Movies like Calendar Girl

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Calendar Girl
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Like many adolescent boys, Roy Darpinian had the hots for movie divas, and one in particular was his wet dream as half of America's in the 1950s: Marilyn Monroe. The difference is, one summer holiday he actually decided to enlist his spineless buddies, Scott Foreman and Ned Bleuer, to actually drive all the way to Hollywood and make as many desperate attempts as it takes to meet her or get arrested trying, and no setback or embarrassment (even publicly bare-ass) can stop or distract him. Against all odds, he finally even got a chance to help her...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, clever, melancholic, surreal, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: obsession, hollywood, chase, coming of age, on the road, high school, drugs/alcohol, buddies, obsessive quest, death, friendship, celebrity culture, teenage life, summer, marijuana, calendar, tattoo, beach, party, ambition, hopes, family, teenagers, fantasy world, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
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Love and Death on Long Island
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UK, Canada
93 min.
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The Way Way Back
Comedy, Drama
USA
103 min.
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Most similar movies to Calendar Girl

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about runaway, catastrophe, mentor, storytelling, adaptation, dialogue and fantasy world mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Calendar Girl: Anywhere But Here (1999), Little Darlings (1980), Love and Death on Long Island (1997), Bottle Shock (2008), Angus (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Anywhere But Here
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming of age, small town, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, teenager, friendship, family drama, relationships, hopes, hollywood, women, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995
Place: california, los angeles, usa, wisconsin
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Little Darlings
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two 15-year old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp.
Style: feel good, semi serious, sexual, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, virginity, teenager, sex, summer camp, best friends, camp, coming-of-age, adolescence, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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System:   93%
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Love and Death on Long Island
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Giles De'Ath is a widower who doesn't like anything modern. He goes to movies and falls in love with film star, Ronnie Bostock. He then investigates everything about the movie and Ronnie. After that he travels to Long Island city where ...
Style: touching, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, love, friendship, fall in love, gay, writer's life, mentor, artists and showbiz, life philosophy, gender, character study, gunfight ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe, usa, new york ...
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    User:   100%
 
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Bottle Shock
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Paris-based wine expert Steven Spurrier heads to California in search of cheap wine that he can use for a blind taste test in the French capital. Stumbling upon the Napa Valley, the stuck-up Englishman is shocked to discover a winery turning out ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: wine, french, obsessive quest, family business, drugs/alcohol, father son relationship, love and romance, catastrophe, underdog, beautiful scenery, life philosophy, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, france, europe, usa, paris france
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System:   88%
    User:   96%
 
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Angus
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angus is a large, pathetic 14 year old whose thoughts are most often filled with the image of one Melissa Lefevre. Angus is shy and thinks that he has no chance of ever 'getting' her. Being especially uncool, he is incredibly surprised ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, school, coming of age, teenager, vengeance, bullying, teenagers, courage, adolescence, parents and children, coming-of-age ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
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Losin' It
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in 1965, four Los Angeles school friends -- Woody, Dave, Spider and Wendell -- go on a series of misadventures when they head to Tijuana, Mexico, for a night of cruisin', causing trouble, and to lose their virginity.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, virginity, coming of age, school, teenager, prostitute, buddies, on the road, male nudity, stereotypes, road trip, nerds ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, year 1965
Place: mexico, california, latin america, usa, los angeles ...
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System:   77%
    User:   89%
 
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 ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: coming of age, high school, school, friendship, best friends, teenager, poetry, sex, buddies, college, coming-of-age, young lovers ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: hawaii, usa, new jersey, chicago illinois
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System:   77%
    User:   88%
 
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Drillbit Taylor
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully, not realising he is just a homeless beggar and petty thief looking for some easy cash.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teacher, homeless, friendship, bullying, teenage life, teenager, happy ending, rivalry, school, adolescence, nerds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, campus, new jersey
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System:   76%
    User:   69%
 
I'll Do Anything
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Matt Hobbs is a talented but unsuccessful actor. When estranged (and strange) ex-wife Beth dumps their daughter Jeannie on Matt, father and daughter have a lot of adjusting to do. His budding relationship with attractive production assistant Cathy ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: hollywood, single parent, unsuccessful, parents and children, father daughter relationship, artists and showbiz, destiny, dialogue, youth, family relations, actor, hip hop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   61%
 
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Dutch
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: To get to know his girlfriend's son, a man volunteers to pick him up from a prep school....only to learn that her son's not the nicest kid.
Style: road movie, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: boarding school, holiday, culture clash, working class, road trip, buddies, mischievous children, mentor, reluctant partners, prank, parents and children, bullying ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   66%
 
Bustin' Loose
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After ex-con Joe Braxton violates his probation he is given a second chance, all he has to do is drive a group of special kids across the country. What could possibly go wrong?
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, teacher, school, bus, on the road, kids and family, fish out of water, disorder, children, friends, con men, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   53%
 
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Beautiful
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Determined to win the Miss American Miss pageant, Mona is ready to sacrifice anything and everything to guarantee herself the crown including her own daughter! She manages to persuade her best bud to raise the kid as her own (Miss AM can't be a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, emotional, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, beauty pageant, obsession, pregnancy, small town, underdog, screwball, blind ambition, contests and competitions, obsessive quest, catastrophe, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   49%
 
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In June, 1983, in Dutchess County, New York, Sebastian Cole joins his mother, step-father, and sister for dinner. Hank, Sebastian's step-father, drops a bomb: he announces he's changing sexes. Sebastian's sister splits immediately for ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, high school, drinking, teenager, drugs/alcohol, coming-of-age, hospital, dysfunctional family, relationships, parents and children, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: england, new york, europe, usa, chicago illinois ...
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System:   60%
    User:   49%
 
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The Suburbans
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An 80s one-hit wonder band named The Suburbans reform for a special performance at one of the ex-member's wedding. At the wedding, a young record company talent scout happens to be in the audience and decides to give the now 40-ish performers a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, love, scout, music band, musician's life, band, desire for fame, parody, rise and fall, singleness, tattoo, rock and roll ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   62%
 
The Banger Sisters
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the late '60s, the self-proclaimed belles of the rock 'n' roll ball, rocked the worlds of every music legend whose pants they could take off -- and they have the pictures to prove it. But it's been more than two decades since ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, family, on the road, self discovery, couple relations, high school, midlife crisis, women, unlikely friendships, rock star, tattoo, groupie ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   50%
 
The Way Way Back
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: realistic, touching, witty, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, adolescence, mentor, dysfunctional family, loneliness, divorce, parenthood, vacation, coming-of-age, theme park ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   64%
 
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My Giant
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Billy Crystal plays a Hollywood agent who stumbles upon Max, a giant living in Romania, and tries to get him into the movies.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, buddies, showbiz, family, giant, tall man, artists and showbiz, friends, actor's life, opposites attract, relationship vs career, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, new mexico, usa, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   56%
 
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The Best Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, buddies, infidelity, couple relations, stereotypes, dialogue, adaptation, love and romance, unlikely friendships, relationships, college ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   55%
 
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28 Days
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After getting into a car accident while drunk on the day of her sister's wedding, Gwen Cummings is given a choice between prison or a rehab center. She chooses rehab, but is extremely resistant to taking part in any of the treatment programs ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: addiction, drug addiction, wedding, drug abuse, rehabilitation, drugs/alcohol, going straight, drinking, dysfunctional family, suicide attempt, urban, suicide ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   45%
 
 6.5
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Dirty Girl
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, road movie, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, high school, teenager, friends, school, on the road, gay, best friends, culture clash, relationships, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1987
Place: usa, california, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   54%
 
 5.9
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Queens Logic
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, clever, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, gays and lesbians, couple relations, unlikely friendships, dreams, loneliness, looking for love, justice, life philosophy, singleness, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california, manhattan new york city
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System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
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Class
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: sexy, sexual, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: boarding school, friendship, coming of age, romance, school, high school, teenager, college life, bullying, adolescence, dysfunctional family, virginity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
Love Don't Cost a Thing
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: High school loser (Cannon) pays a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool. Remake of 1987's Can't Buy Me Love, starring Patrick Dempsey.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: hip hop, high school, opposites attract, romance, social differences, high school life, physical appearance, geek, fall in love, fight scenes, dishonesty, cheerleading ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   51%
 
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Just Looking
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's 1955. Lenny is a 14-year old boy who is totally fascinated by sex. He is too scared to "do it," so he dedicates his summer to seeing two other people do it. Easier said than done. Caught in the act of spying, his mother and ...
Style: sexual, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: voyeurism, sex, coming of age, friendship, teenager, obsession, young lovers, adolescence, coming-of-age, couple relations, childhood, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
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Twister
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An oddball family on a Kansas farm are trapped in their farmhouse by an impending storm. The patriarch of the clan is a retired soda pop tycoon. He is currently dating a children's TV evangelist. Also living at the farm is his layabout daughter ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, dark humor ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family gatherings, chase, family life, natural disaster, family relations, family, mentor, eccentric family, catastrophe, mental illness, destiny ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
 6.4
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Roommates
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An elderly, yet young-at-heart man, moves in with his grandson, and both their lives turn upside-down.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: golden years, cancer, starting over, mentor, family, human nature, friendship, hospital, relationships, elderly, hopes, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
 6.1
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Edtv
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Video store clerk Ed agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a tv network.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, satirical, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: reality tv, voyeurism, television, fish out of water, dysfunctional family, celebrity culture, parenthood, store, media satire, tv show, life, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
 6.9
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Crooklyn
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parenthood, teacher, urban, coming of age, poverty, death, family life, single parent, life & death, childhood, family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
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System:   45%
    User:   49%
 

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Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kid'N'Play leave their neighborhood and enter the world of adulthood and higher education. Play attempts to get rich quick in the music business while Kid faces the challenges of college.
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