Movies like But I'm a Cheerleader

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But I'm a Cheerleader
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends. Her conservative parents worry that she must be a lesbian and send her off to "sexual redirection" school, where she must learn how to be straight.
Style: clever, touching, feel good, semi serious, satirical, humorous, realistic, sexual, sexy, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, camp, friendship, homosexuality, gay, romance, cheerleading, coming out, cheerleader, high school, gays and lesbians, stereotypes, coming of age, pornography, coming-of-age, adolescence, sexuality, women, suburbs, teenage life, teenager, gender, friends, happy ending, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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Get Real
Comedy, Drama, Romance
UK
108 min.
 7.6
Beautiful Thing
Comedy, Drama, Romance
UK
90 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and melancholic films with plots about mentor, stereotypes, dialogue, friendship, love and romance, catastrophe and pornography mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like But I'm a Cheerleader: Edge of Seventeen (1998), Get Real (1998), Mystic Pizza (1988), Threesome (1994), Go Fish (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Edge of Seventeen
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Get Real
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Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
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Go Fish
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Duration: 83 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Duration: 98 min.
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Lucas
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends -- Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love -- fall for each other.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
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The Object of My Affection
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Place: usa, new jersey, california
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A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
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