Movies like Dazed and Confused

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Dazed and Confused (1993)
 7.6
 179K
Dazed and Confused (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 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: feel good, talky, semi serious, sentimental, touching, melancholic, realistic, humorous, witty, reflective ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school, marijuana, adolescence, coming of age, stoners, friendship, graduation, teacher, bully, party, small town, hippie, stoner, teenage life, americana, high school life, slacker, coach, humiliation, vandalism, abuse, geek, rock and roll ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, 80s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, new jersey, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good and cult film films with plots about coming of age, high school, teenager, storytelling, dialogue, mentor and youth mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Dazed and Confused: Everybody Wants Some!! (2016), Superbad (2007), Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), American Graffiti (1973), Freaks and Geeks (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, college life, friendship between men, rivalry, sport, social relations, athlete's life, buddies, ambition, contests and competitions, sport team, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 1980, 70s
Place: usa, texas, california
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100%
 7.6
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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: teen sex comedy, humorous, funny, sexy, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: adolescence, party, teenager, nerd, looking for sex, teenage life, dumb, loss of virginity, youth, friendship, high school, teenage sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
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: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, high school, loss of virginity, first sex, friendship, high school life, abortion, teenage love, unwanted pregnancy, youth, teacher, vandalism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, southern california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, small town, radio, friendship, first love, party, love at first sight, teenage love, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, car race, dating ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 70s, 50s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: nerd, weed, friendship, cheerleader, teenage life, high school, social misfits, social relations, teacher, slacker, high school student, suburbs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1980
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, friendship, introspection, teenage angst, popular girl, rebelliousness, youth, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, kids, girls' night
Plot: skipping school, coming of age, friendship, high school, generation gap, high school life, when the parents are away, family relations, teacher, teenage life, boss, student ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.6
 205K
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: teen sex comedy, humorous, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: party, when the parents are away, teenager, youth, student, friends, popularity, high school, buddies, looking for sex, adolescence, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, teenage love, self discovery, high school life, birthday, teenage life, youth, love and romance, first love, coming of age, high school hunk ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.0
 399K
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, sexual, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for sex, virginity, teenage sexuality, party, loss of virginity, teenager, masturbation, graduation, coming of age, adolescence, teenage life, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, not serious, witty, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, friendship, small town, teenage life, misfit, goofy hero, social misfits, eccentric family, rejection, election, adolescence, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: idaho, usa, utah, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.9
 272K
Almost Famous (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater – fronted by lead guitar ...
Style: feel good, realistic, sentimental, captivating, road movie ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, on the road, musician's life, rock band, fame, rock, music, journalism, musician, family relations, singer, music band ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, new york, boston, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.7
 97K
Waiting... (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Employees at a Bennigan's-like restaurant (called, creatively enough, Shenanigan's), kill time before their real lives get started. But while they wait, they'll have to deal with picky customers who want their steak cooked to order ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: waiter, friendship, restaurant, workplace, employer employee relationship, workplace romance, buddies, prank, workplace situations, wooing, staff, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 9K
SubUrbia (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of suburban teenagers try to support each other through the difficult task of becoming adults.
Style: talky, realistic, cynical, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, alcohol abuse, interracial relations, racism, punk, friends, hanging, twentysomething life, human nature, showbiz, introspection, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, texas, new jersey, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two high school girls are best friends until one dates the other's older brother, who is totally his sister's nemesis.
Style: emotional, witty, realistic, touching, depressing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenager, adolescence, teen angst, teen romance, high school, best friend, teenage girl, coming of age, friendship, loneliness, sibling relationship, teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 42K
Porky's (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to lose their virginity which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.
Style: humorous, sexy, teen sex comedy, sex comedy, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loss of virginity, virginity, virgin, prank, high school, nudity (full frontal - brief), first sex, teenager, looking for sex, male virgin, first sexual experience, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, girls' night
Plot: teenager, virginity, family relations, youth, love and romance, friendship, music band, rock band, catholic church, road trip, heavy metal, runaway ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's graduation day at Huntington Hills High, and you know what that means - time to party. And not just any party, either. This one will be a night to remember, as the nerds become studs, the jocks are humiliated, and freshman crushes blossom ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: graduation, coming of age, teenager, high school, friends, romance, youth, teenage life, love and romance, one last chance, unspoken love, american football ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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American Reunion (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The characters we met a little more than a decade ago are returning to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they will discover what has changed, who hasn’t and that time and distance can’t break the bonds ...
Style: humorous, not serious, ridiculous, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: masturbation, party, friendship, sexual activity, sexual attraction, couple relations, buddies, friends, high school reunion, lifestyle, weekend, bully ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Up the Academy (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This puber-comedy is a kind of mixture between 'Animal House' and 'Police Academy'. Four boys are sent, for different reasons, to a the Sheldon R. Wienberg military academy. The life of dicipline asks a lot of the four geeks. Of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: looking for sex, high school, school, silly humor, coming of age, prank, youth, misfit, nothing goes right, partners, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, witty, sentimental, not serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: lifestyle change, friends, farce, dimwit, community service, teaching the ways of the world, youth, character change, adolescence, mentor, friendship, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 21K
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: philosophy, writers, hitchhiker, moon, dream, ufo, cafe, twenty something, telescope, hit and run, atomic bomb, anarchist ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, houston texas, london ...
⇓ 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
Plot: high school, underage drinking, nothing goes right, love and romance, family relations, high school life, teenage love, teenage life, friendship, parents and children, lifestyle, stealing a car ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Movie in collections
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Mean Girls (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, popularity, teenage life, teenager, popular girl, fish out of water, high school life, student, stereotypes, adolescence, rivalry, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 36K
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: bullying, friendship, high school, cheerleader, teenage love, starting over, cheerleading, high school life, teenager, goofy hero, misfit, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: texas, austin texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Three O'Clock High (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 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: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: bully, high school, bullying, coming of age, college life, high school life, college, disorder, nothing goes right, youth, journalism, cheerleading ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, realistic, not serious, feel good, teen sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, gang, prank, drag racing, halloween, coming of age, culture clash, friends, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, hollywood, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1965, 80s
Place: beverly hills, vietnam, usa, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 80s
Place: new york state, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 15K
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, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: friends, high school, coming of age, romance, teenage life, unlikely couple, opposites attract, unfulfillment, love affair, adolescence vs adulthood, young lovers, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: prom, teenage love, youth, school, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, couples, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%