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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1995)
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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: By accident, the content of a computer encyclopedia is transferred into the brain of Dexter Riley, a less than average college boy. Because of his newly acquired knowledge he competes in a quiz show between various universities, where he sweeps all the points. A wiz kid from another university finds out about his cheated wisdom and does everything to discredit Dexter.
Plot: dancing, teenage love, genius, student, college, hacker, friendship, computer, internet, jealousy, best friend, computer genius, exam, nerd, greed, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rivalry, tv show in film, selfishness, arrest, electric shock, accusation, manic laughter, fictional game show

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and light films with plots about family, disorder, friendship, college, youth, chase and adventure mostly in Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes: The Strongest Man in the World (1975), Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972), The Monkey's Uncle (1965), The Kid With the 200 I.Q. (1983), Sky High (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Some college students manage to persuade the town's big businessman, A. J. Arno, to donate a computer to their college. When the problem- student, Dexter Riley, tries to fix the computer, he gets an electric shock and his brain turns to a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: college, friendship, computer, family, gangsters, contests and competitions, coming of age, on the run, goofy hero, youth, computer system, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 80s
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Genre: Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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The Strongest Man in the World (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Strongest Man in the World is a 1975 film starring Kurt Russell as Dexter Riley, a student in the fictional Medfield College. A school laboratory accident mixes one student's vitamin cereal mix with Dexter Riley's chemical experiment. ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: laboratory, rivalry, school, college, student, experiment, milk, cow, youth, mad scientist, escapades, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dexter Riley is a science student at Medfield College who inadvertently invents a liquid capable of rendering objects and people invisible. Before Dexter and his friends, Debbie and Richard Schuyler, can even enjoy their spectacular discovery, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Monkey's Uncle (1965)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: offbeat, humorous, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic
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The Kid With the 200 I.Q. (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A very intelligent teenager is sent to college where he meets his roommate, a popular jock. Therefore, he must learn to adapt to adult life, wild parties, and romance.
Plot: student, college student, intelligence, roommate, child prodigy, college, teenage boy, genius
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Duration: 94 min.
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
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Audience: family outing, teens, kids
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Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, intense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
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27%
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious
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Country: USA
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Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, feel good
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26%
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Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: psychotronic, humorous, light, twists and turns
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