Movies like How I Got Into College

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How I Got Into College (1989)
 5.7
 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: feel good, humorous, romantic, entertaining, satirical, light, melancholic, semi serious, inspirational, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: college, high school, romance, teenager, justice, police investigation, twists and turns, happy ending, mentor, multiple storylines, stereotypes, adaptation, teenage love, love and romance, looking for love, partners, college life, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, teachers and students, student life, high school life, teenage life, ambition, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe, california

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Most similar movies to How I Got Into College

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, adaptation, fantasy world, mentor, runaway and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like How I Got Into College: Loser (2000), Summer School (1987), One Crazy Summer (1986), She's All That (1999), Soul Man (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: feel good, funny, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: college, loser, romance, teenager, friendship, opposites attract, college student, adaptation, high school, youth, fall in love, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.6
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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: humorous, feel good, sexy, stylized, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: teacher, teenager, summer school, high school, teacher student relationship, slacker, summer, teaching, underage drinking, dyslexia, chainsaw, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, hawaii
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100%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, teenager, friendship, romance, eviction, nothing goes right, youth, buddies, disorder, island, love, boat ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 97K
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, romantic, sweet, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, teenager, high school, opposites attract, bet, fall in love, adolescence, youth, teenage girl, teen romance, teenage love, prom ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.3
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Soul Man (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soul Man is a comedy film made in 1986 about a man who undergoes racial transformation with pills to qualify for an African-American-only scholarship at Harvard Law School. It stars C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Arye Gross, James Earl Jones, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, visually appealing, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: racism, teenager, high school, college, culture clash, farce, happy ending, psychology, life philosophy, police investigation, unlikely friendships, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, massachusetts, los angeles, usa, hawaii ...
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64%
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: romantic, feel good, humorous, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: romance, cheerleading, battle of the sexes, mentor, looking for love, ambition, mind game, cheating, couple relations, contests and competitions, buddies, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, san francisco
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63%
 5.7
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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, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, teenager, fall in love, teenage life, shakespeare, love triangle, mentor, happy ending, adolescence, underdog, high school life, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: romantic, humorous, feel good, sexy, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, on the road, college, youth, partners, infidelity, looking for love, nothing goes right, goofy hero, buddies, unlikely couple, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.4
 95K
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: feel good, funny, ridiculous, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, youth, coming of age, school, friendship, adolescence, high school life, teenage life, stereotypes, high school student, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.0
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The Pallbearer (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aspiring architect Tom Thompson is told by mysterious Ruth Abernathy that his best friend, "Bill," has taken his own life. Except that Tom has never met Bill and neither have his incredulous friends. So when Tom foolishly agrees to give ...
Style: melancholic, romantic, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, romance, friendship, loneliness, youth, love triangle, adolescence vs adulthood, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, self discovery, dark humor, high school ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.0
 7K
Lost & Found (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A comedy about finding your true love at any price. Dylan Ramsey resorts to snatching his beautiful neighbor's dog so he can spend time with her while they go on a phantom dog hunt. Succeeding in his plan, Dylan goes to return the pooch, only ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, neighbor, love story, justice, happy ending, buddies, love and romance, looking for love, unfulfilled love, friendship, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: sexy, unusual plot structure, sweet, funny, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: pretending to be gay, college, love, teenager, romance, writers, fantasy world, finnish, existentialism, first contact, destiny, adaptation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.1
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On the Line (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 'N Sync heartthrobs Lance Bass and Joey Fatone stretch their thespian muscles in their acting debut. A young man (Bass) is smitten with a girl (Emmanuelle Chriqui) he meets on a subway train and spends the rest of the movie trying to reunite ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, happy ending, unlikely couple, youth, music band, teenage love, looking for love, lifestyle, buddies, thirtysomething life, singleness, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: funny, semi serious, feel good, humorous, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, comedy of errors, friendship, justice, romance, teenage life, college life, hidden identity, teenage love, social differences, pretending to be someone else, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, san francisco, europe, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, feel good, touching, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, romance, teenager, adoption, high school, unlikely friendships, justice, stereotypes, multiple storylines, love story, underdog ...
Time: 80s
Place: wisconsin, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Slap Her... She's French (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 88 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, sexy, funny, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, cheerleader, school, culture clash, youth, fish out of water, unfulfilled love, high school life, ambition, contests and competitions, romance, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, france, austin texas, california, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, sex comedy, semi serious, erotic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenager, sex, girls' boarding school, voyeurism, nudity (full frontal - brief), high school, friends, cheerleader, coming of age, school, love and romance, teenage love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
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PCU (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Nervous high school senior Tom Lawrence visits Port Chester University, where he gets a taste of politically correct college life when he's guided by fraternity wild man Droz and his housemates at The Pit. But Droz and his pals have rivals in ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, college life, fraternity, high school, friendship, party, university, hippie, satire, friends, weekend, social differences ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Favor (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kathy is married to Peter. Now she can't help but wonder how things could have been if she got together with her old boyfriend, Tom. Being married prevents from doing that so she asks her friend, Emily to go to him and see if she can sleep with ...
Style: humorous, sexy, light, entertaining, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pregnancy, battle of the sexes, infidelity, love affair, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, love triangle, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, looking for love, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: denver colorado, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: High school loser (Cannon) pays a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool. Remake of 1987's Can't Buy Me Love, starring Patrick Dempsey.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, hip hop, culture clash, school, transformation, adolescence, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, social differences, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, paris france, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: touching, feel good, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: school, high school, coming of age, teenage life, teenage love, love and romance, parents and children, youth, friends, high school life, teenager, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, new zealand, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.9
 4K
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: humorous, feel good, sexy, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: rock and roll, friendship, rock, music, coming of age, romance, teenager, women, dancing, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small-town girl wins a date with a Hollywood star through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the celebrity, and the girl's best friend.
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: celebrity, love triangle, artists and showbiz, hollywood, romance, love and romance, fall in love, social relations, actor's life, ambition, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century
Place: virginia, west virginia, california, las vegas, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, melancholic, sweet, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: love, teenager, coming of age, happy ending, teenage love, topless woman, female nudity, young lovers, teenage life, fall in love, photographer, high school ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 20K
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: feel good, romantic, humorous, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: high school, opposites attract, prom, school, romantic rivalry, teen romance, teenager, friendship, love and romance, misfit, cheerleading, youth ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 54K
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, entertaining, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, werewolf, coming of age, school, teenager, high school life, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, happy ending, unlikely friendships, basketball ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 12K
Milk Money (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three young boys pool their money and pay V, a kindhearted prostitute, to strip for them. Afterward, she drives them home to the suburbs -- but then her car breaks down. It's just as well, though, because a mobster named Waltzer is after her, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sexy, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, gangsters, single father, school, coming of age, youth, teacher, first contact, fight scenes, fantasy world, redemption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, school, teenager, older woman younger man relationship, sex, family relations, looking for sex, fall in love, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, year 1962, 60s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 16K
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, light, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, romance, friends, friendship, cheerleading, party, dancing, love triangle, teenage life, unlikely couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, australia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 9K
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: sexy, humorous, sex comedy, romantic, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: high school, bully, cheerleading, stereotypes, teenager, friends, rivalry, lifestyle, cheerleader, nudity (full frontal - brief), prank, college ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%