Movies like Dream a Little Dream

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Dream a Little Dream (1989)
 5.7
 7K
Dream a Little Dream (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Bobby Kellar has a crush on Lainie Diamond, girlfriend of school jerk Joel. Coleman is working on an experiment which will help him move into a place where Dreams are reality. When an accident occurs Coleman finds himself in Bobby's body and can only contact Bobby in his dreams.
Style: humorous, inspirational, touching, clever, feel good, unusual plot structure, surreal, stylized, reflective, not serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: body swapping, teenager, youth, romance, school, switching bodies, dream, transformation, fish out of water, friendship, wish come true, misfit, self discovery, disorder, family relations, switching roles, unlikely friendships, dancing, high school, surrealism, aerobics, catastrophe, end of the world, time, doctors ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey

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Most similar movies to Dream a Little Dream

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and realistic films with plots about youth, teenager, high school, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance and family relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Dream a Little Dream: Like Father Like Son (1987), 18 Again! (1988), Big (1988), It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006), License to Drive (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Like Father Like Son (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Jack Hammond has best chances to become medical superintendent in the clinic. So he's completely absorbed in his work and has no understanding for his teenage son Chris' problems with school. By accident one of them drinks a ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, not serious, inspirational, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night
Plot: body swapping, high school, switching roles, child as adult, youth, adventure, teenager, disorder, misfit, fish out of water, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
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100%
 5.7
 5K
18 Again! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 18 Again! is a 1988 comedy film starring George Burns and Charlie Schlatter. The plot involves a grandson switching souls with his grandfather by means of an accident. This was one of a series of unrelated films, including Like Father, Like Son and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, melancholic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, family outing
Plot: body swapping, wish come true, soul transference, switching roles, fish out of water, fraternity, golden years, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, misfit, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.3
 218K
Big (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young boy, Josh Baskin makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big. He wakes up the following morning to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older overnight. But he is still the same 13-year-old boy inside. Now he must learn how ...
Style: feel good, sweet, humorous, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: body swapping, child as adult, adolescence, magic, toys, child's point of view, friendship, wish fulfillment, teenager, coming of age, fish out of water, switching bodies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, bronx new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the ...
Style: romantic, humorous, entertaining, funny, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: body swapping, teenager, high school, switching roles, love and romance, fall in love, teenage love, soul transference, gender bending, battle of the sexes, romance, switching bodies ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, light, funny, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: high school, teenager, underage drinking, nothing goes right, love and romance, high school life, teenage love, teenage life, friendship, parents and children, lifestyle, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: feel good, touching, sexy, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: school, teenage life, high school, teenage love, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, youth, high school life, best friends, friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, new zealand, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Battle of Shaker Heights (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A quirky teen with a penchant for war reenactments, Kelly Ernswiler obsesses over military tactics with his buddy Bart. The school bully is one of Kelly's regular headaches, and he also has to deal with a frustrating situation at home, where ...
Style: intense, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, unlikely friendships, contests and competitions, friends, addiction, human nature, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, school, teenager, older woman younger man relationship, family relations, looking for sex, fall in love, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage love ...
Time: 60s, 80s, year 1962
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Wish Upon a Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Alexia Wheaton hasn't been herself lately. Neighter has her 15-year-old sister Hayley. In fact they've been each other. Alexia becomes fashion-challenged Hayley and she in turn becomes styling Alexia and the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, date night
Plot: body swapping, sisters, switching roles, wish come true, high school, teenage life, disorder, youth, siblings relations, family, sibling relationship, women ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, hawaii, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Just One of the Guys (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Terry Griffith loses her high school's writing competition, she's convinced that it's because she's a girl. So Terry decides to change high schools and pose as a boy to prove her point. Her brother, Buddy, helps her pass as ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, family outing, date night
Plot: cross dressing, high school, teenager, adolescence, gender bending, hidden identity, gender disguise, prom, switching roles, sexism, romance, college ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, phoenix arizona, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 20K
Drive Me Crazy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sexy, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: high school, opposites attract, prom, teen romance, school, teenager, romantic rivalry, friendship, love and romance, misfit, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.5
 40K
Crossroads (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends get together and bury a box making a pact to open it at midnight at their high school graduation. In the little town in Georgia that they live in, things soon change. One is little miss perfect, one is an engaged prom queen, and the ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, sexy, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenager, road trip, high school, friendship, on the road, virgin, teenage love, love and romance, dream, friendship between girls, audition, pop music ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 2000s
Place: austin texas, los angeles, georgia, usa, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 5K
For Keeps? (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, romance, teenager, adoption, high school, unlikely friendships, justice, stereotypes, happy ending, underdog, multiple storylines ...
Time: 80s
Place: wisconsin, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 39K
Uptown Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Molly Gunn, the freewheeling daughter of a deceased rock legend, is forced to get a job when her manager steals her money. As nanny for precocious Ray, the oft ignored daughter of a music executive she learns what it means to be an adult while ...
Style: romantic, sexy, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: nanny, youth, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, rich kid, teenager, friends, family relations, initially antagonists, self discovery, lifestyle, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 1K
Book of Love (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: John Twiller takes down his high school yearbook and begins to reminiscence about that time he first moved into the neighborhood in 1956. His teenage self, Jack is obsessed with Lily one of the more popular girls around. The sole obstacle is Angelo, ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: prom, high school, teenage love, friendship, fish out of water, youth, americana, romance, couple relations, fall in love, self discovery, friends ...
Time: 50s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 81K
Pretty in Pink (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it ...
Style: romantic, sexy, feel good, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, love, friendship, coming of age, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, first love, class differences, dysfunctional family, school, single father ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Almost Normal (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gay man approaching a mid-life crisis is tired of being different because he is gay. He wants to be normal. Suddenly he is yanked back in time to when he was in high school. But this time, the world is gay and to be straight is considered deviant ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, high school, road not taken, gay, lgbt, coming out, midlife crisis, opposites attract, self discovery, teenage love, teenage life, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
She's Having a Baby (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnancy, parenthood, romance, self discovery, couple relations, baby, friendship, parents and children, family life, couples, marriage, teenager ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.5
 10K
How to Deal (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: romantic, sweet, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, romance, teenage love, wedding, coming of age, youth, love and romance, society, family problems, looking for love, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.1
 10K
Picture This (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bookish and unpopular Mandy finds her luck finally changing when Drew, the school hottie, invites her to the year's biggest party. But with being grounded and Drew's ex-girlfriend bent on thwarting her, Mandy may be destined to remain a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, romantic
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage love, high school hunk, love and romance, wooing, teenage life, youth, nightlife, lifestyle, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 115K
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, feel good, humorous, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, youth, high school life, first love, self discovery, teen romance, birthday, nerd ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: illinois, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, ...
Style: romantic, witty, light, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: high school, teenager, romance, opposites attract, initially antagonists, teenage life, unlikely couple, youth, fall in love, teen romance, love and romance, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, washington state, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Whatever It Takes (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A nerdy teen, Ryan Woodman is smitten with the popular and gorgeous Ashley Grant, who apparently has no interest in him. Meanwhile, dim star athlete Chris Campbell has his eye on Ryan's brainy and beautiful friend, Maggie Carter. The two agree ...
Style: humorous, romantic, feel good, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: teenage love, high school life, teenager, friendship, high school, teenage life, fall in love, school, couples, disorder, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Shag - More Dancing (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, sweet, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: teenager, beach, dancing, coming of age, friendship, romance, runaway, road trip, beach party, sacrifice, gangsters, geek ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 50s, year 1963
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Bart Got a Room (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Everyone is searching for love in director Brian Hecker's semi-autobiographical story. Danny Stein, a high school senior at the bottom of the social food chain, needs a prom date. As a cause of anxiety for Danny, Bart Beeber, the nerdiest guy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, love and romance, wooing, teenage love, friends, lifestyle, buddies, partners, underdog, youth, unlikely couple, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Seven Minutes in Heaven (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Natalie allows her classmate Jeff, who ran away from home after a fight with his stepfather, to stay at her place while her father is away on a business trip. Natalie soon starts dating Jeff's friend James Casey, who isn't as faithful as ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, friendship, youth, fall in love, teenager, teen romance, friends, teenage sex, sex, love triangle, absent parent ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: High school loser (Cannon) pays a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool. Remake of 1987's Can't Buy Me Love, starring Patrick Dempsey.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: high school, teenager, culture clash, transformation, school, adolescence, cheerleader, lifestyle, opposites attract, social differences, fish out of water, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, paris france, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 9K
The Wood (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, friendship between men, high school, african american, wedding, homecoming, family relations, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 3K
Full of It (2007)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, South Africa, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young kid (Pinkston) is forced to live out the lies he told to become popular.
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wish come true, lie, high school, high school life, teenage life, misfit, fish out of water, fantasy becomes reality, basketball, love and romance, teachers and students, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 30K
Now and Then (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, women, female friendship, small town, best friends, youth, teenager, teenage life, childhood, friends ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1991 ...
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%