she will meet her schoolmates and, of course, Eric. Is she going to fall for him again and... be miserable twenty-five years later? Or will she avoid him with the result never having her beloved daughter? Who ever said that time traveling was fun?

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersFamily
PlotLife, Friendship, Family life
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching

As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the holidays, despite encouragement from his playful wife and well-intentioned parents. But when his young son faces a tragedy, Michael needs to make amends with his past. A mysterious man named Nick gives Michael a gift and instills in him the courage to find the joy that he lost.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryJapan
Duration01:03
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Friends
PlotLove, Friendship, Fate, Lost memory
PlaceSchool, Japan, Hospitals
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching, For men, By manga

High school student Yuki Hase (Kento Yamazaki) wants to become close with classmate Kaori Fujimiya (Haruna Kawaguchi) who is alway by herself. Kaori Fujimiya refuses to become close with Yuki Hase, because she forgets her friends every new Monday. Even though Kaori tells Yuki why she doesn't want to become friends, Yuki still wants to become close to her.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Teachers
PlotFriendship, First love
PlaceSchool
TimeGraduation
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersTeens
PlotFriendship, First love
PlaceSchool, Beach
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric

15-year-old deep-thinking Welsh schoolboy, Oliver Tate struggles to initiate and maintain a relationship with Jordana, his devilish, dark-haired classmate at their Swansea high school. As his parents' marriage begins to fall apart, similar problems arise in his relationship with Jordana.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersTeens, Pupils
PlotLove, Relationship, Love triangle, Seduction, Love at first sight
PlaceSchool
TimeSummer
StyleRomantic, Light, Fascinating

A 16-year-old girl and her extended family are left reeling after her calculating grandmother unveils an array of secrets on her deathbed.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersTeens, Friends, Losers, Parents
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion, Friendship, Chase
PlaceSchool, USA
TimeGraduation
StyleLight

Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial celebration, Nicole and Chase find that the one they always wanted was closer than they ever thought.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Youth
PlaceBunker, USA, Los Angeles
TimeCold War

Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his family, and a non-mutant wife for himself.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySweden
Duration01:25
CharactersTeens, Autistic, Losers, Girlfriends
PlotLife, Mental disorders, Family life
PlaceSweden, Small cities
StyleFancy, Touching

Simon has Asperger's syndrome and doesn't like changes in his life. He lives with his big brother Sam and Sam's girlfriend Frida. When Frida can't stand having to adapt to Simon's peculiarities anymore she takes off, leaving Simon with having to find a new, perfect, girlfriend for his brother.





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