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What To Watch If You Love 'Awkward'

Updated July 13, 2020 468 votes 56 voters 2.8k views37 items

List RulesVote up the films and television series that you know other fans of 'Awkward.' will love.

Awkward is a teen comedy-drama that garnered the love and affection of hordes of fans thanks to its funny look at high school stereotypes, but if you’ve finished watching the series, there’s no need for despair. There are plenty of movies and TV shows to watch if you like Awkward and we’ve compiled the best ones for you right here!

TV shows similar to Awkward often feature episodes about peer pressure, popularity, and other issues. If you’re looking for more hilarious honesty, Love, Victor is sure to fill the void. Based on the 2018 film Love, Simon, the Hulu original follows a new student struggling with his identity. And if you think there aren’t also some good movies like Awkward, then think again, because we’ve found quite a few that are sure to tickle the fancies of even the hardest-to-please fans. Take The Edge of Seventeen, for instance. This movie is basically Awkward if it featured Hailee Steinfeld, and is a great choice for any coming-of-age fan.

But you don’t have to take our word for it - some of Awkward’s biggest fans have chimed in and cast their votes for the best movies and TV shows like Awkward, and once you’ve watched, you can cast your votes too!

So what are your favorite movies and TV series like Awkward? Vote your favorite programs up to the top of the list.

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