Movies like Cheats

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Cheats (2002)
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Cheats (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: While other kids buy into countless hours of studying just so they can get a mark in some teacher's report book, Handsome Davis sees it as nothing more than a system of control over your mind. That's why Handsome and his three best friends Sammy, Victor and the cribsheet genius Applebee have banded together and found ways to cheat on their tests all through their school years.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, gang, friendship, teenage life, cons and scams, partners, teachers and students, dishonesty, teenager, scam, coming of age, crimes, college, youth, friends, love and romance, high school life, buddies, academy, power relations, student, erotica, best friend, cheating, boss ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Cheats

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about youth, friends, high school, teenage life, high school life, coming of age and school mostly in Comedy, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Cheats: The Perfect Score (2004), Candy Jar (2018), Expelled (2014), Accepted (2006), Night Before the Exams (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Perfect Score (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Six high school seniors decide to break into the Princeton Testing Center so they can steal the answers to their upcoming SAT tests and all get perfect scores.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, heist, cons and scams, school, crime, crimes, teenage life, friends, partners, lifestyle, twists & turns, coming of age ...
Time: 2000s, future, contemporary
Place: new jersey
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100%
 5.8
 4K
Candy Jar (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dueling high school debate champs who are at odds on just about everything forge ahead with ambitious plans to get into the colleges of their dreams.
Style: entertaining, light, captivating, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: interracial romance, high school, rivalry, high school life, teachers and students, debate, romance, dream, disorder, teenager, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 6K
Expelled (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Felix (Cameron Dallas) is a legendary prankster who gets expelled from his high school and, with his friend’s help, stops at nothing to hide it from his parents.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, friends, coming of age, youth, prankster, disorder, siblings relations, school expulsion, power relations, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 122K
Accepted (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slacker, student, college life, cons and scams, youth, overnight success, unconventional method, misfit partners, buddies, graduation, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, harvard university, yale university, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Night Before the Exams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rome, 1989. Luca Molinari meets Claudia in a party, both of them are stressed about the upcoming final exams. Luca falls in love with the girl and now spends his time looking for her. He is assisted by his inseparable friends: Alice, Richard, ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, buddies, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, teachers and students, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Kids in America (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Inspired by real events, this ribald comedy pits an unlikely gang of students against their principal after she bars safe-sex activities on campus. Protesting Principal Weller's muzzling of free speech, the teens stage a bold and hilarious ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, safe sex, lifestyle, sexual relations, friendship, teenage life, rebellion, high school life, school, power relations, hopes, gender ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 1K
Trippin' (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Greg is near the end of his senior year in high school, wanting to go to the prom, eyeing Cinny (the school's beauty with brains) from afar, and regularly trippin', daydreaming about being a big success as a poet, a student, a lover. His ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, romance, youth, teenage life, lifestyle, love and romance, buddies, college, college life, drug dealing, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.1
 20K
Mean Girls 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around a new high school student, Jo (Meaghan Martin) , who agrees to befriend an outcast, Abby (Jennifer Stone), at the urging of Abby's wealthy father in exchange for paying all of Jo's costs for the college of her ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: misfit, friends, high school life, high school, high school hunk, teenage life, teachers and students, social misfits, best friends, youth, lifestyle, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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All I Wanna Do (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: If there's one thing this wild group of friends at an all-girls high school has learned, it's how to get what they want! So when word leaks out that their school is about to merge with an all-boys academy, some of the students strike ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: boarding school, school, battle of the sexes, coming of age, friendship between girls, teenage life, teenage love, buddies, gender, rebelliousness, campaign, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963, 80s
Place: new york state, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Staten Island Summer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Pals Danny and Frank spend the summer after high school working as lifeguards while figuring out their future.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, funny, romantic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: lifeguard, friendship, workplace situations, workplace, summer, pool party, love and romance, coming of age, teenager, teenagers, beach, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 2K
Bad Girls (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rebellious teen butts heads with the teachers at an all-girl charm school in Mexico City.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, popular girl, cruelty, teenage life, friends, politics, society, best friends, teachers and students, power relations, campaign, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 6K
Trojan War (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Brad is about to hook up with the girl of his dreams, but runs into a problem, no condom. So Brad sets out into the night to find one, running into many obstacles along the way, while not knowing his best friend, Leah is in love with him.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: party, gang, teenager, love, robbery, condom, partners, youth, love and romance, romance, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 4K
The Outcasts (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, vengeance, high school, youth, disorder, society, misfit, teenage life, coming of age, rivalry, social relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Just One of the Girls (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chris has to change school to attend a music program, but a bully named Kurt is going to make his life impossible so he decided to dress as a girl to avoid this. Taking advantage of his condition he became (girl-)friend with Marie, and fell in love ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gender bending, teenage life, college, fall in love, high school, switching roles, hidden identity, friendship, teenage love, teachers and students, high school life, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Splinterheads (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SPLINTERHEADS introduces Thomas Middleditch as Justin Frost, a twenty-something slacker whose “thing” is that he has no “thing” at all. When a small-time carnival rolls into town, he meets Galaxy (Rachael Taylor), a gorgeous con artist, or ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: carnival, buddies, friends, love triangle, fall in love, lifestyle, young lovers, love and romance, small town, cons and scams, wooing, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
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The Kid & I (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday, he experiences the reality a bit hard to manage.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Plot: hollywood, friendship, disability, nothing goes right, partners, artists and showbiz, good versus evil, odd couple, buddies, teenage life, wish come true, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, year 2005
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 2K
Harold (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager with an early onset of male-pattern baldness befriends his high school's janitor.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage love, teenage life, society, high school life, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, social misfits, youth, misfit, teachers and students, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Kicking the Dog (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Twelve friends spend one last great summer together, partying and reminiscing, ultimately realizing they will soon go their separate ways in life
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: college, friendship, dog, teenage life, youth, lifestyle, partners, buddies, party, nightlife, coming of age, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Bart Got a Room (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Everyone is searching for love in director Brian Hecker's semi-autobiographical story. Danny Stein, a high school senior at the bottom of the social food chain, needs a prom date. As a cause of anxiety for Danny, Bart Beeber, the nerdiest guy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, love and romance, wooing, teenage love, lifestyle, buddies, misfit, youth, underdog, partners, unlikely couple, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
General Education (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Levi Collins is set to go to the local University on a tennis scholarship, but he forgot to tell his parents one thing - he didn't graduate. As a result, he must take summer school before his mom and dad discover he's failed senior ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, summer school, teenage love, high school life, youth, tennis, parents and children, college, ambition, fall in love, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.2
 767
We the Party (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, five high-school friends deal with romance, money, prom, college, sex, bullies, Facebook, fitting in, standing out, and finding themselves.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, dating, prom, teenage love, youth, hip hop, lifestyle, society, coming of age, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 8K
Dirty Deeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An American Pie-like teen comedy in which a high school senior tries to become the first student in years to complete the Dirty Deeds, an outrageous series of challenges that must be completed by the Homecoming banquet at 9 a.m.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: prank, cheerleader, high school, challenge, vandalism, bully, friends, rivalry, lifestyle, masturbation, stadium, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
High School U.S.A. (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in a senior high school class, J.J. (Michael J. Fox) pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique which culminates in a race at the end of the movie between the two rivals in this light comedy.
Style: feel good, humorous, sitcom, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, stoners, social relations, disorder, friends, love and romance, opposites attract, power relations, rivalry, youth, underdog, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.0
 325K
Mean Girls (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, funny, witty ...
Audience: teen comedy, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, popularity, teenage life, teenager, high school life, fish out of water, adolescence, stereotypes, rivalry, manipulation, popular girl, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 81K
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: feel good, funny, humorous, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, youth, high school life, teenage life, adolescence, popularity, teenagers, high school student, friends, stereotypes, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Secret Lives of Dorks (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In The Secret Lives of Dorks, Payton (Gaelan Connell) is a pathetic dork, a comic book geek whose high school career is one hopeless faux pas after another. Yet he's a dreamer and madly in love with the head cheerleader Carrie (Riley Voelkel), ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: romance, nothing goes right, misfit, wooing, high school, youth, win over, disorder, love and romance, drive away, teenage life, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Liverpool Goalie (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Thirteen year old Jo is a smart thinker of a guy, and has a very vivid imagination, but is bothered by his fellow classmates, and is a rather hopeless soccer goalie. Still he tries to cope with this difficult time in life. He's doing the ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: soccer, love and romance, friends, friendship, teenage love, school, high school life, high school, ambition, social relations, power relations, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
How I Got Into College (1989)
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, feel good, semi serious, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: college, high school, romance, partners, love and romance, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for love, college life, buddies, coming of age, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.7
 378
Odd Jobs (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four students who work on different jobs during their vacations in summer are tired of doing the same thing every year. Therefore they decide to open up a moving company together and confront themselves with the former boss of one of them.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, youth, friends, cons and scams, college life, friendship, workplace situations, siblings relations, college, school, buddies, workplace ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Hating Alison Ashley (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Classmates Erica Yurgen and Alison Ashley vie with each other to become the undisputed star of their class.
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, single parent, coming of age, high school life, power relations, family relations, teenage life, uninhibited rivalry, youth, misfit, sister sister relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%