Movies like Election 1999

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Election (1999)
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Election (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections.
Style: cynical, witty, humorous, semi serious, suspense, biting, clever, realistic, satirical, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, high school, jealousy, teacher, election, infidelity, teachers and students, teenage life, society, lifestyle, campaign, loner, americana, politics, morality, party, divorce, manipulation, graduation, lesbian, sport, football, youth, president, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, washington d.c., nebraska, usa, manhattan new york city, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about love and romance, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, runaway and friendship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Election: Easy A (2010), Rushmore (1998), Clueless (1995), Citizen Ruth (1996), Your Friends & Neighbors (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, teen sex comedy, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, xian, florida
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Rushmore (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
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Place: usa
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Clueless (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, touching, not serious ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "Citizen Ruth" is the story of Ruth Stoops, a woman who nobody even noticed -- until she got pregnant. Now, everyone wants a piece of her. The film is a comedy about one woman caught in the ultimate tug-of-war: a clash of wild, noisy, ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
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Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: sexual, sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
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Time: 90s
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100%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: realistic, biting, cynical, stylized, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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My Teacher's Wife (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Todd Boomer is a college student aspiring to get into University. His chances are looking poor when his maths teacher, fails him in every maths test. Help arrives in the guise of the gorgeous Vicki, a mathematical genius who decides to tutor Todd. ...
Style: sexual, sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: 90s
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35%
Sidewalks of New York (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film follows the marital and dating lives of three men and three women who unknowingly form a tangled web of relationships. Interspersing "man on the street" interviews with scenes from the six characters' lives, the film weaves a ...
Style: witty, stylized, sexy, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Addicted to Love (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: feel good, funny, humorous, not serious, semi serious ...
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Sixteen Candles (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
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33%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, light ...
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Lord Love a Duck (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: suspense, semi serious, realistic, cynical, biting ...
Audience: date night, teens
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30%
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Country: USA
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Place: usa
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30%
The Last Shot (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Audience: teens
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Town & Country (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends Mona and her husband Griffin. Deciding which direction to take ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
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The Night We Never Met (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, feel good, clever ...
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Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his first date at age 15 ended with the girl making out with another man at a party, aspiring writer Lester Grimm has treated all his girlfriends with jealousy and suspicion. While dating Ramona Ray, paranoia gets the best of him when he ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Nearing Grace (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Did you ever wish you could get the hottest girl in school? This is the story of how non-jock Henry (Gregory Smith) indeed gets the girl, Grace (Jordana Brewster), but not without complications.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sexual
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, family relations, sexual relations, high school life, love and romance, best friends, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
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Coming Soon (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The trials and tribulations of wealthy young Manhattanites and their sexual coming of age, a romantic comedy set at an Upper East Side prep school.
Style: sex comedy, semi serious, realistic, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: loss of virginity, high school, coming out, coming of age, wealth, private school, orgasm, teenage love, high school life, obsession, school, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Free Enterprise (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Young filmmakers trying to hawk a movie titled "Bradykillers" about a serial killer who goes after victims Marcia, Jan, and Cindy meet their screen idol, William Shatner. The two young men, who idolize him and in their fantasies have seen ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, ironic, talky ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
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Dave (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence looks exactly like the President. As such, when Mitchell wants to escape an ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: u.s. president, political corruption, president, lookalikes, politics, secret service, congress, coma, conspiracy, romance, head of state, white house ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
How I Got Into College (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon's affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. Jessica fights off her parent's expectation of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: college, high school, romance, looking for love, college life, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage love, partners, love and romance, student life, looking for sex, innocence lost ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%