Netflix‘s latest YA series is British teen comedy drama Everything Now which premiered on October 5th. It was created by Ripley Parker, daughter of actress Thandiwe Newton and writer and director Ol Parker, and stars Sophie Wilde (Talk to Me, Eden) as 16-year old Mia Polanco who has just returned home after recovering from an eating disorder. She soon realizes that she’s missed out on a lot while away for 7 months and that her friends have experienced a ton without her. This results in her creating a bucket list of things to experience with the help of her friends. Along the way, Mia struggles with her eating disorder while also navigating her own identity.

It’s an important series that deals with serious topics from the perspectives of both teenagers and their family members. There’s also light and comedic moments sprinkled throughout. After you watch Everything Now on Netflix, here are 15 movies or series to check out next.

Euphoria (2019 – )

Cast: Zendaya, Sydney Sweeney, Hunter Schafer, Alexa Demie, Jacob Elordi, Angus Cloud, Maude Apatow, Barbie Ferreira, Eric Dane, Storm Reid, Austin Abrams, Javon Walton, Nika King, Colman Domingo

Synopsis: “A look at life for a group of high school students as they grapple with issues of drugs, sex, and violence.”

Where to watch: Max

Fanfic (2023)

Cast: Alin Szewczyk, Jan Cięciara, Ignacy Liss, Maja Szopa, Dobromir Dymecki, Helena Sujecka, Krzysztof Oleksyn

Synopsis: “Two high school students form an intense connection as they navigate the challenges of discovering and expressing their truest selves.”

Where to watch: Netflix

Feel Good (2020-2021)

Cast: Mae Martin, Charlotte Ritchie, Lisa Kudrow, Phil Burgers, Adrian Lukis, Pippa Haywood

Synopsis: “Mae Martin stars as herself, a Canadian comedian living in London, navigating a relationship with her new girlfriend, George and dealing with sobriety.”

Where to watch: Netflix

The F**k-It List (2020)

Cast: Madison Iseman, Eli Brown, Marcus Scribner, Natalie Zea, Karan Brar, Tristan Lake Leabu

Synopsis: “A high school senior shares a list of things he wishes he’d done differently after a prank goes wrong and blows up his life.”

Where to watch: Apple TV, Vudu

Heartstopper (2022 – )

Cast: Joe Locke, Kit Connor, Yasmin Finney, William Gao, Sebastian Croft, Corinna Brown, Olivia Colman, Jenny Walser, Kizzy Edgell, Tobie Donovan, Cormac Hyde-Corrin, Rhea Norwood, Fisayo Akinade

Synopsis: “Teens Charlie and Nick discover their unlikely friendship might be something more as they navigate school and young love in this coming-of-age series.”

Where to watch: Netflix

High School (2022 – )

Cast: Railey Gilliland, Seazynn Gilliland, Cobie Smulders, Amanda Fix, Kyle Bornheimer, Esther Rose McGregor, C.J. Valleroy, Brianne Tju, Nate Corddry, Jayne Eastwood

Synopsis: “A story about twins who struggle to find their own identities, and their journeys of self-discovery so closely mimics each other’s. During a time 90s grunge and rave culture, the twin sisters grow up down the hall from one another. Based on the autobiographical book High School by musicians Tegan and Sara.”

Where to watch: Freevee

In My Skin (2018 – )

Cast: Gabrielle Creevy, Poppy Lee Friar, Jo Hartley, Zadeiah Campbell-Davies, Laura Checkley, Rhodri Meilir, Aled Ap Steffan, Di Botcher, Steffan Rhodri

Synopsis: “Darkly comic coming-of-age story that follows 16 year old Bethan as she deals with the anxieties and insecurities of teenage life, along with the stark reality of a home life that is far removed from what she projects to her friends.”

Where to watch: Hulu

My Mad Fat Diary (2013-2015)

Cast: Sharon Rooney, Nico Mirallegro, Ciara Baxendale, Ian Hart, Jodie Comer, Dan Cohen, Keith Allen, Jordan Murphy, Claire Rushbrook

Synopsis: “Set in England in the mid-1990s, My Mad Fat Diary follows the story of 16-year-old Rae Earl, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent the last four months.”

Where to watch: Hulu

Prisma (2022 – )

Cast: Mattia Carrano, Lorenzo Zurzolo, Caterina Forza, Chiara Bordi, Matteo Scattaretico, LXX Blood, Flavia Del Prete, Andrea Giannini

Synopsis:Prisma explores the relationships and the identities of Andrea and Marco, two twins identical on the outside, but very different in their approach on life.”

Where to watch: Prime Video

Sex Education (2019-2023)

Cast: Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey, Ncuti Gatwa, Gillian Anderson, Connor Swindells, Aimee Lou Wood, Mimi Keene, Kedar Williams-Stirling, Alistair Petrie, Chaneil Kular, Simone Ashley, Rakhee Thakrar, George Robinson, Patricia Allison, Tanya Reynolds

Synopsis: “A teenage virgin who lives with his sex therapist mother teams up with a smart and edgy high school classmate to start their own health clinic.”

Where to watch: Netflix

Skins Generation 3 (2011-2013)

Cast: Dakota Blue, Freya Mavor, Sean Tale, Jessica Sula, Laya Lewis, Will Merrick, Alex Arnold, Sebastian De Souza, Daniel Black

Synopsis: “The story of a group of British teens who are trying to grow up and find love and happiness despite questionable parenting and teachers who would rather be friends (and lovers) than authority figures.”

Where to watch: Hulu

This Way Up (2019 – )

Cast: Aisling Bea, Sharon Horgan, Dorian Grover, Tobias Menzies, Aasif Mandvi, Indira Varma, Kadiff Kirwan, Chris Geere, Ricky Grover, Ekow Quartey, Pik-Sen Lim, Ambreen Razia

Synopsis: “A young woman puts her life back together after suffering from a nervous breakdown.”

Where to watch: Hulu

Three Months (2022)

Cast: Troye Sivan, Viveik Kalra, Brianne Tju, Judy Greer, Ellen Burstyn, Javier Muñoz, Amy Landecker, Louis Gossett Jr.

Synopsis: “Coming-of-age film about Caleb, a South Florida teen. On the eve of his high school graduation, everything changes when he’s exposed to HIV. While he waits three months for his results, he finds love in the most unlikely of places.”

Where to watch: Paramount+

To The Bone (2017)

Cast: Lily Collins, Keanu Reeves, Alex Sharp, Liana Liberato, Kathryn Prescott, Brooke Smith, Ciara Bravo, Lili Taylor, Alanna Ubach, Carrie Preston, Leslie Bibb, Retta

Synopsis: “Ellen is an unruly, 20-year-old young woman with anorexia nervosa who spent the better part of her teenage years being shepherded through various recovery programs, only to find herself several pounds lighter every time. Determined to find a solution, her dysfunctional family agrees to send her to a group home for youths, which is led by a non-traditional doctor.”

Where to watch: Netflix

Trinkets (2019-2020)

Cast: Brianna Hildebrand, Kiana Madeira, Quintessa Swindell, Brandon Butler, Odiseas Georgiadis, Larry Sullivan, Henry Zaga

Synopsis: “A grieving teen finds an unexpected connection with two classmates at her new high school after they all land in the same Shoplifters Anonymous group.”

Where to watch: Netflix


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