Movies like Dangerous Curves 1988

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Dangerous Curves (1988)
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Dangerous Curves (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two college student decide to go spend some quality time at a beauty pageant with the help of their Porsche.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, cult film, sex comedy
Plot: porsche, teenage life, college, on the road, ocean or sea, friends, contests and competitions, partners, disorder, nothing goes right, down on your luck, youth, hotel, businessman, billionaire, car theft, surfer, best friend, boat, beauty pageant, misadventure, college student, woman in a bikini, stolen car, yuppie ...
Time: 80s
Place: san diego california

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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 friends, youth, disorder, teenage life, nothing goes right, partners and buddies mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Dangerous Curves: Odd Jobs (1986), Nobody's Perfect (1990), Kicking the Dog (2009), Campus Man (1987), The Kid & I (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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95%
Nobody's Perfect (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steve is a college freshman who plays tennis for the school. But he falls desperately in love with Shelly, also a tennis player. It's all downhill from there. Steve can't eat, he can't sleep, his grades drop, and he gets kicked off ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: college, tennis, romance, mistaken identity, friendship, teenage life, switching roles, gender bending, cons and scams, comedy of errors, fall in love, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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92%
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 ⇓
84%
House Party: Tonight's the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of high school rappers have two major goals - make music and get hot girls. The best way to get both is to throw the biggest and best house party ever! The night of the party, one of the boys is grounded by his parents, so it's up to his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, disorder, buddies, friends, youth, teenage life, hip hop, profanity, sexual content, silly humor, drugs/alcohol, girl
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Campus Man (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Todd Barret is an aspiring businessman. He's got what it takes, but what he doesn't have is enough money to stay in college. So he cooks up a plan to make the first ever all male sports calendar. He eventually convinces Cactus Jack, a very ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, homoerotic
Plot: college, romance, buddies, youth, athlete's life, ambition, friends, power relations, college life, university, school, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona
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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
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78%
The Girls on the Beach (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The girls of Alpha Beta need to raise $10,000 in two weeks to save the sorority house. Among their schemes to raise the funds are a beauty contest, a newspaper puzzle, and a baking contest. But when three guys hit the beach with love on their minds, ...
Style: stylized, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: beach, ambition, performer's life, music, music band, love and romance, artists and showbiz, musician's life, contests and competitions, rivalry, gory, friends ...
Time: 60s
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Midnight Madness (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A genius grad student organizes an all-night treasure hunt in which five rival teams composed of colorful oddballs furiously match wits with one another while trying to locate and decipher various cryptic clues planted ingeniously around Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: college, rivalry, quest, scavenger hunt, adventure, school, disorder, college life, teenage life, on the road, riddles and clues, student life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Three for the Road (1987)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crafty political aide and his soft-spoken pal are assigned the job of delivering a senator's out-of-control teenage daughter to an institution.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: on the road, mischievous children, adventure, unlikely partners, youth, partners, nothing goes right, self discovery, teenage life, road trip, teenage girl, elderly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: beach, satire, teenage life, teenage love, best friends, nothing goes right, youth, love and romance, young lovers, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland
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64%
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Sherman's Way (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An eccentric Olympic has-been who prefers leisure to work, finds himself stuck with a rigid pre-law Yale student with no time for wasting time. Between skinny-dipping and stealing cars, this odd-couple learn from each other that balance is the key ...
Style: witty, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: disorder, couples, friends, unlikely couple, youth, nothing goes right, odd couple, lifestyle, eccentric family, introspection, small town, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Hail Caesar (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Caesar is having a hard time dividing his time between his band and his rich girlfriend, Buffer. Buffer's dad doesn't like Ceasar for her. He called in Caesar to make a bet. If Caesar gets to make a hundred thousand dollars within six ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic
Plot: factory, musician's life, ambition, hidden identity, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, nothing goes right, buddies, boss, record company, rock star, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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59%
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Phat Beach (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A hefty homeboy borrows his dad's Mercedes and goes to the beach with his friends for wild sun & fun.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, best friends, lifestyle, society, obesity, nothing goes right, gangsters, hip hop, high school, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Dead Man on Campus (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh Miller is a studious and responsible pre-med student entering college as a freshman. His wild, hard-partying roommate Cooper Frederickson, on the other hand, is a spoiled rich kid who never studies and spends his time getting drunk and ogling ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, funny, intense ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, teen suicide, friends, youth, nothing goes right, love and romance, nerds, fraternity, father son relationship, pot, dormitory, nerd ...
Time: 90s, 80s
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Southbound Heist (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chaz and his friends take a road trip after discovering his landlord's plot to kill the creator of the Showboy magazine. Chaz must choose between his beloved magazines, his best friends, the girl of his dreams, or saving an innocent man's ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: friends, buddies, on the road, moral dilemma, slacker, road trip, magazine, garage, bar, convention
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Drive-In (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of teenagers at a drive-in theatre in Texas one weekend night.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: teenager, nothing goes right, friends, disorder, coming of age, youth, teenage life, kidnapping, americana, small town life, heist, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas
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Up the Creek (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life. Bob, Irwing, Gonzer and Max are the four losers forced and bribed to represent their university in an intercollegiate raft race. Forced and bribed into this role, they make ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sex comedy, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, race, boat chase, cheerleader, drinking, youth, military school, militant, campus, friends, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Raging Hormones (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It's said that women will take a boy's mind of his schoolwork, and one young man finds out just how true that is in this frantic comedy. Peter Broadhurst (Topher Hopkins) is a high school senior whose mother Bev (Della Hobby) is bound and ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: dominatrix, couples, friends, looking for sex, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, college, youth, erotica, hot, seductive, oral sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, wilderness, family relations, nothing goes right, camp, youth, parents and children, friendship, disorder, holiday, in-laws, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, wisconsin, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Bikini Spring Break (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of coeds from a small conservative college break out of their shells when their marching band bus breaks down in Fort Lauderdale during Spring Break.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: youth, teenage life, best friends, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, drugs/alcohol, out of the way, road trip, bus, female nudity, beach party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Madea's Class Reunion (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Madea is traveling to the Pandora Hotel, where her 50 year class reunion is to be held. Running afoul of the law, Madea nonetheless manages to teach valuable lessons amidst the comedy and chaos, addressing the importance of forgiveness and the value ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: hotel, disorder, friends, prison, theater, fish out of water, reunion, prison life, stoners, nothing goes right, golden years, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The First Time (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young film student pursues a woman while studying under a bizarre, eccentric film professor.
Style: psychological, humorous, sexual, offbeat, experimental ...
Plot: college life, unfulfilled love, fall in love, sexual relations, adolescence vs adulthood, school, innocence lost, loss of virginity, college, love and romance, filmmaking, friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Super Sweet 16: The Movie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, friends, contests and competitions, lifestyle, blind ambition, siblings relations, high school, high school life, couples, ambition, best friends, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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It Takes Two (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Travis is due to marry Stephanie in a few days when he is convinced by beautiful saleswoman Jonni to buy a fancy sports car. The car looks good, but it turns out to be a piece of junk. Travis is determined to get satisfaction and he and Jonni hit ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, disorder, couples, love and romance, romance, partners, chase, dishonesty, unfulfillment, on the road, love triangle, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Combat High (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Police Academy"-style comedy set in a military school. Two errant high-school students are ordered by a judge to spend a year at a prestigious military academy, where one of the cadets finds out who is responsible for a spate of midnight ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: military school, prank, school, thief, cadet, disorder, misfit, youth, partners, buddies, friends, military life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
American Beer (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four young Canadian men are out on a road trip when their car breaks down in the middle of nowhere. They each go their own way in search of a needed alternator, but along the way, each one experiences an unexpectedly memorable adventure...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: bar, misfit, obsessive quest, partners, buddies, misfit partners, disorder, friends, nothing goes right, on the road, farce, heist ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Lost in America (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, yuppie, on the road, fired from the job, couples, self discovery, americana, fish out of water, nothing goes right, promotion, disorder, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, arizona, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Duct Tape Forever (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil land baron's limo falls into a sinkhole outside Possum Lodge, lodge leader Red Green is ordered to pay the baron $10,000 or lose his beloved lodge forever. Red considers various money-making schemes concocted by his buddies, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, contests and competitions, rivalry, partners, ambition, nothing goes right, farce, save the day, journey, contest, debt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Who's Minding the Mint? (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bumbling government employee accidentally destroys a small fortune and decides to break into the US Mint to replace it, but before long everyone wants a slice of the action - and the money.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: safecracker, heist, criminal heroes, forgery, unlikely criminals, misfit, romance, workplace, crime gone awry, friends, crimes, buddies ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Barely Legal (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sue, Cheryl and Lexi are three college freshmen who have been best friends since they were born on the same day. They do something special every year for their birthday, but on their eighteenth, they set out to lose their virginity.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy, absurd ...
Plot: virginity, college, looking for sex, teenage love, best friends, loss of virginity, friends, teenage life, cheating, 18 year old, sexploitation, birthday party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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39%