Movies like Girls Just Want to Have Fun

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Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)
 6.0
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Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular couple, Janey and Lynne are determined to audition. The only problem is that Janey's father doesn't approve of that kind of thing.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, nostalgic, sweet, sexy, light, cult film, weird ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: catholic school, dancing, friendship, tv show, dance, vengeance, coming of age, teenage life, teenage love, cinderella story, youth, friends, family relations, contests and competitions, parents and children, love and romance, ambition, follow your dream, hopes, artists and showbiz, high school life, society, lifestyle, buddies, dancer's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa

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Most similar movies to Girls Just Want to Have Fun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about mentor, teenager, dialogue, runaway, youth, destiny and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Girls Just Want to Have Fun: One Crazy Summer (1986), Footloose (1984), Satisfaction (1988), Who's That Girl (1987), Sixteen Candles (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Crazy Summer (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, friendship, eviction, romance, disorder, island, buddies, youth, nothing goes right, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
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 6.6
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Footloose (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When teenager Ren and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small town in the West, he's in for a real case of culture shock.
Style: serious, captivating, feel good, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: dancing, high school, dance, youth, rebelliousness, love and romance, dancer's life, rebellion, small town, society, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, utah, chicago illinois
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100%
 4.9
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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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: female bonding, rock and roll, music, coming of age, friendship, romance, lifestyle, desire for fame, love and romance, artists and showbiz, youth, musician's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Who's That Girl (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An uptight New York tax lawyer gets his life turned upside down, all in a single day, when he's asked to escort a feisty and free-spirited female ex-convict whom asks him to help prove her innocence of her crime.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: screwball, on the run, false accusation, mountain lion, lawyer, chase, vengeance, romance, opposites attract, criminal heroes, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, harlem
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100%
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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, humorous, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, teenage love, birthday, self discovery, first love, high school life, teenage life, youth, love and romance, coming of age, high school hunk ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
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59%
 5.8
 6K
Breakin' (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A struggling young dancer joins forces with two breakdancers and together they become a street sensation.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dancing, breakdance, hip hop, rivalry, dance, rap, breakdancing, music, friendship, disco, showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.4
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Valley Girl (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, slang ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: friends, high school, coming of age, party, romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, teenage life, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the teenager Mary Elizabeth Steppe, a.k.a. Lola, moves with her mother and two younger twin sisters from New York to the suburb of Dellwood, New Jersey, she has the feeling that her cultural and entertaining world ended. While in school, the ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, fish out of water, rivalry, mother daughter relationship, romance, teenage life, family relations, lifestyle, love and romance, coming of age, showbiz, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: coming of age, school, friendship, family relations, looking for sex, fall in love, youth, rise to the top, lifestyle, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, hawaii, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 77K
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: high school life, high school, friendship, rich man poor woman, prom, teenage love, crush, romance, relationships, love, slumber party, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Jerk Theory (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring recording artist, Adam, is burned by a bad relationship experience and decides that if women won't respond to the "nice guy" then he'll be "the jerk." This is wildly successful with meaningless ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, high school, dating, wooing, high school life, couple relations, teenage life, romance, lifestyle, couples, singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, dancing, dance, beach, romance, looking for love, teenage love, contests and competitions, unfulfillment, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963 ...
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, partners, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, looking for love, teenage love, power relations, youth, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dance with Me (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Young Cuban Rafael just buried his mother, and comes to Houston to meet his father John for the first time. The difficult part is that John doesn't know he is Rafael's father. John runs a dance studio, and everyone prepares for the World ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, ballroom dancing, dancer's life, dance, music, romance, follow your dream, teachers and students, hopes, ambition, opposites attract, social differences ...
Place: las vegas, usa, latin america, cuba, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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 ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, opposites attract, popularity, fashion, teen romance, teenage life, youth, couples, teenage love, love and romance, teenagers, satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, offbeat, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, skipping school, friendship, high school, generation gap, high school life, when the parents are away, family relations, teacher, teenage life, independence, car theft ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, united states, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
High School Musical 2 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The East High Wildcats are ready to have the time of their lives. Troy (Zac Efron) is thrilled when he’s offered a job in a country club, but it’s all part of Sharpay’s (Ashley Tisdale) plot to lure him away from Gabriella (Vanessa Hudgens). ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: teenage love, high school life, youth, love and romance, ambition, country club, talent show, teenage life, follow your dream, buddies, romance, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, sweet, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, opposites attract, teenage love, bet, romance, teen romance, teenager, high school life, youth, young love, cinderella story, high school hunk ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Footloose (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where loud music and dancing are prohibited. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s ...
Style: sincere, feel good, serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: dancing, dance, teenage love, dancer's life, love and romance, small town, youth, repression, rebellion, rebelliousness, social relations, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, southern usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: photographer, coming of age, teenage love, young lovers, fall in love, teenage life, teenager, nightclub, singer, photograph, happy ending, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: If they missed Beatles' first appearance in the U.S.A. they would hate themselves for the rest of their lives! So six young girls from New Jersey set off even though they don't have tickets for the show! The journey is full of surprises ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens, kids
Plot: friends, fainting, friendship, music band, obsessed fan, the beatles, obsessive quest, buddies, teenage life, high school life, unfulfilled love, music ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lizzie McGuire has graduated from middle school and takes a trip to Rome, Italy.
Style: humorous, feel good, sweet, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, pre-teens, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: love and romance, friendship, american abroad, teenage life, romance, musician's life, family, disorder, youth, hidden identity, teenage girl, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 110K
Coyote Ugly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanford heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades and notoriety she receives at her "day" job as a barmaid at ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: bar, dancer's life, nightclub, love and romance, music, love affair, nightlife, dancing, ambition, parents and children, female friendship, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Dance 'Til Dawn (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's prom night and the kids of Hoover High will be having a night they will never forget. Popular girl Shelley ditches her prom and ends up spending the night with unpopular Dan; Popular guy Kevin goes out with nerdy Angela because he heard ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: prom, teenage love, youth, school, teenage life, friendship, love and romance, family relations, couples, parents and children, family life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
House Party 3 (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hip Hop duo Kid & Play return in the second follow-up to their 1990 screen debut House Party. Kid (Christopher "Kid" Reid) is taking the plunge and marrying his girlfriend Veda (Angela Means), while his friend Play (Christopher ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, semi serious, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hip hop, nightlife, silly humor, wedding, profanity, ambition, musician's life, music band, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, youth, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 48K
Teen Wolf (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a shy teenager's new-found powers help him score at basketball - and with the popular girls - he has some pretty hairy decisions to make.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, werewolf, high school, school, high school life, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, teenager, buddies, surfing, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 15K
Lucas (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends -- Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love -- fall for each other.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, high school, cheerleading, underdog, high school life, football, first love, bully, american football, friendship, bittersweet, bullying ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Private School (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Private-school student Christine loves Jim. But her classmate, Jordan, is also vying for Jim's attention and trying to end his relationship with Christine. Meanwhile, Jim's friend Bubba embarks on a series of sexual escapades, including ...
Style: teen sex comedy, humorous, semi serious, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friends, girls' boarding school, school, love and romance, teenage love, high school life, looking for sex, buddies, lifestyle, youth, misfit, high school ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 288K
Pitch Perfect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friends, rivalry, music band, young people, contests and competitions, female protagonist, youth, singing competition, performance, lifestyle, female friendship, singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's graduation day at Huntington Hills High, and you know what that means - time to party. And not just any party, either. This one will be a night to remember, as the nerds become studs, the jocks are humiliated, and freshman crushes blossom ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: graduation, coming of age, high school, friends, party, romance, youth, teenage life, love and romance, teenager, one last chance, unspoken love ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%