Movies like Heathers

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Heathers (1989)
 7.2
 87K
Heathers (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.
Style: dark humor, witty, semi serious, cynical, realistic, suspense, clever, humorous, cult film, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murderous pair, teenage life, suicide, teenage love, sociopath, insanity, deadly, suicide attempt, friendship, social relations, murder, clique, diary, killing off one by one, serial murder, youth, fake suicide, violence, anti conformity, gay slur, adolescence, peer pressure, vengeance, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, california

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Most similar movies to Heathers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and dark humor films with plots about high school, teenage life, youth, mentor, storytelling, friendship and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Heathers: Jawbreaker (1999), Pump Up the Volume (1990), Sugar & Spice (2001), Mean Girls (2004), Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 24K
Jawbreaker (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 3 of Reagan High School's most popular girls pretend to kidnap their friend by shoving a jawbreaker into the victim's mouth to keep her from screaming. Their plan goes awry when the girl swallows the jawbreaker, choking to death. Now the ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, absurd, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: high school, prom, popularity, murder, popular girl, friendship, prank, accidental killing, fashion, teenager, bullying, polaroid ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Pump Up the Volume (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mark Hunter is an intelligent but shy teenager who has just moved to suburban Arizona from New York. Unbeknownst to his parents and peers, at 10pm each school night Mark takes to the shortwave radio in his basement and transforms into pirate DJ ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, gloomy, witty, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, kids, girls' night
Plot: radio, rebellion, boss, teenager, suburbs, high school, suicide, misfit, repression, confession, anti conformity, radio dj ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 13K
Sugar & Spice (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Jack and Diane find themselves in an unexpected adult situation, the A-Squad comes to their rescue. In order to help their friend Diane, the A-Squad goes where no cheerleader has gone before: taking on a little after-school project known as ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleader, friendship, heist, teenage love, rebel, love, money, disorder, lifestyle, buddies, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 328K
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, teenage life, teenager, high school life, fish out of water, adolescence, stereotypes, rivalry, popular girl, manipulation, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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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, teen comedy, kids, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, high school, generation gap, family relations, when the parents are away, teacher, teenage life, suprisingly clever, independence, car theft, high school life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, united states, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Pretty Persuasion (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 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: dark humor, realistic, biting, cynical, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: false accusation, manipulation, high school, adolescence, sexual harassment, teachers and students, dishonesty, lifestyle, rejection, high school life, teenager, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Charlie Bartlett (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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: humorous, cynical, sentimental, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: psychiatrist, bully, depression, adolescence, girlfriend, teenage life, popularity, high school, private school, drugs/alcohol, acceptance, rebel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 27K
Serial Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the ...
Style: dark humor, psycho film, witty, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: housewife, murder, serial killer, female killer, family relations, crimes, crime, parody, suburban life, parents and children, mental illness, family life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An unattractive 7th grader struggles to cope with suburban life as the middle child with un-attentive parents and bullies at school.
Style: realistic, cynical, semi serious, sincere, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, suburbs, misfit, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, humiliation, family problems, social awkwardness, parents and children, unfulfillment, youth, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Doom Generation (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.
Style: surreal, disturbing, dark humor, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: one female two males threesome, on the road, violence, surrealism, murder, love triangle, nihilism, severed head, punk, fellatio, friendship, controversy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two not-too-bright party girls reinvent themselves for their high school reunion. Armed with a borrowed Jaguar, new clothes and the story of their success as the inventors of Post-It notes, Romy and Michele descend on their alma mater, but their ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: prom, reunion, switching roles, love and romance, self discovery, friendship, party, high school, friendship between women, deception, female friendship, fashion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, beverly hills, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 2K
Heathers (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: A pitch-black comedy anthology set in the present day, as our heroine Veronica Sawyer deals with a very different but equally vicious group of Heathers. Based on the 1988 cult classic film.
Style: ironic, dark humor, dark, cynical
Plot: suicide, sociopath, adolescence, high school, teenager, social misfits, violence, teenage love, apathy, teenagers, brutality, bullying ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Chumscrubber (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, bleak, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, suicide, kidnapping, mistaken identity, friendship, drug dealing, drug abuse, coming of age, crimes, youth, social decay, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Perfect Score (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Six high school seniors decide to break into the Princeton Testing Center so they can steal the answers to their upcoming SAT tests and all get perfect scores.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, heist, cons and scams, school, crime, crimes, teenage life, friends, partners, lifestyle, twists & turns, coming of age ...
Time: 2000s, future, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Very Bad Things (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kyle Fisher has one last night to celebrate life as a single man before marrying Laura, so he sets out to Vegas with four of his best buddies. But a drug and alcohol filled night on the town with a stripper who goes all the way, turns into a cold ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, wedding, friends, uncover truth, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, love and romance, investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, wrongfully committed, violence, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, california, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, gangsters, dog, screenwriter, kidnapping, partners in crime, mob boss, neo noir, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1975, year 1954, year 1963 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 13K
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, teen comedy, date night, girls' night
Plot: friends, high school, coming of age, party, punk, teenager, romance, teenage life, opposites attract, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Assassination of a High School President (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the theft of copies of SAT exams from a principal's office, teenage reporter Bobby Funke sets out to unmask the thief. Bobby prints an article fingering Class President Paul Moore as the thief, shredding the youth's reputation. But ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, high school, journalism, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, high school life, teenage life, teenager, mentor, teenagers, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, suspense, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, teenage love, internet, computers and web, parents and children, overprotective parent, teenager, infidelity, coming of age, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, gays and lesbians, high school, friendship, misfit, bully, school, teenage love, teenage life, coming out, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: antwerp, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 11K
Clay Pigeons (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with ...
Style: dark humor, clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, small town, mechanic, psychopath, false accusation, widow, diner, fbi, bar, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, bullying, bully, coming of age, disorder, college life, high school life, college, journalism, nothing goes right, youth, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 2K
Harold (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager with an early onset of male-pattern baldness befriends his high school's janitor.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage love, teenage life, society, high school life, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, social misfits, youth, misfit, teachers and students, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 4.0
 392
Pep Squad (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in and around a small town high school in Kansas, Beth is a naive senior student who asks her two new friends, the slick and outgoing Julie, and her boyfriend Scott to help her cover up the accidental killing of the hated school principal. But ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: murder, high school, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), loss of virginity, stoners, hit and run, teenage love, school, obsession, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 3K
Fifty Pills (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A combination of unfortunate circumstances force Darren into the situation where he has to sell off the eponymous stash of drugs in a limited time frame.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, disturbing
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college life, college, teenage life, high school life, nothing goes right, drug dealing, student life, coming of age, lifestyle, youth, young lovers, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Swimming with Sharks (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young, naive Hollywood studio assistant finally turns the tables on his incredibly abusive producer boss.
Style: cynical, disturbing, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: hollywood, humiliation, boss, vengeance, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, ambition, showbiz, manager, bully, disgruntled worker, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Archie's Final Project (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A teen coming-of-age romantic dramedy about a media-obsessed geek and the most beautiful and twisted girl in school.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, teenage love, hopes, obsession, media, filmmaking, high school life, introspection, teenage life, misfit, love and romance, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Campus Confidential (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: School... there is the popular crowd. Teachers favor some students over others. Because of this, Violet decides to start a school paper, which exposes many embarrassing secrets of popular kids who think they run the campus.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: high school, social relations, coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, lifestyle, misfit partners, misfit, social misfits, best friends, friendship, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 33K
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, starting over, goofy hero, high school life, high school, misfit, buddies, lifestyle, bullying, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: austin texas, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 505K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, funny, not serious, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, parody, working undercover, party, partners against crime, high school life, undercover cop, police investigation, misfit partners, popularity, buddy cop, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2012, 2010s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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