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Kids in America (2005)
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Kids in America (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Inspired by real events, this ribald comedy pits an unlikely gang of students against their principal after she bars safe-sex activities on campus. Protesting Principal Weller's muzzling of free speech, the teens stage a bold and hilarious rebellion.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, safe sex, teenage life, friendship, sexual relations, lifestyle, rebellion, school, fighting the system, hopes, high school life, society, gender, power relations, cheerleader, teenage boy, youth, friends, teachers and students, buddies, idealism, leadership, administration, student, campus ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about youth, high school, teenage life, high school life, friends, school and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Kids in America: All I Wanna Do (1998), Expelled (2014), Bring It on Again (2004), Cheats (2002), Harold (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
All I Wanna Do (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: If there's one thing this wild group of friends at an all-girls high school has learned, it's how to get what they want! So when word leaks out that their school is about to merge with an all-boys academy, some of the students strike ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: boarding school, school, battle of the sexes, coming of age, friendship between girls, teenage life, teenage love, buddies, gender, rebelliousness, power relations, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963, 80s
Place: new york state, tokyo, new jersey
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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, friends, coming of age, youth, prankster, disorder, siblings relations, school expulsion, power relations, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Bring It on Again (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When new students can't get onto their college cheerleading team, they form their own squad and prepare for a cheer off.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: cheerleading, cheerleader, competition, sport, teenage life, against the odds, friendship, ambition, athlete's life, lifestyle, contests and competitions, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
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Cheats (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: While other kids buy into countless hours of studying just so they can get a mark in some teacher's report book, Handsome Davis sees it as nothing more than a system of control over your mind. That's why Handsome and his three best friends ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, gang, teenage life, cons and scams, partners, dishonesty, teachers and students, teenager, scam, coming of age, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage love, teenage life, high school life, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, social misfits, misfit, youth, society, teachers and students, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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71%
 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, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, dating, prom, teenage love, youth, hip hop, lifestyle, society, coming of age, friends, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.4
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Bad Girls (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rebellious teen butts heads with the teachers at an all-girl charm school in Mexico City.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, popular girl, cruelty, teenage life, friends, best friends, society, politics, social misfits, campaign, power relations, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.4
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Crash Course (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Some students taking driver's ed during the summer. Among the students is Riko, a cocky guy; Chad, a guy from a privileged background, who's terrified to get behind the wheel; Vanessa, who's over protective mom who wouldn't allow ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: high school, lifestyle, hardcase students, adolescence vs adulthood, school, teachers and students, urban ghetto life, high school life, teenage life, misfit, society, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Super Sweet 16: The Movie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, rivalry, high school, friends, contests and competitions, birthday party, ambition, lifestyle, teenage life, youth, couples, wealth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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65%
The Liverpool Goalie (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Thirteen year old Jo is a smart thinker of a guy, and has a very vivid imagination, but is bothered by his fellow classmates, and is a rather hopeless soccer goalie. Still he tries to cope with this difficult time in life. He's doing the ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: soccer, friends, love and romance, teenage love, friendship, high school, social relations, dark humor, power relations, high school life, school, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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65%
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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, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, youth, rivalry, society, teenage life, misfit, disorder, high school, vengeance, coming of age, social misfits, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: My Life as Liz is a mockumentary style American television series that centers on the life of Liz Lee, a misfit high-school senior living in small town Texas. The series debuted on MTV on January 18, 2010. The first season finale aired on March 8, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, social relations, youth, family relations, high school life, society, lifestyle, best friends, parents and children, power relations, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, new york
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64%
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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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, teenage life, youth, romance, love and romance, buddies, lifestyle, college, college life, friends, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
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64%
The Night Before the Exams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rome, 1989. Luca Molinari meets Claudia in a party, both of them are stressed about the upcoming final exams. Luca falls in love with the girl and now spends his time looking for her. He is assisted by his inseparable friends: Alice, Richard, ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, buddies, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, teachers and students, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, italy
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63%
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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: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, high school, urban ghetto life, friends, urban ghetto, disorder, power relations, juvenile delinquency, buddies, partners, youth, society ...
Time: 90s
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Lower Learning (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Barry Goldwater Elementary is on the brink of collapse: the lowest test scores in the state, teachers who are either drunk or having sex on school grounds, and a principal who extorts money from parents. It's up to Tom, the down-on-his-luck ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: school, against the odds, rebellion, ambition, dedicated educator, fighting the system, teenage life, high school life, satire, teachers and students, idealism, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Everybody's Doing It (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Angela and Travis consider having sex for the first time just as their high school starts up an abstinence education program. Making matters worse, a "good girl" collects abstinence pledges from students and blows the whistle on Angela and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, battle of the sexes, buddies, lifestyle, youth, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, politics, sexual relations, school ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, sex comedy, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: prank, homecoming, cheerleader, high school, challenge, vandalism, bully, friends, rivalry, lifestyle, masturbation, stadium ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenagers, friendship, teenage love, goofy hero, starting over, high school, bullying, high school life, misfit, cheerleader, cheerleading, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: austin texas, texas, los angeles
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60%
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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, humorous, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, youth, teenager, high school life, teenage life, teenagers, adolescence, popularity, high school student, friends, friendship, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Kick'n Rush (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around Jakob, Bo and Mikkel - three friends who spend their days lusting over unattainable women and engaging in a variety of illegal activities (i.e. they'll rent a movie and then break into a house to watch it). After ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, family relations, society, lifestyle, buddies, youth, friendship between boys, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Curiosity of Chance (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 98 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, lgbt child, friendship, misfit, bully, school, teenage life, teenage love, coming out ...
Time: 80s
Place: antwerp, europe
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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, teenage life, ambition, friends, rivalry, buddies, lifestyle, youth, best friends, high school, silly humor, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: semi serious, realistic, feel good, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, love and romance, lifestyle, opposites attract, friends, power relations, social relations, stoners, disorder, youth, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, midwest
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The Cult of Sincerity (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A New York hipster sets out on a a quest to create the most sincere T-shirt ever.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, society, friends, youth, ambition, dull life, lifestyle, hopes, unfulfillment, farce, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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59%
Dear Lemon Lima (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Vanessa gets a dose of reality when Philip, her one true love, ends their relationship, again. The quirky teen enrolls in his school to win him back, but ends up making matters worse. Downgraded to social outcast, Vanessa struggles to reclaim ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, misfit, ambition, against the odds, contests and competitions, imaginary character, teenage protagonist, obsession, 13 year old, teenage girl, high school, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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High School (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A high school valedictorian who gets baked with the local stoner finds himself the subject of a drug test. The situation causes him to concoct an ambitious plan to get his entire graduating class to face the same fate, and fail.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, weed, high school, fighting the system, teenage life, misfit, nothing goes right, against the rules, rebellion, youth, manipulations, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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58%
Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The nerds are now in control of the university, as a result of Lewis Skolnick and the rest's actions in the two previous movies. A new generation of sportsmen arrive, however, determined on winning the school back. The principle, himself an ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, school, ambition, lifestyle, society, rivalry, goofy hero, athlete's life, youth, prank, misfit, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, witty, cynical ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, popularity, teenage life, teenager, popular girl, fish out of water, high school life, bad girl, stereotypes, jealousy, adolescence, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, illinois, california
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Ciao, Professore! (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bureaucratic snafu sends Marco Tullio Sperelli, a portly, middle-aged northern Italian, to teach third grade in a poor town outside Naples
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, whimsical, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: school, rich and poor, friendship, culture clash, coming of age, village life, social differences, fish out of water, high school, teachers and students, urban ghetto life, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%