Movies like Can't Hardly Wait

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Can't Hardly Wait
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 into grown-up romance.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, funny, entertaining, sexy, light, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: high school, coming of age, romance, college, vengeance, teenager, friends, revenge, high school life, teenagers, graduation, cheerleading, stereotypes, geek, virginity, adolescence, teenage life, nerds, coming-of-age, school, drinking, bullying, beer, love and romance, love ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
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Better Off Dead...
Comedy, Romance
USA
97 min.
 7.2
10 Things I Hate About You
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
97 min.
 7.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sexy films with plots about dialogue, runaway, mentor, high school, catastrophe, teenager and youth mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Can't Hardly Wait: Sixteen Candles (1984), Can't Buy Me Love (1987), She's All That (1999), I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009), Just One of the Guys (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sixteen Candles
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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, romance, geek, birthday, self discovery, adolescence, teenagers, dysfunctional family, nerds, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
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System:   95%
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Can't Buy Me Love
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 ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, romance, cheerleading, coming of age, teenager, vengeance, happy ending, college, college life, geek, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, tucson arizona
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System:   94%
    User:   80%
 
 5.8
 76K
She's All That
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, sweet, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: teenager, romance, cinderella story, popularity, high school life, character change, change of heart, friendship, stereotypes, teenage love, coming of age, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
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I Love You, Beth Cooper
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A valedictorian's declaration of love for a high-school cheerleader launches a night of revelry, reflection and romance for a group of graduating seniors.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, teenager, geek, friends, unlikely couple, cheerleader, cheerleading, teenagers, couple relations, romance, stereotypes, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, london, new jersey
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System:   82%
    User:   84%
 
Just One of the Guys
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Terry Griffith loses her high school's writing competition, she's convinced that it's because she's a girl. So Terry decides to change high schools and pose as a boy to prove her point. Her brother, Buddy, helps her pass as ...
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, school, teenager, adolescence, bullying, teacher, comedy of errors, fish out of water, college, romance, buddies, virginity ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, tucson arizona, arizona
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System:   79%
    User:   89%
 
 6.5
 68K
The DUFF
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, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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    User:   84%
 
 5.8
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Get Over It
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   87%
 
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 5.3
 25K
Loser
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On a university scholarship, a good natured student from the midwest gets a crash course in city life while dealing with three evil roommates. He befriends a virtually homeless college student whom he falls for, but she's dating a nasty ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: college, romance, small town, friendship, opposites attract, drinking, teenager, teenage life, stereotypes, goth, fall in love, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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System:   76%
    User:   75%
 
 6.4
 11K
Valley Girl
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, coming of age, romance, punk, teenager, friendship, hollywood, friends, dancing, drinking, fall in love, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   86%
 
Private School
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Private-school student Christine loves Jim. But her classmate, Jordan, is also vying for Jim's attention and trying to end his relationship with Christine. Meanwhile, Jim's friend Bubba embarks on a series of sexual escapades, including ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, school, teenager, college, coming of age, sex, boarding school, voyeurism, friends, virginity, adolescence, romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   60%
 
How I Got Into College
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon's affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. Jessica fights off her parent's expectation of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college, high school, romance, school, buddies, dedicated educator, underdog, innocence lost, life philosophy, looking for love, university, looking for sex ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   60%
 
Better Off Dead...
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lane Meyer is obsessed with his girlfriend Beth and is crushed when she falls for the new captain of the ski team, Roy. After several failed suicide attempts, narrow escapes from the relentless paper boy, and nearly unbearable dinners at home with ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, suicide attempt, high school, teenager, depression, teacher, young lovers, parody, adolescence, teenage life, romance, teenagers ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   82%
 
 5.7
 16K
Drive Me Crazy
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: high school, school, romance, chase, friendship, teenager, opposites attract, prom, teenagers, cheerleading, geek, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   100%
 
Movie in collections
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 34K
The To Do List
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Feeling pressured to become more sexually experienced before she goes to college, Brandy Klark makes a list of things to accomplish before hitting campus in the fall.
Style: sexual, humorous, sexy, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: virginity, sex, sexuality, college, high school, looking for sex, drugs/alcohol, coming of age, friendship, teenager, adolescence, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s, year 1993
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   57%
 
 6.2
 94K
Just Friends
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with – a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer.
Style: humorous, funny, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: romance, true love, love and romance, best friends in love, unfulfilled love, success, falling in love, male female friendship, first love, romantic rivalry, male female relationship, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   59%
 
 6.8
 64K
Pretty in Pink
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: friendship, high school, romance, love, teenager, father daughter relationship, family, coming of age, school, single father, shopping, fashion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   75%
 
 5.9
 20K
100 Girls
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This sexy, teen-comedy is about a freshman, Matthew, at college who meets his dream girl in a dorm elevator during a blackout. He never sees her face, but instantly falls in love. In the morning, the power is restored, but the "dream girl" ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: college, cross dressing, elevator, lesbian, sex, teenage life, strong sexual content, women, islam, virginity, male nudity, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   77%
 
Whatever It Takes
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, school, romance, friendship, teenager, fall in love, teenagers, geek, unlikely couple, stereotypes, cheerleading, teacher ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   58%
 
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 13K
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 ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen comedy
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, cheerleading, underdog, romance, teenager, school, football, adolescence, bullying, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   57%
 
Eight Days a Week
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Peter loves his next door neighbour Erica and, on the advice of his grandfather, decides to camp out on her front lawn for the entire summer, or until she agrees to go out with him. His father is none too happy about the idea and refuses to let his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: teenager, romance, friendship, obsession, sex, nudity (topless - notable), teenagers, adolescence, pornography, parents and children, coming-of-age, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   62%
 
 7.0
 17K
The Sure Thing
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gib, a beer-guzzling slob, and Alison, an uptight Ivy-Leaguer, are an unlikely duo stuck together on a cross-country trip during Christmas break. At first they get on each other's nerves but, as time passes, they find their divergent natures ...
Style: touching, road movie, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: road trip, romance, college, coming of age, teenager, beer, on the road, unlikely couple, relationships, adolescence, high school, young lovers ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   52%
 
10 Things I Hate About You
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: witty, semi serious, humorous, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: high school, romance, shakespeare, opposites attract, teenager, teacher, school, geek, single father, deception, friendship, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   52%
 
John Tucker Must Die
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After discovering they are all dating the same same guy, three popular students from different cliques band together for revenge, so they enlist the help of a new gal in town and conspire to break the jerk's heart, while destroying his ...
Style: humorous, romantic, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: revenge, womanizer, teenage love, popularity, high school, unlikely friendships, romance, manipulation, cheerleading, wooing, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   53%
 
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 6.9
 60K
The First Time
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: romance, high school, coming of age, love, teenage love, teenager, love story, teenagers, virginity, adolescence, relationships, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   51%
 
It's a Boy Girl Thing
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenager, school, romance, switching roles, geek, farce, popularity, teenagers, college, curses spells and rituals, cheerleading ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   49%
 
One Crazy Summer
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, romance, friendship, boat, fall in love, college, island, love and romance, revenge, nerds, youth, high school ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   46%
 
Secret Admirer
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When high-school heartthrob Michael receives an unsigned love letter, he assumes it's from knock-out prom queen Deborah Anne instead of pretty honor student Toni. And when Michael accidentally misplaces the letter, the juicy jottings soon make ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: college, school, teenager, comedy of errors, friendship, nudity (topless - notable), farce, romance, teenage life, high school, beer, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   53%
 
Never Been Kissed
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, sweet, humorous, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: high school, hidden identity, teenager, teacher, friendship, romance, stereotypes, journalist, adolescence, fall in love, prom, popularity ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, chicago illinois
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System:   56%
    User:   67%
 

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