15 Shows and Movies to Watch After Outer Banks
There's a lot to love about Outer Banks. The hot and fun cast! The nonstop drama with everyone! Even the impeccable fashion. But whatever will we do while we wait to see if this teen drama gets a second season? Well, we just have to find something else to kill time. Ahead, find 15 movies and TV shows that feature a lot of the same themes, namely teenage angst and drama. You'll also find some teen romance and class disparity, just like the Kooks and the Pogues in Outer Banks. Check them all out and then hop over to some droolworthy photos of the Outer Banks cast shirtless.
All-American has more of that class and culture disparity that is at the forefront of Outer Banks, but it comes about in the form of football instead.
If Outer Banks felt a little bit like a teen soap to you, then you should try Dynasty, which is definitely a teen soap drama all about the money.
Gossip Girl is the epitome of teenage drama and class disparity. There's also plenty of deceit among Upper East Siders and a never-ending quest to be rich.
I Am Not Okay With This
Syd in I Am Not Okay With This is different, much like how the Pogues in Outer Banks are too.
The teens in Riverdale are a little more absurd than those in Outer Banks, but the show has a lot of the same dark themes.
Teens behaving badly? You've come to the right place with Skins — the British version, not the one adapted for US audiences. It's a raw and real look at teen life, and will evoke the same feelings of teens going rogue like in Outer Banks.
The Society has a much more supernatural bent than Outer Banks, but you'll still experience that teenage angst and tension.
Lean into the love story of Outer Banks with the love story in Spinning Out that's got a side of ice skating with it.
13 Reasons Why
13 Reasons Why is maybe a bit darker than Outer Banks but it still encompasses that drama between teens, just without the massive treasure hunt.
Outer Banks has a clear distinction between classes until some characters break down those walls. Trinkets has a similar theme of unlikely people coming together to form a sort-of friendship.
The Vampire Diaries
Outer Banks may not have vampires or anything supernatural at all, but it has all the teenage drama and romance that The Vampire Diaries does.
The Bling Ring
The characters in The Bling Ring aren't searching for a lost ship full of treasure, per se, but they are breaking into houses for fame and fortune.
The Edge of Seventeen
The Edge of Seventeen is a great depiction of typical teenage angst, which is also prevalent in Outer Banks.
The Last Summer
The summertime vibe — and the teens — of The Last Summer will take you right back to the water in Outer Banks.
Can't Hardly Wait
Throw it back to Can't Hardly Wait, which gives you a little bit of everything: a divide between the haves and have-nots, teenage angst, a bit of romance, and hope for their future after high school.