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Dance 'Til Dawn (1988)
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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 she was easy; Patrice continues to blame her boyfriend Roger for everything that doesn't go the way she wants it to.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: prom, teenage love, teenage life, school, youth, friendship, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, family life, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, opposites attract, disorder, nothing goes right, party, happy ending, high school life, friends, romance, store, high school, coming of age, child as adult ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy

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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, teenage life, high school, love and romance, coming of age, teenage love and high school life mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Dance 'Til Dawn: She's Out of Control (1989), Sixteen Candles (1984), Angus (1995), The New Guy (2002), Sleepover (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
She's Out of Control (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Los Angeles radio-station manager's girlfriend shows his teenage daughter how to be sexy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenage daughter, love and romance, child as adult, family relations, teenager, teen angst, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, parents and children, single parent ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: nanny, family relations, siblings relations, disorder, babies and infants, mischievous children, parents and children, teenage life, youth, single parent, goofy hero, children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 80s
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 110K
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, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, teenage love, self discovery, first love, high school life, birthday, teenage life, youth, love and romance, coming of age, high school hunk ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
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Angus (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angus is a large, pathetic 14 year old whose thoughts are most often filled with the image of one Melissa Lefevre. Angus is shy and thinks that he has no chance of ever 'getting' her. Being especially uncool, he is incredibly surprised ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: friendship, prank, school, public humiliation, teenage life, misfit, teenage love, love and romance, high school, nothing goes right, parents and children, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The New Guy (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nerdy high school senior Dizzy Harrison has finally gotten lucky -- after purposely getting expelled, he takes lessons in 'badass cool' from a convict and enrolls at a new school. But can he keep up the ruse?
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenagers, friendship, teenage love, goofy hero, starting over, high school, bullying, high school life, cheerleading, misfit, cheerleader, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: texas, austin texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 16K
Sleepover (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As their first year of high school looms ahead, best friends Julie, Hannah, Yancy and Farrah have one last summer sleepover. Little do they know they're about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Desperate to shed their nerdy status, they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, slumber party, youth, friends, high school life, clubbing, love and romance, friendship between girls, teenage life, quest, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 391K
American Pie (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a high-school party, four friends find that losing their collective virginity isn't as easy as they had thought. But they still believe that they need to do so before college. To motivate themselves, they enter a pact to all ...
Style: teen sex comedy, humorous, sex comedy, funny, sexual ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for sex, loss of virginity, virginity, watching pornography, party, teenage sexuality, graduation, masturbation, coming of age, teenager, teenage life, adolescence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
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Book of Love (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: John Twiller takes down his high school yearbook and begins to reminiscence about that time he first moved into the neighborhood in 1956. His teenage self, Jack is obsessed with Lily one of the more popular girls around. The sole obstacle is Angelo, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: prom, teenage love, friendship, fish out of water, high school, americana, youth, romance, friends, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The 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, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Hot Pursuit (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Young Danny is following his rich girlfriend's family to the Caribbean. But suddenly he simply must make a chemistry test and cannot go with them. After they have left, he gets a leave from his professor and takes a plane to find them. But he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: chase, adventure, girlfriend, rescue, nothing goes right, romance, high school, friendship, disorder, youth, boat, pursuit ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, school, teenage love, coming of age, love and romance, youth, parents and children, best friends, friends, high school life, high school, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
License to Drive (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Teenager Les Anderson thinks his life can't get any worse after he flunks his driver's exam, but he's wrong. Even though he didn't receive his license, Les refuses to break his date with the cool Mercedes Lane, and he decides to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, drunk driving, underage drinking, nothing goes right, love and romance, friendship, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
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Picture This (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bookish and unpopular Mandy finds her luck finally changing when Drew, the school hottie, invites her to the year's biggest party. But with being grounded and Drew's ex-girlfriend bent on thwarting her, Mandy may be destined to remain a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, teen sex comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gender bending, switching roles, teenage life, fall in love, college, high school, hidden identity, friendship, teenage love, teachers and students, high school life, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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More Grief Than Glory (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David is a teenager who feels he doesn't belong to a life where his family, friends and the girl he loves seem not to understand him.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: teenage love, family relations, couples, nothing goes right, love and romance, youth, romance, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage crush, coming of age, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, power relations, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963, 80s
Place: new york state, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Great Outdoors (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's vacation time for outdoorsy Chicago man Chet Ripley, along with his wife, Connie, and their two kids, Buck and Ben. But a serene weekend of fishing at a Wisconsin lakeside cabin gets crashed by Connie's obnoxious brother-in-law, Roman ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, wilderness, nothing goes right, family relations, camp, youth, parents and children, friendship, disorder, holiday, couples, in-laws ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, wisconsin, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 14K
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, humorous, semi serious, witty, slang ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: friends, high school, coming of age, romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, teenage life, young lovers, love affair, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, romance, youth, teenage life, buddies, love and romance, lifestyle, college, college life, drug dealing, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Breakdance Kid (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1984, loser pizza guy Whitey Johnson is run over by a semi truck on live television, making him a local hero. The world watches as Whitey vows to not only walk again but to win his town's breakdance competition. Whitey struggles to conquer ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, dancer's life, ambition, lifestyle, follow your dream, love and romance, rivalry, hopes, youth, romance, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
But Forever in My Mind (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Silvio (Silvio Muccino, the director's younger brother) has no interest in the student rebellion taking place at his high school. His fascination lies with Valentina (Giulia Carmignani), the prettiest girl in the school. However, Valentina ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, high school, family relations, politics, romance, family life, coming of age, love and romance, buddies, high school life, siblings relations, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: vatican, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Outspoken Kat Stratford couldn't be less like her sister, super sweet, yet kinda conformist Bianca. The only things they seem to have in common are being new at school and their overprotective dad.
Style: feel good, semi serious, witty, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, teenage life, love and romance, high school, battle of the sexes, unlikely couple, high school life, cheerleader, popularity, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 441
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 ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: high school, lifestyle, hardcase students, adolescence vs adulthood, school, teachers and students, urban ghetto life, high school life, teenage life, misfit, society, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 3.2
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The Weekend (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the spirit of "Superbad" and "Dazed and Confused," "The Weekend" relishes the moments that made being a teenager so excruciatingly painful and fantastic. Over the course of a single weekend, various teenagers ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, buddies, lifestyle, high school life, youth, college, college life, teenage life, prank, nightlife, romance, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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, witty
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: soccer, love and romance, friends, teenage love, friendship, school, high school life, high school, ambition, power relations, dark humor, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 15K
Summer Rental (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: underdog, rivalry, on the road, screwball, sailing, disorder, couples, love and romance, nothing goes right, romance, couple relations, summer vacation ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.3
 821
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, friends, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: romance, disorder, wooing, nothing goes right, youth, win over, high school, misfit, social relations, power relations, social misfits, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 3K
My Tutor (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: High school senior Bobby Chrystal fails his French class, which will block him from entering Yale. His rich, authoritarian father hires an attractive 29-year-old to tutor Bobby over the summer and help him pass a make-up exam. While Bobby's ...
Style: teen sex comedy, sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, teachers and students, tutor, looking for sex, youth, teenage life, high school, older woman teenage boy relationship, when the parents are away, high school life, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.4
 424
The Graduates (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four friends head to Senior Week in Ocean City, Maryland, to celebrate high school graduation.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, sex comedy
Plot: beach, satire, teenage love, teenage life, young lovers, buddies, youth, nothing goes right, love and romance, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%