Movies like Dazed and Confused

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Dazed and Confused (1993)
 7.7
 145K
Dazed and Confused (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum when his football coach demands he sign a "no drugs" pledge.
Style: talky, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, touching, melancholic, realistic, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, teenager, adolescence, high school, friendship, teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, party, coming-of-age, small town, teenage life, graduation, americana, stoners, high school life, drugs/alcohol, coach, bully, vandalism, slacker, marijuana, geek, cult, sexuality, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, 80s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, new jersey, london

Most similar movies to Dazed and Confused

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and funny films with plots about youth, coming of age, friendship, high school, friends, mentor and teenage life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Dazed and Confused: The Breakfast Club (1985), American Graffiti (1973), Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), License to Drive (1988), Superbad (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, teenager, teenage love, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, introspection, teachers and students, coming of age, misfit, friendship, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Graffiti (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A couple of high school graduates spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: radio, coming of age, small town, friendship, first love, car race, party, love at first sight, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage love, buddies, oldies ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 1950s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school slacker pretends to be sick to skip school and have an exciting day off alongside his girlfriend and his best buddy through Chicago, while trying to outwit his obsessive school principal and his unconformited sister along the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: generation gap, coming of age, friendship, high school, family relations, when the parents are away, teenage life, car theft, independence, high school life, student, museum ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, champagne, drunk driving, ferrari, underage drinking, lifestyle, high school life, friendship, youth, parents and children, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 478K
Superbad (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: High school best buddies are facing separation anxiety as they prepare to go off to college. While attempting to score alcohol for a party with help from a fake ID-toting friend, the guys' evening takes a turn into chaotic territory.
Style: humorous, absurd, idiotic, funny, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, boys' night, date night
Plot: teenage life, adolescence, party, looking for sex, teenager, youth, friendship, nerds, social awkwardness, one night, plan gone awry, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school dance, misfit, underdog, small town, high school, friendship, photographer, rejection, election, loser, social misfits, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: idaho, usa, utah, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 350K
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: humorous, sexual, realistic, gross out humor, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: virginity, looking for sex, party, teen sex comedy, teenager, teenage life, teenage love, coming of age, graduation, masturbation, high school life, voyeurism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Follows a group of high school students growing up in southern California, based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by their older classmates, ...
Style: sexual, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, loss of virginity, first sex, abortion, teacher, innocence lost, surfing, vandalism, unwanted pregnancy, robbery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, rivalry, male friendship, college life, buddies, sport team, friends, youth, friendship, baseball, friendship between men, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1980, 80s
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen comedy
Plot: teenager, birthday, high school, teenage love, self discovery, teenage life, high school life, coming of age, gay slur, nerd, convertible, exchange student ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 18K
Slacker (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Presents a day in the life in Austin, Texas among its social outcasts and misfits, predominantly the twenty-something set, using a series of linear vignettes. These characters, who in some manner just don't fit into the establishment norms, ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: philosophy, hitchhiker, cafe, burglar, moon, sunglasses, tent, ufo, dream, anarchist, atomic bomb, telescope ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, austin texas, campus, usa, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Remember the Daze (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the summer of 1999, a group of teenagers, through interconnected narratives, live through their last day of high school and prepare for the future. Holly, once the new girl in school, does whatever it takes to remain popular. Dawn, who is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, coming of age, juvenile delinquency, lifestyle, society, innocence lost, high school life, teenage love, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, hardcase students, suburban life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 176K
Project X (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three high school seniors throw a party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: party, when the parents are away, buddies, looking for sex, teenager, youth, drugs/alcohol, student, popularity, friends, teenage life, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 32K
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, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, teenage love, goofy hero, starting over, high school life, high school, cheerleading, misfit, buddies, teenagers, romance, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 210K
Role Models (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two salesmen trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friends, mentor, friendship, high school, marijuana, party, community service, camping, big brother, dimwit, womanizer, geek ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 41K
Teen Wolf (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a shy teenager's new-found powers help him score at basketball - and with the popular girls - he has some pretty hairy decisions to make.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: coming of age, high school, werewolf, school, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, friends, buddies, surfing, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 71K
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, high school life, teenager, adolescence, best friends, friends, friendship, social relations, popularity, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Three O'Clock High (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A high school nerd, Jerry Mitchell (Siemaszko) is assigned to write a piece for the school paper about new boy Buddy Revell (Tyson), who is rumored to be a psychopathic nutcase. When Jerry accidentally touches Buddy, he says that they must fight in ...
Style: clever, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, bullying, bully, coming of age, college life, youth, college, high school life, disorder, nothing goes right, journalism, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 3K
Glory Daze (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's punk rock meets Animal House in this campus comedy that stars Ben Affleck as Jack, a soon-to-be graduate who finds he's having a difficult time letting go of the college life -- and decides maybe he doesn't have to. Also ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friends, college, relationship vs career, graduation, student, teacher, party, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for love, nightlife, college life, singleness ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 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, realistic, feel good, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, friends, youth, coming of age, prankster, disorder, siblings relations, school expulsion, power relations, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Inbetweeners Movie (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: High school graduation just wouldn’t be complete without an un-chaperoned, uninhibited and unforgettable final holiday. At least that’s what Will, Jay, Simon and Neil think when they book a two-week stay on an exotic Greek island. As their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: holiday, vacation, popularity, friendship, adolescence, social awkwardness, looking for sex, coming of age, buddies, sexual activity, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Geography Club (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: At Goodkind High School, a group of students of varying sexual orientation form an after-school club a as a discrete way to share their feelings and experiences.
Style: realistic, touching, witty, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, friendship, teenage sexuality, sexual orientation, sexual identity, closeted homosexual, gay, gays and lesbians, teenage life, high school life, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
All I Wanna Do (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, battle of the sexes, school, high school, campaign, teenage love, teenage life, couples, buddies, leadership, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963, 80s
Place: new york state, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 9K
Terri (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terri, a pajama-clad, disaffected high school student learns how to engage the world with the help of Mr. Fitzgerald, his assistant principal.
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, urination, underage drinking, small town, coming of age, power relations, teenage life, high school life, misfit, social relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, realistic, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: lifeguard, coming of age, friendship, workplace, youth, boss and employee, love and romance, workplace situations, friends, power relations, swimming, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, misfit, friendship, school, bully, gays and lesbians, coming out, youth, high school life, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 80s
Place: antwerp, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Detroit Rock City (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1978, a Kiss concert was an epoch-making event. For the three teen fans in Detroit Rock City getting tickets to the sold-out show becomes the focal point of their existence. They'll do anything for tickets -- compete in a strip club's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, road movie, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: virginity, youth, love and romance, family relations, teenager, friendship, catholic church, rock band, concert, road trip, runaway, stereotypes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Hollywood Knights (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Led by their comedic and pranking leader, Newbomb Turk, the Hollywood Knights car gang raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from drag racing to Vietnam to high school love.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, halloween, prank, gang, coming of age, vengeance, culture clash, lifestyle, high school life, misfit, society, friendship ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 70s, year 1965, 80s
Place: beverly hills, vietnam, asia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
New Waterford Girl (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gifted teenager, dreaming of life beyond her small town, becomes inspired when a 15-year-old girl from New York moves in next door.
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, unwanted pregnancy, female boxer, canadian, teenage pregnancy, friendship, teenager, power relations, youth, teenage life, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada, new york, usa, nova scotia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 12K
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, witty, semi serious, humorous, slang ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: romance, friends, punk, high school, coming of age, party, opposites attract, teenage life, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, teenager, young lovers ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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