Movies like Encino Man

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Encino Man (1992)
 5.8
 37K
Encino Man (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: High school misfits Stoney and Dave discover a long-frozen primeval man from the past in their back yard. But the thawed-out Link, as the boys have named him, quickly becomes a wild card in the teens' already zany Southern California lives. After a shave and some new clothes, Link's presence at school makes the daily drudgery a lot more interesting.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light, buddy movie, cult film, entertaining, unusual plot structure, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: prom, high school, fish out of water, school, frozen alive, caveman, teenage life, college, youth, friends, misfit, high school life, society, lifestyle, buddies, social misfits, college life, disorder, hidden identity, goofy hero, silly humor, prehistoric man, cavemen, teenager, disney ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s, prehistoric, stone age
Place: california, usa, los angeles

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Most similar movies to Encino Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and not serious films with plots about friends, youth, teenage life, high school, disorder, buddies and teenager mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Encino Man: The New Guy (2002), Bio-Dome (1996), Trippin' (1999), We the Party (2012), Just One of the Guys (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
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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: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenagers, friendship, teenage love, goofy hero, starting over, high school life, high school, misfit, buddies, lifestyle, bullying, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: austin texas, texas, los angeles
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100%
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, athlete, frame up, defector, nerd, college, vacation, lifestyle, goofy hero, rivalry, youth, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 26K
Bio-Dome (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends couldn't care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists ...
Style: humorous, experimental, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, environmentalism, biosphere, mad scientist, nothing goes right, partners, misfit, goofy hero, danger, buddies, odd couple, anti heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 1K
Trippin' (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Greg is near the end of his senior year in high school, wanting to go to the prom, eyeing Cinny (the school's beauty with brains) from afar, and regularly trippin', daydreaming about being a big success as a poet, a student, a lover. His ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, youth, romance, teenage life, love and romance, buddies, lifestyle, college, college life, drug dealing, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 4.3
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We the Party (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, five high-school friends deal with romance, money, prom, college, sex, bullies, Facebook, fitting in, standing out, and finding themselves.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, high school, dating, prom, teenage love, youth, hip hop, lifestyle, society, coming of age, buddies, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, not serious, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cross dressing, high school, switching roles, hidden identity, sexism, adolescence, romance, college, fish out of water, disorder, goofy hero, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, phoenix arizona, tucson arizona, arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Midnight Madness (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A genius grad student organizes an all-night treasure hunt in which five rival teams composed of colorful oddballs furiously match wits with one another while trying to locate and decipher various cryptic clues planted ingeniously around Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: college, rivalry, quest, scavenger hunt, adventure, school, friends, on the road, college life, teenage life, friendship, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 333K
Mean Girls (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, funny, witty ...
Audience: teen comedy, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, popularity, teenager, teenage life, high school life, fish out of water, adolescence, stereotypes, gossip and rumors, rivalry, school, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This wacky prequel to the 1994 blockbuster goes back to the lame-brained Harry and Lloyd's days as classmates at a Rhode Island high school, where the unprincipled principal puts the pair in remedial courses as part of a scheme to fleece the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, social misfits, goofy hero, best friends, disorder, buddies, partners, misfit, dumb, high school, obsessive quest, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Porky's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As graduation nears for the class of 1955 at Angel Beach High, the gang once again faces off against their old enemy, Porky, who wants them to throw the school's championship basketball game since he has bet on the opposing team.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cult film, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, teenager, school, student, lifestyle, college, teenage love, athlete and trainer, teachers and students, looking for sex, sexual relations, college life ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 50s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
High School U.S.A. (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in a senior high school class, J.J. (Michael J. Fox) pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique which culminates in a race at the end of the movie between the two rivals in this light comedy.
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, stoners, social relations, power relations, disorder, love and romance, opposites attract, friends, rivalry, partners, youth, school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.1
 21K
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: witty, feel good, cynical, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: misfit, friends, high school life, high school, teenage life, social misfits, teachers and students, best friends, youth, high school hunk, bitch, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 6K
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, humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, friends, youth, prankster, disorder, siblings relations, school expulsion, power relations, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Up the Academy (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This puber-comedy is a kind of mixture between 'Animal House' and 'Police Academy'. Four boys are sent, for different reasons, to a the Sheldon R. Wienberg military academy. The life of dicipline asks a lot of the four geeks. Of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, satirical, surreal ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, school, silly humor, disorder, friends, power relations, animal life, social relations, college life, high school life, looking for sex, teachers and students ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 4K
The Outcasts (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, youth, high school, disorder, vengeance, misfit, society, teenage life, rivalry, coming of age, social misfits, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, not serious, witty, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, small town, high school life, teenage life, misfit, social misfits, goofy hero, eccentric family, election, rejection, school dance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: idaho, usa, mexico, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, not serious, light, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: high school, drunk driving, underage drinking, love and romance, nothing goes right, friendship, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 6K
Barely Legal (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenager Deacon works at a video shop, and his buddies, Fred and Matt, sell the bootleg porno films he acquires. Deacon gets fired, but the pals have the bright idea of filming their own Internet porn flick in order to make money and become more ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: pornography, teen sex comedy, looking for sex, porn star, high school, filmmaking, teenage life, disorder, misfit, nothing goes right, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.4
 2K
HairBrained (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 14 year old genius gets rejected by Harvard and ends up at a much lower ranked school where he makes friends with a mature student.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, odd couple, friends, college life, disorder, fish out of water, prodigy, youth, society, social relations, coming of age, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
 12K
College (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A wild weekend is in store for three high school seniors who visit a local college campus as prospective freshmen.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, idiotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: college, fraternity, prank, lifestyle, frat party, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, friendship, nerd, chaos and mayhem, disorder, vomiting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Where's the Party Yaar? (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is based on Sunil Thakkar's own experiences running and throwing parties for the Music Masala radio station, and having to discriminate between "Fresh off the Boat" Indians and the more fashionable, hip, Americanized Indians. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sexy, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: party, youth, disorder, love and romance, lifestyle, fish out of water, teenage love, odd couple, culture clash, college, prediction, hindu ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, asia, texas, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Porky's II: The Next Day (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the students of Angel Beach High decide to stage "An Evening With Shakespeare," their efforts are threatened by Miss Balbricker, who views the works of Shakespeare as obscene. She enlists the help of Reverend Bubba Flavel, a religious ...
Style: humorous, sexy, sexual, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, school, teenager, prank, racism, teaching, ku klux klan, teen sex comedy, youth, society, coming of age, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 50s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, bullying, bully, coming of age, disorder, college life, high school life, college, nothing goes right, journalism, youth, schoolyard fight ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.6
 188K
Project X (2012)
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: party, teenager, drugs/alcohol, when the parents are away, youth, friends, popularity, buddies, student, looking for sex, teenage life, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pasadena california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: "Kickin' It Old Skool" revolves around a 12-year-old breakdancer, who in 1986 hits his head while performing at a talent show and as a result is comatose for 20 years. He awakens to find he is a grown man. With the mind and experience ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, talky, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: breakdance, dancer's life, hip hop, lifestyle, follow your dream, contests and competitions, love triangle, rivalry, artists and showbiz, youth, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, offbeat, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: gay teenager, coming of age, high school, gays and lesbians, friendship, misfit, bully, school, teenage life, teenage love, coming out, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: antwerp, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 7K
Class Act (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Duncan is a genius straight A student, Blade is juvenile delinquent. But because of a mix up with their school records, everyone thinks each is the other one. Now, Duncan kind of likes the attention from being thought of as a real bad dude, if only ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, high school, misfit partners, misfit, youth, partners, juvenile delinquency, society, odd couple, buddies, dedicated educator, hardcase students ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 131K
Billy Madison (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, elementary school, graduation, school, inheritance, irresponsible, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, misfit, goofy hero, fish out of water, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Prom Wars: Love Is a Battlefield (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The graduating class at Miss Aversham and Miss Cronstall's School for Girls find that they have - in defiance of the natural laws of probability - all blossomed simultaneously. Capitalizing on their unique status, and intent on teaching high ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, ambition, teenage life, best friends, friends, rivalry, buddies, lifestyle, youth, high school, silly humor, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 8K
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: humorous, semi serious, sexy, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: prank, cheerleader, high school, challenge, vandalism, bully, friends, rivalry, lifestyle, masturbation, stadium, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%