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Crash Course (1988)
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Crash Course (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Some students taking driver's ed during the summer. Among the students is Riko, a cocky guy; Chad, a guy from a privileged background, who's terrified to get behind the wheel; Vanessa, who's over protective mom who wouldn't allow her to take the course, who went behind her back; and Maria, a spoiled foreign student. Now the principal wants the students to pass so he tells the instructor, who's still not over his wife leaving and is not exactly up to the task, that it's important for the students to pass so he brought in a special instructor, who's very tough. And the principal also tells one of his teachers to let, one of the students Maslanski who's the school football star, pass the test he failed so that he can concentrate on driver's ed. But the teacher, seeing this as an opportunity to expose the principal as not doing his job and thus paving the way for him to be the new principal, makes Maslanski take a make up test
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: high school, teenage life, school, youth, misfit, teachers and students, urban ghetto life, stoners, high school life, society, lifestyle, dedicated educator, hardcase students, adolescence vs adulthood, power relations, urban ghetto, car accident, driving school, teacher, father son relationship, foreign exchange student
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about youth, high school life, high school, teenage life, school, friends and teachers and students mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Crash Course: Lower Learning (2008), Class Act (1992), Miss Guided (2008), Welcome Back, Kotter (1975), Chalk (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lower Learning (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Barry Goldwater Elementary is on the brink of collapse: the lowest test scores in the state, teachers who are either drunk or having sex on school grounds, and a principal who extorts money from parents. It's up to Tom, the down-on-his-luck ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: school, against the odds, ambition, dedicated educator, rebellion, fighting the system, teenage life, teachers and students, idealism, high school life, satire, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
 6.1
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Class Act (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Duncan is a genius straight A student, Blade is juvenile delinquent. But because of a mix up with their school records, everyone thinks each is the other one. Now, Duncan kind of likes the attention from being thought of as a real bad dude, if only ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, high school, friends, power relations, urban ghetto, disorder, partners, juvenile delinquency, youth, dedicated educator, misfit, buddies ...
Time: 90s
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87%
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Miss Guided (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Miss Guided is an American sitcom that ran from March 18, 2008 to April 3, 2008 as a mid-season replacement on ABC. The series follows the life of Becky Freeley, a guidance counselor at a high school that she attended when she was a teenager. The ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom, feel good ...
Plot: high school, teacher, school, high school teacher, high school life, teachers and students, dedicated educator, power relations, teenage life, hardcase students, workplace, youth ...
Time: 20th century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Welcome Back, Kotter (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Welcome Back, Kotter is an American television sitcom starring Gabe Kaplan and featuring a young John Travolta. Videotaped in front of a live studio audience, it originally aired on the ABC network from September 9, 1975, to June 8, 1979.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: high school, idealism, urban ghetto, power relations, reach out, friends, troublemaker, youth, teaching the ways of the world, siblings relations, city life, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Chalk (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Life in the trenches of that most honorable and frustrating profession...teaching. It's the start of a memorable new year at Harrison High. The self-conscious Mr. Stroope is convinced that his time has come - this year he will be furnished with ...
Style: humorous, semi documentary, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, teacher, teachers and students, power relations, youth, ambition, hardcase students, lifestyle, rivalry, teenage life, student life, satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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 ⇓
74%
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 ⇓
69%
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 ⇓
67%
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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 ⇓
65%
Serial Teachers (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: With only 12 percent of its pupils obtaining their baccalaureate, Jules Ferry High School is the worst school in France. The Inspector of Schools has already exhausted all the conventional means to raise standards at the school and he has no choice ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: teachers and students, high school, school teacher, high school life, school, teenage life, silly humor, hardcase students, youth, disorder, teenager, classroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Ciao, Professore! (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bureaucratic snafu sends Marco Tullio Sperelli, a portly, middle-aged northern Italian, to teach third grade in a poor town outside Naples
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, whimsical, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: school, rich and poor, friendship, culture clash, coming of age, high school, fish out of water, high school life, village, self discovery, idealism, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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 ⇓
63%
Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The nerds are now in control of the university, as a result of Lewis Skolnick and the rest's actions in the two previous movies. A new generation of sportsmen arrive, however, determined on winning the school back. The principle, himself an ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: school, farce, student life, ambition, goofy hero, misfit, youth, rivalry, society, prank, athlete's life, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Who Shot Patakango? (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A coming-of-age tale set in Brooklyn during the late '50s which centers around the high school life of a group of teens that have to deal with racial tensions at their interracial vocational high school.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: school, racism, teenage love, college life, interracial relations, adolescence vs adulthood, urban ghetto life, friendship, high school life, college, teenage life, high school ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
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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 ⇓
53%
Dance 'Til Dawn (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's prom night and the kids of Hoover High will be having a night they will never forget. Popular girl Shelley ditches her prom and ends up spending the night with unpopular Dan; Popular guy Kevin goes out with nerdy Angela because he heard ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: prom, teenage love, youth, teenage life, school, friendship, family relations, couples, love and romance, parents and children, family life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Cromartie High School: The Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a good student named Kamiyama gets placed in a high school filled with disobedient kids, he steps up to the plate and takes a position of leadership. Urging the young slackers and rebels to clean up their act, Kamiyama is in store for a lot of ...
Style: humorous, surreal, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, bounty hunter, teenage life, college life, hardcase students, youth, rivalry, androids and robots, teenage love, leadership, parody, school ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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 ⇓
51%
 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 ⇓
51%
 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 ⇓
49%
The Steve Harvey Show (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Steve Harvey Show is an American sitcom that aired for six seasons from August 25, 1996 to February 17, 2002 on The WB Television Network. It was created by Winifred Hervey and directed by Stan Lathan.
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: high school, self discovery, teachers and students, workplace, musician's life, youth, teenage life, teenage love, r&b, interracial relations, fish out of water, high school life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
46%
P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An enchanting comedy set in post-World War Two Britain. It studies a teenage boy's relationships and period of sexual awakening. A cricket-obsessed adolescent, Alan Duckworth lusts after his classmate Ann. When the pair score the lead roles in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, school, love and romance, teenage life, young heroes, high school life, youth, society, misfit, power relations, romance, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 80s, year 1948, 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Mac & Devin Go to High School (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A comedy that follows two high school students -- one overachiever struggling to write his valedictorian speech, the other a senior now going on his 15th year of school.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, drug dealing, teachers and students, drugs/alcohol, youth, high school, high school life, friends, power relations, fall in love, disorder, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
42%
 6.1
 4K
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 ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, gang, teenage life, cons and scams, partners, dishonesty, teachers and students, teenager, scam, coming of age, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Curiosity of Chance (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: High school coming-of-age tale. It is the 1980's and new wave angst and gender-bending fashion are all the rage. Chance Marquis is the new kid at an American high school in Belgium and is a somewhat awkward teenager who is the target of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: gay teenager, coming of age, gays and lesbians, high school, friendship, misfit, bully, school, teenage love, teenage life, coming out, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: antwerp, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 3K
Full of It (2007)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, South Africa, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young kid (Pinkston) is forced to live out the lies he told to become popular.
Style: humorous, romantic, entertaining, feel good, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: wish come true, teenage life, high school life, misfit, fish out of water, fantasy becomes reality, lie, teachers and students, basketball, love and romance, high school, teenage love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
High School High (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Richard Clark has just left the well-known Wellington Academy to teach at Marion Barry High School. Now, he will try to inspire the D-average students into making good grades and try to woo a fellow teacher.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, high school, gang, school, farce, teenage life, high school life, friendship, urban ghetto life, teachers and students, idealism, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Everybody's Doing It (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Angela and Travis consider having sex for the first time just as their high school starts up an abstinence education program. Making matters worse, a "good girl" collects abstinence pledges from students and blows the whistle on Angela and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, couples, buddies, love and romance, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, sexual relations, school, politics ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%