Movies like Dazed and Confused

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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: realistic, talky, feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, witty, sentimental, touching, reflective ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, high school, adolescence, stoners, adolescence vs adulthood, teenager, friendship, marijuana, coming-of-age, teacher, small town, party, vandalism, coach, slacker, bully, cult, drugs/alcohol, rock, buddies, summer, geek, high school life, teenage life, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 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, semi serious and funny films with plots about youth, high school, friends, teenage life, teenager, high school life and friendship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Dazed and Confused: Napoleon Dynamite (2004), Freaks and Geeks (1999), Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), Superbad (2007), The Breakfast Club (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, offbeat, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school dance, misfit, buddies, social misfits, high school, underdog, small town, eccentric family, teenage life, goofy hero, high school life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa, utah, mexico
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Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: witty, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, retro, teenage life, high school life, friendship, geek, teacher, buddies, teenage love, cult, suburbs, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: detroit, usa
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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: realistic, sexual, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, loss of virginity, first sex, high school life, teacher, innocence lost, shopping mall, irreverence, stoner, drug humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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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: humorous, absurd, idiotic, funny, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, boys' night, date night
Plot: teenage life, adolescence, looking for sex, party, friendship, youth, teenager, social awkwardness, obsessive quest, one night, plan gone awry, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, teenager, teenage love, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood, introspection, high school life, coming of age, friendship, misfit, hopes, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
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51%
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, realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, high school life, teenage life, generation gap, museum, student, urban, dress, independence, car theft ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, california
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50%
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: semi serious, touching, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, drugs/alcohol, high school life, young people, teenager, sexuality, teenage sexuality, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 207K
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friends, friendship, high school, womanizer, dimwit, community service, big brother, mentor, camping, marijuana, party, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Heathers (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.
Style: dark humor, cynical, biting, clever, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, diary, teenage love, teenage life, suicide, clique, high school life, cult, friendship, hippie, anti conformity, gay slur ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, california
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43%
 7.0
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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: sexual, humorous, realistic, funny, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: looking for sex, virginity, teenage life, party, teenager, teenage love, strong sexual content, graduation, coming of age, high school life, masturbation, voyeurism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, basketball movie, entertaining
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, school, teenager, werewolf, coming of age, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, friends, youth, buddies, dangerous animal, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, rivalry, male friendship, sport team, ambition, sport, youth, athlete's life, buddies, contests and competitions, college life, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1980, 80s
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 31K
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: not serious, feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, high school, buddies, misfit, goofy hero, starting over, high school life, cheerleading, teenage love, prison, romance, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles
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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, cynical, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, youth, power relations, friends, student, prankster, social relations, disorder, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
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Time: 80s
Place: antwerp, europe
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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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, bullying, bully, coming of age, college, college life, teenage life, youth, disorder, journalism, high school life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 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, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, high school, high school life, youth, adolescence, best friends, friends, friendship, social relations, teenager, popularity, physical appearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, juvenile delinquency, suburbs, innocence lost, high school student, high school graduation, high school life, suburban life, teenage life, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: My Life as Liz is a mockumentary style American television series that centers on the life of Liz Lee, a misfit high-school senior living in small town Texas. The series debuted on MTV on January 18, 2010. The first season finale aired on March 8, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, americana, reality, high school life, teenager, teenage life, small town, youth, friends, social relations, best friends, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
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Grandma's Boy (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Even though he's 35, Alex acts more like he's 13, spending his days as the world's oldest video game tester and his evenings developing the next big Xbox game. But he gets kicked out of his apartment and is forced to move in with his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, stoner, video game, eviction, roommate, party, buddies, drugs/alcohol, workplace, grandparent grandchild relationship, man child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: halloween, high school, gang, prank, buddies, coming of age, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, vengeance, culture clash, teenage life ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 70s, year 1965, 80s
Place: beverly hills, vietnam, asia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
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High School (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A high school valedictorian who gets baked with the local stoner finds himself the subject of a drug test. The situation causes him to concoct an ambitious plan to get his entire graduating class to face the same fate, and fail.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stoners, high school, fighting the system, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, university, young, high school life, teenage life, youth, friends, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dirty Deeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An American Pie-like teen comedy in which a high school senior tries to become the first student in years to complete the Dirty Deeds, an outrageous series of challenges that must be completed by the Homecoming banquet at 9 a.m.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, prank, cheerleader, stadium, bully, party, challenge, homecoming, vandalism, masturbation, teacher, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, high school, school, battle of the sexes, buddies, gays and lesbians, innocence lost, parents and children, sexual relations, teachers and students, teenage love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963, 80s
Place: new york state, tokyo, new jersey
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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: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school life, teenage life, social misfits, friends, teachers and students, misfit, high school, best friends, youth, high school hunk, social relations, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, emotional, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friends, coming of age, friendship, teenager, best friends, cancer, teenage life, youth, high school life, family relations, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, buddies, friendship, summer, youth, workplace, friends, boss and employee, workplace situations, love and romance, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, teenage pregnancy, canadian, friendship, female boxer, teenager, unwanted pregnancy, follow your dream, teenage life, youth, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada, new york, usa, nova scotia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: radio, small town, friendship, car race, coming of age, car, coming-of-age, robbery, airplane, vandalism, love at first sight, radio station ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1950s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
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Porky's (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
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, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: virginity, teenager, high school, school, racism, virgin, voyeur, peeping tom, lust, teaching, loss of virginity, stripper ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1954, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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