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Election (1999)
 7.3
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Election (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: clever, humorous, witty, cynical, realistic, biting, semi serious, dark humor, satirical, bleak ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, infidelity, teacher, election, jealousy, party, teachers and students, politics, morality, graduation, lesbian, divorce, museum, scandal, vandalism, motel, ambition, trust, campaign, high school life, dishonesty, society, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, washington d.c., california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and clever films with plots about love and romance, dialogue, youth, catastrophe, storytelling, pornography and mentor mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Election: Pretty Persuasion (2005), Your Friends & Neighbors (1998), Husbands and Wives (1992), The History Boys (2006), Charlie Bartlett (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pretty Persuasion (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
Style: realistic, dark humor, biting, disturbing, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, false accusation, adolescence, sexual harassment, teachers and students, rejection, manipulation, dishonesty, power relations, strong sexual content, high school life, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, campus
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Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This adult comedy follows six characters, three men and three women from a cross-section of social groups, as they play sexual power games. When an affair fires up between 2 of the married characters, it sparks a chain of consequences for all of ...
Style: sexual, talky, dark humor, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, unhappiness, male friendship, impotence, extramarital affair, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, betrayal, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, marriage, teacher student relationship, friendship, urban, frigidity, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The History Boys (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of an unruly class of bright, funny history students at a Yorkshire grammar school in pursuit of an undergraduate place at Oxford or Cambridge. Bounced between their maverick English master, a young and shrewd teacher hired to up their ...
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: teacher, high school, teachers and students, gay, boarding school life, coming of age, student, oxford, exam, boys' school, history teacher, education ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, renaissance, year 1983, 1960s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Charlie Bartlett (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Awkward teenager Charlie Bartlett (Anton Yelchin) has trouble fitting in at a new high school. Charlie needs some friends fast, and decides that the best way to find them is to appoint himself the resident psychiatrist. He becomes one of the most ...
Style: clever, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, depression, psychiatrist, teenage life, coming out, coming of age, girlfriend, cliche, toilet, school bus, private school, suicide attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ 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: humorous, witty, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, teen comedy ...
Plot: opposites attract, high school, unlikely couple, teenage love, high school life, love and romance, teenage life, fall in love, wooing, youth, boyfriend, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Oh in Ohio (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Priscilla and Jack appear to be the perfect couple, but they have a secret: She is sexually frustrated. They separate in the hope of resolving the situation. While Jack moves into a bachelor pad and begins an affair with a student, Priscilla ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, sex, depression, high school, lust, lesbian, adultery, promise, nightclub, orgasm, love triangle, support group ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Anniversary Party (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) receive their close friends, some colleagues and their next door neighbors ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, ecstasy, party, abortion, hollywood, ballet, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, humorous, witty, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, coming of age, notoriety, parents and children, high school life, friends, love and romance, adolescence, youth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 23K
Bulworth (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, humorous, biting ...
Plot: politics, liberal, hip hop, political corruption, political satire, election campaign, senator, insurance, election, media satire, drugs/alcohol, campaign ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, america, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Never Been Kissed (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, prom, journalist, entrapment, humiliation, teenager, hidden identity, undercover, romance, fall in love, journalism, teacher ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Polish Wedding (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film centers on a big Polish family. Jadzia is the mother and the ruler of the Pzoniak family (she has five children). Though she's happily married to Bolek, she is also having a long-time affair with Roman. Her young daughter Hala is ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, witty, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, wedding, pregnancy, children, dancing, jealousy, festival, parents and children, romance, coming of age, family life, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lord Love a Duck (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From his prison cell, young Alan Musgrave (Roddy McDowell) relates his experiences of the previous year dedicated to fulfilling every whim of beautiful and self-absorbed high school senior Barbara Ann Greene played by Tuesday Weld.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, dark humor ...
Audience: date night
Plot: high school, teenager, misfit, best friends, supernatural ability, desire for fame, high school life, suburbs, romance, teenage life, society, youth ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: infidelity, university, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, student life, teenage life, friends, high school, tutor, teacher, student, dedicated educator ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Spectacular Now (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, teenager, youth, first sex, couples, family relations, drinking problem, classmates, boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Graduate (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Benjamin, a recent college graduate is very worried about his future, he then finds himself in a love triangle with an older woman and her daughter.
Style: sexual, dark humor, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, infidelity, age difference, seduction, romance, suburban life, coming of age, older woman younger man relationship, lovers, wedding, rape accusation, graduate ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 13K
Lymelife (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A coming of age dramedy where infidelity, real estate, and Lyme disease have two families falling apart on Long Island in the early eighties. Scott, 15, is at the point in his life when he finds out that the most important people around him, his ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, witty, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, divorce, coming of age, infidelity, marriage, adultery, violence, family, american dream, love, marital problem, first love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.0
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Manhattan (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, mistress, divorce, city life, crumbling relationship, lolita, adultery, love triangle, love, age difference, dating, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Storytelling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.
Style: dark humor, clever, bleak, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: exploitation, celebrity, high school, sex, coma, maid, strong sexual content, teenage life, dysfunctional family, society, suburbs, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, colombia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, rehabilitation, infidelity, sexual relations, teenage love, suburbs, suburban life, teenage life, love and romance, youth, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, russia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Outside Providence (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this coming-of-age comedy, Tim Dunphy is leading a go-nowhere existence, spending his days smoking pot and hanging out with his best friend, Drugs Delaney. But Tim's lazy days of getting high are jettisoned after a brush with the law ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, coming of age, party, student, humiliation, college, prank, sex, revenge, love, police, suicide ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: rhode island, campus, connecticut, usa, new england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Men, Women & Children (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, gloomy, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, computers and web, teenage love, parents and children, high school life, overprotective parent, coming of age, teenager, family relations, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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%
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Life As We Know It (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: See life through the eyes of Dino, Ben, and Jonathan -- three teens experiencing the joys and pains of growing up. Although different in many ways, these guys have one main thing in common -- women. Together, their attitudes about women are ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teachers and students, teenage life, infidelity, masturbation, looking for sex, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Submarine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old deep-thinking Welsh schoolboy, Oliver Tate struggles to initiate and maintain a relationship with Jordana, his devilish, dark-haired classmate at their Swansea high school. As his parents' marriage begins to fall apart, similar ...
Style: witty, semi serious, talky, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, love and romance, bullying, virginity, parents and children, adolescence, crumbling marriage, rock, teenage life, school, deadpan ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 80s
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 16K
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: prom, opposites attract, high school, school, high school life, love and romance, teenage life, youth, friendship, misfit, romance, school dance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 15K
She's the One (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, are extremely competitive and confused about women as a result of their father's influence. Though they disagree about everything, they have one ...
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, taxi driver, unlikely couple, drugs/alcohol, urban, opposites attract, wedding, love of one's life, broker, taxi, sibling relationship, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: high school, gays and lesbians, school, gay, homosexuality, coming out, midlife crisis, time travel, anniversary, buddies, lgbt, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, book, friendship, crumbling marriage, infidelity, couple relations, teacher, family relations, doubts and hesitations, reading, literature, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Say Anything... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A budding romance between noble underachiever Lloyd Dobler and high school valedictorian Diane Court is threatened when Diane's overly possessive, disapproving father interferes with their relationship. With a prized scholarship to study abroad ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: opposites attract, high school, young lovers, daughter, kickboxer, romance, forbidden love, fear of flying, graduation, party, coming of age, unlikely couple ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, england, usa, seattle washington, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%