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Detroit Rock City (1999)
 6.8
 40K
Detroit Rock City (1999)
Genre: Adventure, 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 amateur-night contest, take on religious protesters, even rob a convenience store!
Style: feel good, road movie, humorous, funny, entertaining, harsh, realistic, semi serious, unusual plot structure, cult film ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, virginity, rock and roll, coming of age, friendship, road trip, runaway, stereotypes, family relations, high school, youth, love and romance, dancing, music, rock, cheerleading, obsession, radio, rock band, catholic church, bullying, hard rock, school, teacher, marijuana ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: michigan, detroit, usa, cleveland ohio

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and cult film films with plots about storytelling, mentor, dialogue, runaway, friendship, pornography and teenager mostly in Comedy, Music and Adventure genres. Some movies like Detroit Rock City: The St?ned Age (1994), Almost Famous (2000), Wayne's World (1992), Dazed and Confused (1993), Pump Up the Volume (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The St?ned Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Determined to avoid another night of driving aimlessly around Torrance in the Blue Torpedo, Joe and Hubbs set out on a quest for fine chicks. Their paths soon cross with Tack, from whom they learn about a pair of foreign radical chicks hanging out ...
Style: realistic, feel good, funny, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: party, stoner, rebelliousness, coming of age, weed, teenage life, youth, lifestyle, partners, slacker, teenager, rock music ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 277K
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, road movie, semi autobiographical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, journalism, on the road, rock and roll, drugs, music, rock, musician, musician's life, rock music, fame, rock band ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, cleveland ohio, phoenix arizona, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Wayne's World (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a sleazy TV exec offers Wayne and Garth a fat contract to tape their late-night public access show at his network, they can't believe their good fortune. But they soon discover the road from basement to big-time is a gnarly one, fraught ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, witty, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night, date night
Plot: rock and roll, music, heavy metal culture, rock, basement, dumb, teenager, slacker, satire, stupidity, buddy, musician ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: wisconsin, chicago illinois, milwaukee wisconsin, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Style: feel good, talky, realistic, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, teenager, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, adolescence, party, weed, friendship, hippie, stoner, stoners, drugs ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, london, new jersey, california, austin texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Pump Up the Volume (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mark Hunter is an intelligent but shy teenager who has just moved to suburban Arizona from New York. Unbeknownst to his parents and peers, at 10pm each school night Mark takes to the shortwave radio in his basement and transforms into pirate DJ ...
Style: realistic, entertaining, dark, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: radio, teenager, high school, cheerleading, radio dj, coming of age, rebellion, rock and roll, suicide, school, suburbs, boss ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, california, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
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The Rocker (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rob "Fish" Fishman is the drummer in '80s hair metal band Vesuvius. He's unceremoniously booted as the group signs a big record deal, is out of the music world for 20 years - and then receives a second chance with his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: music, heavy metal culture, rock, rock and roll, youth, music band, teenage life, high school, mentor, drums, musician's life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 70s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, lyrical, absurd ...
Plot: rock, heavy metal culture, music, devil, farce, musician, rock and roll, obsessive quest, rock star, weed, friendship, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wayne's World 2 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A message from Jim Morrison in a dream prompts cable access TV stars Wayne and Garth to put on a rock concert, "Waynestock," with Aerosmith as headliners. But amid the preparations, Wayne frets that a record producer is putting the moves ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, parody, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: rock and roll, music, satire, rock, god, alternate reality, dumb, espionage, farce, nerd, teenager, musician ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
 307K
School of Rock (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, sexy, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: music, teacher, teachers and students, rock music, school, rock band, musician, music band, high school, student, battle of the bands, rock concert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california, new york, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.
Style: funny, humorous, sexy, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rock and roll, music, rock, teenager, high school, school, punk, punk rock, rebellion, musician, dancing, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 27K
Metal Lords (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: For teenage misfits Hunter and Kevin, the path to glory is clear: Devote themselves to metal. Win Battle of the Bands. And be worshipped like gods.
Style: satirical, captivating, semi serious, entertaining, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: heavy metal culture, high school, music, friendship, musician, music band, music competition, desire for fame, contests and competitions, friends, rebellious youth, ambition ...
Place: portland oregon
⇓ 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, light, funny, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing, chick flick ...
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, friendship, teacher, school, teenage boy, skipping school, one day, teenage girl, teenage angst, love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 581K
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, funny, sex comedy, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, nerd, adolescence, party, youth, dumb, teenage life, loss of virginity, pig, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: parody, funny, humorous, satirical, cynical ...
Plot: music, satire, musician, rock and roll, heavy metal culture, rock, music band, concert tour, success, fame, singer, pianist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1984
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Senior Trip (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While on detention, a group of misfits and slackers have to write a letter to the President explaining what is wrong with the education system. There is only one problem, the President loves it! Hence, the group must travel to Washington to meet the ...
Style: parody, humorous, melancholic, bad ending, satirical ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night
Plot: stoners, high school, satire, lesbian sex, drugs, teenager, president, road trip, teacher, adaptation, dumb, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sometimes, it takes a strange night to put everything else into focus. And that's exactly what happens to Harold and his roommate, Kumar, when they set out to get the best stoner fix money can buy: White Castle hamburgers. Both guys are at a ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, absurd, teen sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: road trip, marijuana, stoners, weed, college, nothing goes right, stoner, drugs, friendship, teenager, party, racial slur ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 15K
House Party (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid doesn't know that three of the thugs at ...
Style: funny, humorous, buddy movie, unusual plot structure, intense ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: 80s, 1930s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 13K
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four skaters follow their idol on his summer tour in an attempt to get noticed, get sponsored, and become stars themselves.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: road trip, friendship, underdog, skateboarder, sport, high school, skateboard, lifestyle, ambition, rivalry, partners, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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SLC Punk! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two former geeks become 1980s punks, then party and go to concerts while deciding what to do with their lives.
Style: realistic, harsh, intense, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, rebelliousness, subculture, self destructing, coming of age, rebellion, rock, breaking the fourth wall, drug overdose, friendship, antisocial behavior, heavy metal culture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north dakota, california, utah, england, woodstock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: funny, entertaining, feel good, light, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: farce, lifestyle change, community service, dimwit, adolescence, friends, teaching the ways of the world, youth, character change, young heroes, friendship, superhero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 4K
Satisfaction (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a young rock group called The Mystery gets its first gig at a club, it's an opportunity to see what life is all about! Fresh out of high school, the rockers are hired by an exclusive beach resort thanks to a faded '60s songwriter. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: rock and roll, friendship, rock, music, coming of age, romance, teenager, women, dancing, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Get Him to the Greek (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Pinnacle records has the perfect plan to get their sinking company back on track: a comeback concert in LA featuring Aldous Snow, a fading rockstar who has dropped off the radar in recent years. Record company intern Aaron Green is faced with the ...
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, road movie, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, boys' night
Plot: showbiz, marijuana, musician's life, lifestyle, disorder, plan gone awry, rock and roll, escapades, celebrity culture, alcohol abuse, friends, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, 2000s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, california, new york, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
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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: ridiculous, teen sex comedy, funny, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Accepted (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
Style: funny, feel good, entertaining, humorous, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: college, high school, teenager, slacker, youth, party, college life, cheerleading, education, college student, stereotypes, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio, yale university, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
No Small Affair (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The 16 years old amateur photographer Charles accidentally takes a photo of Laura - and falls in love with her, when he develops the picture. He finds out that she works as singer in a bar, but is about to be thrown out. Although rejected at first ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, sweet, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 9K
Heavy Trip (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Finland, Norway, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Turo is stuck in a small village and the best thing in his life is being the lead vocalist for the amateur metal band Impaled Rektum. He and his bandmates have practiced for 12 years without playing a single gig. The guys get a surprise visitor from ...
Style: road movie, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 52K
Airheads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they agree to broadcast the band's tape.
Style: funny, humorous, light, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, music, rock band, hostage, rock and roll, farce, radio, stupidity, satire, artists and showbiz, music band, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Style: funny, humorous, parody, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, farce, rock, hip hop, stupidity, drug abuse, rock and roll, nudity (full frontal - brief), team, career, success, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s, 50s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 89K
Tommy Boy (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Party animal Tommy Callahan is a few cans short of a six-pack. But when the family business starts tanking, it's up to Tommy and number-cruncher Richard Hayden to save the day.
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, light, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: road trip, dumb, nothing goes right, father son relationship, twists and turns, adaptation, sarcasm, screwball, stupidity, goofy hero, family relations, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sex comedy, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, nerd, sex, teenager, prank, sorority, high school, college freshman, student life, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenage life, bullying ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%