Movies like License to Drive

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License to Drive (1988)
 6.3
 16K
License to Drive (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Teenager Les Anderson thinks his life can't get any worse after he flunks his driver's exam, but he's wrong. Even though he didn't receive his license, Les refuses to break his date with the cool Mercedes Lane, and he decides to lift his family's prize luxury car for the occasion. Unfortunately, Mercedes sneaks some booze along and passes out drunk, and a confused Les makes the bad decision of enlisting his rebellious friend, Dean, to help.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, light, funny, sexy, melancholic, entertaining, harsh, road movie
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, drunk driving, champagne, underage drinking, ferrari, teenage life, teenage love, youth, friendship, friends, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, high school life, lifestyle, buddies, escapades, disorder, nothing goes right, teenager, classic car, pregnancy, blonde, computer, african american ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, new jersey

Most similar movies to License to Drive

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and not serious films with plots about high school, youth, teenage life, friends, high school life, school and disorder mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like License to Drive: Dazed and Confused (1993), Joysticks (1983), We the Party (2012), Last Resort (1994), The New Guy (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dazed and Confused (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum ...
Style: talky, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, teenager, adolescence, high school, friendship, teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, party, coming-of-age, small town, teenage life, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 80s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 2K
Joysticks (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful businessman attempts to shut down a video arcade he believes is harmful to the mental health of children.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, sexual
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: punk, high school, sex, arcade, nerd, coming of age, sexual relations, goofy hero, save the day, looking for sex, manipulations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 753
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, semi serious, sincere, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, dating, high school, prom, friends, lifestyle, society, youth, hip hop, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: fashion, coming of age, nanny, parents and children, babies and infants, mischievous children, teenage life, disorder, restaurant, siblings relations, when the parents are away, golden years ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 80s
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 2.8
 1K
Last Resort (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam and Dave are living the boring life until they are beckoned to Sam's uncle's Island. When they get there (still not quite sure how that worked) they are compelled by beautiful women and a dastardly enemy of the Island. After ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, gag humor, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: resort, island, danger, righting the wronged, friends, disorder, partners, buddies, rivalry, down on your luck, nothing goes right, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.9
 32K
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
Plot: friendship, teenage love, goofy hero, starting over, high school life, high school, cheerleading, misfit, buddies, teenagers, romance, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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
Plot: generation gap, coming of age, friendship, high school, when the parents are away, family relations, teenage life, car theft, independence, high school life, student, museum ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.9
 6K
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, realistic, humorous, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, youth, coming of age, friends, prankster, disorder, siblings relations, school expulsion, power relations, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
Just One of the Girls (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chris has to change school to attend a music program, but a bully named Kurt is going to make his life impossible so he decided to dress as a girl to avoid this. Taking advantage of his condition he became (girl-)friend with Marie, and fell in love ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, gender bending, teenage life, college, high school, cheerleader, teenage love, friendship, school, youth, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen comedy
Plot: teenager, birthday, high school, teenage love, self discovery, teenage life, high school life, coming of age, gay slur, nerd, night vision goggles, convertible ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: clever, semi serious, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, bullying, bully, coming of age, college, disorder, high school life, youth, nothing goes right, college life, journalism, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.7
 34K
Encino Man (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: High school misfits Stoney and Dave discover a long-frozen primeval man from the past in their back yard. But the thawed-out Link, as the boys have named him, quickly becomes a wild card in the teens' already zany Southern California lives. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, fish out of water, prom, school, teenage life, buddies, college life, hidden identity, friends, goofy hero, social misfits, college ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s, stone age, prehistoric
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, stoners, vengeance, love and romance, social misfits, opposites attract, youth, power relations, social relations, friends, underdog, school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Hollywood Knights (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Led by their comedic and pranking leader, Newbomb Turk, the Hollywood Knights car gang raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from drag racing to Vietnam to high school love.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, halloween, prank, gang, coming of age, vengeance, culture clash, teenage life, disorder, fighting the system, buddies, hollywood ...
Time: 1960s, 70s, 20th century, year 1965, 80s
Place: beverly hills, vietnam, asia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
American Sophomore (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of high school kids enjoy many adventures throughout their formative tenth grade year.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, youth, high school life, social relations, friends, escapades, teenage life, disorder, teenager
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 297K
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: feel good, humorous, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, teen comedy, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, fish out of water, popularity, teenager, rivalry, manipulation, stereotypes, betrayal, jealousy, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: frame up, nerd, defector, farce, vacation, college, college life, youth, rivalry, prank, friendship, underdog ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 5K
Trojan War (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Brad is about to hook up with the girl of his dreams, but runs into a problem, no condom. So Brad sets out into the night to find one, running into many obstacles along the way, while not knowing his best friend, Leah is in love with him.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenager, condom, gang, love, sex, party, robbery, fall in love, student life, friends, teenage love, buddies ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 19K
Mean Girls 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around a new high school student, Jo (Meaghan Martin) , who agrees to befriend an outcast, Abby (Jennifer Stone), at the urging of Abby's wealthy father in exchange for paying all of Jo's costs for the college of her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school life, friends, teenage life, misfit, social misfits, teachers and students, high school, best friends, high school hunk, youth, power relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.1
 2K
Meatballs 4 (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ricky is the hottest water-ski instructor around and he has just be rehired by his former employer/camp to whip up attendance. But the camp is in serious financial trouble and the owner of a rival, more popular, camp wants to buy them out. Therefore ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, idiotic, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, camping, hopes, save the day, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, summer camp, lifestyle, underdog, disorder, ambition, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
General Education (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Levi Collins is set to go to the local University on a tennis scholarship, but he forgot to tell his parents one thing - he didn't graduate. As a result, he must take summer school before his mom and dad discover he's failed senior ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, summer school, high school life, teenage love, fall in love, youth, tennis, drugs/alcohol, coming of age, parents and children, high school, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.6
 478K
Superbad (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: High school best buddies are facing separation anxiety as they prepare to go off to college. While attempting to score alcohol for a party with help from a fake ID-toting friend, the guys' evening takes a turn into chaotic territory.
Style: humorous, absurd, idiotic, funny, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, boys' night
Plot: teenage life, adolescence, party, looking for sex, teenager, youth, friendship, nerds, social awkwardness, one night, plan gone awry, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Porky's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As graduation nears for the class of 1955 at Angel Beach High, the gang once again faces off against their old enemy, Porky, who wants them to throw the school's championship basketball game since he has bet on the opposing team.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexual, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, school, teenager, student, vengeance, coming of age, power relations, prank, underdog, rivalry, gang, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 1950s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 350K
American Pie (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a high-school party, four friends find that losing their collective virginity isn't as easy as they had thought. But they still believe that they need to do so before college. To motivate themselves, they enter a pact to all ...
Style: humorous, sexual, realistic, buddy comedy, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: virginity, looking for sex, teen sex comedy, party, teenager, teenage life, teenage love, sexuality, teenage sexuality, coming of age, graduation, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 75K
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, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: high school, youth, teenage life, high school life, teenager, best friends, adolescence, friends, friendship, popularity, social relations, high school student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 6K
Angus (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angus is a large, pathetic 14 year old whose thoughts are most often filled with the image of one Melissa Lefevre. Angus is shy and thinks that he has no chance of ever 'getting' her. Being especially uncool, he is incredibly surprised ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, prank, public humiliation, blow up doll, school, vengeance, lifestyle, misfit, human nature, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 8K
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: prank, cheerleader, high school, vandalism, masturbation, homecoming, stadium, challenge, bully, party, disorder, weekend ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Porky's II: The Next Day (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the students of Angel Beach High decide to stage "An Evening With Shakespeare," their efforts are threatened by Miss Balbricker, who views the works of Shakespeare as obscene. She enlists the help of Reverend Bubba Flavel, a religious ...
Style: humorous, sexual, feel good, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, school, racism, prank, religious fanatic, teaching, teenager, teenage love, clergy, friends, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 80s, 1950s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, realistic, not serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cross dressing, school, teenager, gender, prom, sexism, gender bending, hidden identity, adolescence, high school life, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, tucson arizona, arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: youth, prom, coming of age, romance, nothing goes right, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, couple relations, looking for sex, when the parents are away, parents and children, high school ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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