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How I Got Into College (1989)
 5.8
 2K
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 going to their alma mater of the University of Michigan, while Marlon fights his grades and SAT scores.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, satirical, entertaining, romantic, light, melancholic, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college, high school, romance, teenage love, partners, love and romance, looking for love, college life, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth, teachers and students, student life, ambition, high school life, buddies, unfulfilled love, coming of age, innocence lost, dedicated educator, looking for sex, power relations, justice, police investigation, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about romance, youth, high school, love and romance, teenage life, coming of age and runaway mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like How I Got Into College: Private School (1983), Get Over It (2001), For Keeps? (1988), Can't Hardly Wait (1998), Slap Her, She's French! (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, feel good, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friends, girls' boarding school, teenager, school, love and romance, teenage love, misfit, high school life, lifestyle, buddies, youth, looking for sex ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 17K
Get Over It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Berke Landers, a popular high school basketball star, gets dumped by his life-long girlfriend, Allison, he soon begins to lose it. But with the help of his best friend Felix's sister Kelly, he follows his ex into the school's spring ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, love triangle, teenage life, underdog, high school life, unlikely couple, falling in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fairy, unrequited love, family, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.9
 4K
For Keeps? (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, high school, coming of age, romance, family problems, teenage love, young lovers, teenage pregnancy, love story, vengeance, justice ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: graduation, high school, friends, party, romance, youth, teenage life, love and romance, teenager, one last chance, coming of age, unspoken love ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Slap Her, She's French! (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Welcome to Splendona High School, Texas, where football players, cheerleaders and beauty queens rule the hallways. And Starla Grady, the most popular girl in school, is on top of it all. That is, at least until Genevieve LePlouff, a French foreign ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, sexy, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleader, youth, fish out of water, popularity, unfulfilled love, culture clash, ambition, contests and competitions, high school life, small town life, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, france, usa, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.7
 1K
Going Greek (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Loner freshman Jake Taylor is forced to join the wildest fraternity on campus when the frat brothers refuse to accept his geeky cousin/roommate unless Jake agrees to pledge with him. As the semester progresses, Jake struggles to maintain his grades ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, touching, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: college, opposites attract, power relations, teenage life, siblings relations, teenage love, college life, sport, lifestyle, ambition, youth, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.6
 612
Joy of Sex (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Teenager Leslie Hindenberg, mistakenly believing she has just weeks to live, decides she will lose her virginity before she dies.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, loss of virginity, youth, teenage life, looking for sex, teenage love, sexual relations, wooing, disorder, couples, romance, power relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Overnight Delivery (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man suspects his girlfriend of being unfaithful. So he sends her a letter, but than finds out that he was wrong. He has 24 hours to stop the package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. The only problem is the delivery man will not stop until ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, sexy, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: on the road, college, romance, youth, partners, infidelity, looking for love, goofy hero, nothing goes right, buddies, unlikely couple, unfaithful girlfriend ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Just One of the Guys (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, not serious, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cross dressing, high school, hidden identity, sexism, adolescence, switching roles, romance, college, disorder, goofy hero, fish out of water, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, arizona, phoenix arizona, tucson arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, youth, island, buddies, disorder, nothing goes right, heroic mission, escapades, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Making the Grade (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lazy preppie Palmer Woodrow hires street-smart Eddie Keaton to go to school for him while he lives it up in Europe. Eddie falls in love with preppie gal Tracey, upsetting Biff, the Hoover Academy bully. When his bookie from the old neighborhood, ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: going straight, gambling, friendship, school, love and romance, bookies, adolescence vs adulthood, switching roles, teenage life, fall in love, manipulations, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, europe, new england, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 981
Book of Love (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: John Twiller takes down his high school yearbook and begins to reminiscence about that time he first moved into the neighborhood in 1956. His teenage self, Jack is obsessed with Lily one of the more popular girls around. The sole obstacle is Angelo, ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, friendship, prom, fish out of water, high school, americana, youth, couple relations, friends, self discovery, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, semi serious, sentimental, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: coming of age, school, friendship, fall in love, looking for sex, family relations, best friends, lifestyle, high school life, rise to the top, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1962, 80s
Place: usa, hawaii, chicago illinois, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.3
 26K
Loser (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On a university scholarship, a good natured student from the midwest gets a crash course in city life while dealing with three evil roommates. He befriends a virtually homeless college student whom he falls for, but she's dating a nasty ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: college, opposites attract, college student, romance, youth, fall in love, teenage life, friendship, lifestyle, city life, loser, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 16K
Summer School (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A high-school gym teacher has big plans for the summer, but is forced to cancel them to teach a "bonehead" English class for misfit goof-off students. Fortunately, his unconventional brand of teaching fun field trips begins to connect with ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: summer school, high school, underdog, teacher, school, teenager, coming of age, surfing, self discovery, summer, rivalry, rock ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Two Can Play That Game (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vivica A. Fox sizzles as a woman scorned who plans to get her man back by any means necessary. In this comedy about players and those who "get played." As corporate overachiever and all-around fly chick Shanté Smith, Fox thinks she's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, romantic, satirical ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: battle of the sexes, romance, looking for love, mind game, ambition, contests and competitions, couple relations, buddies, guru, lifestyle, advice, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, parents and children, love and romance, school, high school life, best friends, youth, coming of age, wooing, couples, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 76K
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: humorous, feel good, funny, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, teenager, high school life, high school student, popularity, adolescence, best friends, friends, teenagers, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, teenage life, romance, youth, college, love and romance, lifestyle, college life, buddies, drug dealing, high school life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, sentimental, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen comedy
Plot: teenager, high school, birthday, teenage love, self discovery, high school life, high school hunk, love and romance, teenage life, first love, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 12K
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, witty, semi serious, slang ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: friends, high school, coming of age, party, punk, romance, opposites attract, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, teenage life, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 3K
My Tutor (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: High school senior Bobby Chrystal fails his French class, which will block him from entering Yale. His rich, authoritarian father hires an attractive 29-year-old to tutor Bobby over the summer and help him pass a make-up exam. While Bobby's ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, teachers and students, looking for sex, youth, teenage life, tutor, high school, high school life, when the parents are away, love and romance, coming of age, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 9K
Picture This (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bookish and unpopular Mandy finds her luck finally changing when Drew, the school hottie, invites her to the year's biggest party. But with being grounded and Drew's ex-girlfriend bent on thwarting her, Mandy may be destined to remain a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, high school life, wooing, high school hunk, high school, teenage life, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, family relations, nightlife, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 18K
The Sure Thing (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gib, a beer-guzzling slob, and Alison, an uptight Ivy-Leaguer, are an unlikely duo stuck together on a cross-country trip during Christmas break. At first they get on each other's nerves but, as time passes, they find their divergent natures ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, road movie, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: student life, on the road, road trip, youth, college, coming of age, romance, fall in love, couples, swimming pool, young lovers, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Secret Admirer (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When high-school heartthrob Michael receives an unsigned love letter, he assumes it's from knock-out prom queen Deborah Anne instead of pretty honor student Toni. And when Michael accidentally misplaces the letter, the juicy jottings soon make ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: teenager, comedy of errors, teenage life, mistaken identity, school, disorder, love and romance, nothing goes right, secret admirer, summer vacation, summer, love letter ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When his journal of bright ideas is stolen, college freshman Bickford Schmeckler (Fugit) has to blanket the campus in order to locate it.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, feel good, witty, humorous
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, virgin, journal, looking for sex, disorder, high school life, misfit, lifestyle, coming of age, youth, college life, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nerdy high schooler Ronald Miller rescues cheerleader Cindy Mancini from parental punishment after she accidentally destroys her mother's designer clothes. Ronald agrees to pay for the $1,000 outfit on one condition: that she will act as though ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: opposites attract, high school, friendship, romance, social differences, fall in love, teenage life, social climbing, youth, couples, lifestyle, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 160K
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: humorous, feel good, witty, touching, not serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, opposites attract, teenage love, couples, popularity, teenage life, fashion, youth, friends, family relations, love and romance, classmates ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Happy Together (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Christopher is an ambitious college freshman, striving to become a writer. Through a computer fault he's assigned the same room as Alex, a real party freak and... a girl! He's annoyed and tries to get a different room as soon as possible, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, opposites attract, university, romance, lifestyle, down on your luck, student life, love and romance, nothing goes right, fall in love, college life, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Johnny Be Good (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local state college ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, football movie, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: sport, high school, college, vengeance, coming of age, underdog, sport team, friends, power relations, social relations, athlete and trainer, partners ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: texas, alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%