Movies like Can't Buy Me Love

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Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
 6.8
 30K
Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nerdy high schooler Ronald Miller rescues cheerleader Cindy Mancini from parental punishment after she accidentally destroys her mother's designer clothes. Ronald agrees to pay for the $1,000 outfit on one condition: that she will act as though they're a couple for an entire month. As the days pass, however, Cindy grows fond of Ronald, making him popular. But when Ronald's former best friend gets left behind, he realizes that social success isn't everything.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sweet, romantic, sexy, entertaining
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: opposites attract, high school, friendship, romance, fall in love, social differences, teenage life, youth, couples, lifestyle, social climbing, cons and scams, coming of age, popularity, dream girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, halloween, cheerleading, vengeance, nerds, college, friends, love and romance, high school life, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 80s
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, new jersey

Most similar movies to Can't Buy Me Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, youth, coming of age, romance, runaway, teenager and dialogue mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Can't Buy Me Love: Pretty in Pink (1986), Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003), Drive Me Crazy (1999), Lucas (1986), Clueless (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 69K
Pretty in Pink (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: high school, friendship, prom, teenage love, record store, romance, love, slumber party, cult, best friends, youth, yuppie ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, cheerleader, hip hop, couples, dishonesty, cliche, lifestyle, social differences, youth, opposites attract, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 17K
Drive Me Crazy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, high school, love and romance, prom, friendship, school dance, youth, misfit, school, friends, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 14K
Lucas (1986)
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, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, kids
Plot: high school, coming of age, underdog, high school life, friendship, romance, cheerleading, youth, teenage life, rivalry, sport team, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 160K
Clueless (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, not serious, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: high school, teenage love, opposites attract, fashion, couples, popularity, teenage life, youth, high school life, shopping mall, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Say Anything... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A budding romance between noble underachiever Lloyd Dobler and high school valedictorian Diane Court is threatened when Diane's overly possessive, disapproving father interferes with their relationship. With a prized scholarship to study abroad ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: high school, young lovers, kickboxer, opposites attract, romance, graduation, coming of age, youth, couples, wooing, first love, boyfriend ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, england, usa, seattle washington, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, ...
Style: romantic, humorous, witty, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: opposites attract, high school, unlikely couple, fall in love, teenage love, love and romance, high school life, teenage life, boyfriend, teenager, party, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 4K
For Keeps? (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, high school, coming of age, romance, family problems, teenage love, young lovers, teenage pregnancy, love story, vengeance, justice ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: high school, coming of age, tomboy, school, opposites attract, love triangle, best friend, friendship, high school dance, romance, fall in love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's graduation day at Huntington Hills High, and you know what that means - time to party. And not just any party, either. This one will be a night to remember, as the nerds become studs, the jocks are humiliated, and freshman crushes blossom ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: graduation, high school, friends, party, romance, youth, teenage life, love and romance, teenager, one last chance, coming of age, unspoken love ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 9K
Class (1983)
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, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, romance, boarding school, love and romance, boarding school life, parents and children, family relations, friends, college, couples, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 79K
She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, bet, high school life, fall in love, teenager, cinderella story, social misfits, romance, teen romance, teenage life, young lovers, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Whatever It Takes (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A nerdy teen, Ryan Woodman is smitten with the popular and gorgeous Ashley Grant, who apparently has no interest in him. Meanwhile, dim star athlete Chris Campbell has his eye on Ryan's brainy and beautiful friend, Maggie Carter. The two agree ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage love, friendship, sex education, prom, teen sex comedy, high school life, school, romance, unfulfilled love, hidden identity, wooing ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sixteen Candles (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen comedy, date night
Plot: teenager, birthday, high school, self discovery, teenage love, teenage life, high school life, coming of age, youth, love and romance, high school hunk, first love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Never Been Kissed (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, prom, journalist, entrapment, humiliation, undercover, hidden identity, romance, teenager, fall in love, journalism, teacher ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 15K
Boys and Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ryan and Jennifer are opposites who definitely do not attract. At least that's what they always believed. When they met as twelve-year-olds, they disliked one another. When they met again as teenagers, they loathed each other. But when they ...
Style: sentimental, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, fall in love, young lovers, college, high school, love and romance, teenage love, romance, couples, singleness, looking for sex, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, campus, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 9K
How to Deal (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage love, romance, youth, love and romance, friendship, society, fall in love, family problems, looking for love, teenage life, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Happy Together (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Christopher is an ambitious college freshman, striving to become a writer. Through a computer fault he's assigned the same room as Alex, a real party freak and... a girl! He's annoyed and tries to get a different room as soon as possible, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, opposites attract, university, romance, disorder, student life, nothing goes right, fall in love, down on your luck, love and romance, couples, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
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, sentimental, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: coming of age, school, friendship, fall in love, looking for sex, family relations, teenage love, best friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, rise to the top ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1962, 80s
Place: usa, hawaii, chicago illinois, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Baby It's You (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1966 New Jersey, Jill Rosen, a frustrated high schooler, is intrigued by an enigmatic new student known only as the Sheik. Sheik is an Italian whose primary interests are his car, Frank Sinatra, and Jill. At first she is taken aback by his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: high school, innocence lost, forbidden love, college, coming of age, opposites attract, class differences, love and romance, romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, youth ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 12K
Valley Girl (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, slang ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: romance, friends, high school, coming of age, party, punk, opposites attract, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, teenage life, teenager, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 17K
Get Over It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Berke Landers, a popular high school basketball star, gets dumped by his life-long girlfriend, Allison, he soon begins to lose it. But with the help of his best friend Felix's sister Kelly, he follows his ex into the school's spring ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, love triangle, teenage life, underdog, unlikely couple, high school life, falling in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fairy, unrequited love, family, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 76K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, youth, teenage life, teenager, high school life, high school student, best friends, popularity, friends, adolescence, teenagers, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 8K
The Wood (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, high school, homecoming, family relations, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, best friends, love and romance, twentysomething life, lifestyle, erection ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 23K
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, small town life, teenage life, siblings relations, love and romance, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Lot Like Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, encounter, love and romance, unfulfilled love, friendship, couple relations, opposites attract, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 10K
Geek Charming (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dylan Schoenfield is the pink princess of the upscale Los Angeles Woodlands Academy. She has the coolest boyfriend, the most popular friends, and a brand-new it bag that everyone covets. But when she accidentally tosses her Serge Sanchez bag into a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, opposites attract, popularity, high school life, high school, youth, friendship, friends, social relations, love and romance, beauty pageant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Shag - More Dancing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, dance, beach, romance, teenage love, youth, best friends, contests and competitions, fall in love, looking for sex, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
 31K
Grease 2 (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It's 1961, two years after the original Grease gang graduated, and there's a new crop of seniors and new members of the coolest cliques on campus, the Pink Ladies and T-Birds. Michael Carrington is the new kid in school - but he's ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, motorcycle, rivalry, opposites attract, talent show, cinderella story, youth, love and romance, fall in love, romance, high school life, misfit ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s, year 1961 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 63K
The First Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. Although they go to different schools, ...
Style: sincere, romantic, realistic, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, first sex, first love, teenage life, virgin, high school, love and romance, youth, fall in love, teenagers, friendship, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%