Movies like Life 101

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Life 101 (1995)
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Life 101 (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A college freshman Ramsy, played by Corey Haim experiences love for the first time in the 1960s when he asks out Joy, played by Ami Dolenz. An education of the heart.
Plot: college, strip club
Time: 60s, 1960s

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Most similar movies to Life 101

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about college, coming of age, youth, friendship, friends, love and romance and party mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Life 101: R.P.M. (1970), Creative Nonfiction (2009), Four Friends (1981), Tin Men (1987), The Girls' Room (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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R.P.M. (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: R.P.M. stands for (political) revolutions per minute. Anthony Quinn plays a liberal college professor at a west coast college during the hedy days of campus activism in the late 1960s. Radical students take over the college, the president resigns, ...
Plot: college, sociology, sociologist, protest, sexploitation, female nudity, revolution
Time: 1960s, 60s
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95%
Creative Nonfiction (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: College student Ella is completely focused on her ambiguously romantic relationship with her dorm-mate, Chris. She is so consumed by trying to understand his behavior that she's neglecting the screenplay she is supposed to write in order to ...
Plot: female director, sleeping on the floor, college life, dormitory, virgin, college
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66%
 7.1
 2K
Four Friends (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Also known as Moritorium and Georgia's Friends, Four Friends follows the titular quartet from high school to young adulthood. The film is set during the tumultuous 1960s, an era when everyone's values were turned inside out, shaken around, ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic, non-linear ...
Plot: reunion, immigrants, youth, society, best friends, romance, love and romance, human nature, parents and children, friendship, student life, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: america
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60%
 6.6
 8K
Tin Men (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore.
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: friendship, car accident, bittersweet, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, cons and scams, friends, competition, hostility, adultery, car, revenge ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Girls' Room (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two college roommates -- prim and proper Grace (Cat Taber) and wild and woolly Casey (Soleil Moon Frye) -- find themselves in a tense rivalry when Casey's conduct almost destroys Grace's engagement to preppie heartthrob Charlie (Wil ...
Plot: college, party, dormitory, goth girl, southerner, fraternity, coming of age, college student, engagement
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.4
 551
King Frat (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set on the quiet campus of Yellowstream University, this comedy follows the rivalries that build between two of the college's fraternities. When they're not mooning everyone they pass and throwing garbage on the lawns of rival frats, the ...
Style: toilet humor, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: contest, college, fraternity, party, gorilla suit, mooning, bare breasts, student, teen sex comedy, topless, bag over head, peeping tom ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 232
Aloha Summer (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's the 60s and a bunch of crazy teenagers meet in the beautiful island of Hawaii during their summer holidays. Although they come from different backgrounds, they hang out together and shake up the island! They surf, dance, drink, fight and ...
Plot: teenager, beach party, kendo, summer, friendship, vacation, samurai, surfing, coming of age
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 1950s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Three in the Attic (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the swinging sixties three girls discover they have the same boyfriend who has been playing around with them all while vowing fidelity to each. To teach him a lesson he won't forget, the trio contrive to lock him up and continually favour ...
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, attic, revolution, college, infidelity, vengeance, teenage life, looking for sex, college life, farce, showbiz ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.9
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Matinee (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A showman introduces a small coastal town to a unique movie experience and capitalises on the Cuban Missile crisis hysteria with a kitschy horror extravaganza combining film effects, stage props and actors in rubber suits in this salute to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, nostalgic, affectionate ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: cold war, coming of age, cuban missile crisis, giant, bomb shelter, exploit, americana, military life, teenage life, nuclear, hysteria, filmmaking ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: florida, cuba, latin america, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Legion of Doom (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A loose mix of friends freeload through film school and beyond.
Plot: acid trip, college, coming of age, film school, breakup, break-up, drug trip, break up
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Players Club (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Young single mother Diana struggles to provide for her child and pay for her college education. She ends up working at a shoe store, but meets two strippers from a nearby gentlemen's club who convince her there's fast money to be made ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stripper, gangsters, fish out of water, nightlife, crimes, strip club, family relations, prostitute, organized crime, rape, dominatrix, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.2
 170
Eunice (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Moments in four different years in the lives of the Harper family beginning with 1955 as a hopeful Eunice prepares to go to a party, and her brother Phillip, a recent college graduate, departs for New York In 1963, a married Eunice and her husband ...
Plot: porch swing, loss of mother, mother daughter relationship, divorce, marriage, watching a movie
Time: 50s, 60s, 1960s, year 1978, year 1973 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
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Believe Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate, broke, and out of ideas, four college seniors start a fake charity to embezzle money for tuition.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense
Plot: college, campaign, cons and scams, buddies, charity, dishonesty, student life, youth, money, friends, falling in love, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Blue Like Jazz (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young man must find his own way as his Southern Baptist roots don't seem to be acceptable at his new liberal arts college.
Style: humorous, realistic, sincere, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: college, bookstore, introspection, student life, youth, social relations, fall in love, philosophy, church, college life, campus, puppet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Wishin' and Hopin' (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the New York Times best-selling novel by award winning author Wally Lamb. A vivid slice of 1960s life, Wishin' and Hopin' is a wise-and-witty holiday tale that celebrates where we've been-and how far we've come. In the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, light, captivating ...
Plot: small town, christmas, coming of age, teachers and students, parents and children, catholic school, youth, family relations, substitute teacher, friendship, small town life, power relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
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Tenure (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Despite his outstanding intellect, associate professor Charlie Thurber is a chronic underachiever and has never received university tenure. Aided by his nutty best friend, Charlie launches a final effort to make the grade at Gray College. But a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: college, workplace intrigue, teachers and students, battle of the sexes, workplace, disorder, buddies, rivalry, social relations, friends, drugs/alcohol, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, yale university, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Generic Thriller (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The writer can do anything he wants, right? Or maybe not...as Steven, a handsome young theater history professor discovers when he sets out to write a stage thriller - a plain, old generic thriller - only to discover that his characters prefer a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surreal, sexy ...
Plot: disorder, college, artists and showbiz, gender, nothing goes right, breaking the fourth wall, gay lead character, homosexual, serial killer, writer's block, flash forward, french maid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Alumni Chapter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: What happens when you graduate from college, only to find that jobs are practically nonexistent and your best friends aren't what they seem? Four old friends reunite after college graduation. The conversation quickly turns sour, and a series of ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, college, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, unfulfillment, reunion, estrangement, society, diner, bittersweet, friends, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.2
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Pink Lightning (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: California 1962, Five girls: beautiful Sharon, ugly-duckling Andy, nice Poo and hot-to-trot Jill support their best friend Tookie when she prepares to marry her boyfriend Pat. But the two of them realize that they are not prepared to get married, ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship between women, friendship, fiance fiancee relationship, best friend, road trip, marriage, teenage girl, small town, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, engagement, female friendship ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, year 1962, 50s, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Histoire de famille (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 165 min.
Story: À travers les yeux de Julie, 'Histoire de famille' relate le chemin parcouru d'une famille québécoise durant la Révolution tranquille des années 1960.
Plot: student protest, multiple time frames, female nudity, lovers on the run
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
There Goes My Baby (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of high school seniors meets in the summer of 1965 and all struggle with the choices they have to make.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, contemplative ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, hopes, vietnam war, high school life, feminism, idealism, self discovery, human nature, teenage life, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1965
Place: california, vietnam, usa, asia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two students from neighboring colleges in upstate New York are swept up in a tragic romantic interlude calling for a maturity of vision beyond their experience of capabilities. Pookie Adams - a kooky, lonely misfit with no family and no place to go, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: college, college life, couple relations, introspection, opposites attract, unlikely couple, misfit, young lovers, coming of age, student life, broken heart, bus ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.8
 26
Ornaments (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Religion, alcohol and politics are three things best avoided at holidays - but it's something this group of friends haven't learned. In this dark comedy, six friends have reunited for what may be their last holiday together.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, dark humor, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, buddies, youth, love and romance, estrangement, reunion, college, holiday, gender, gays and lesbians, family gatherings, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.3
 306
American Chai (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film deals with an Indian American student who wanted to pursue his love of music over the more 'typical' academic endeavors of Indian Americans (e.g., medicine, engineering, law, and business).
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: college, lifestyle, follow your dream, culture clash, parents and children, teenage life, friendship, nothing goes right, youth, misfit, society, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Calvin Marshall (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A college student is determined to become a Major League Baseball star, but finds his true calling instead.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, college, self discovery, ambition, follow your dream, youth, romance, underdog, hopes, athlete's life, love and romance, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Generation Y (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meet Micheal, Mark, Dan, and Kierek. They're stoners, slackers, and the typical college students. When these four semi adults are not going to class, they're getting in to sticky situations. Micheal wants to be a writer. He's always ...
Style: cult film
Plot: party, student, friend, drug use, coming of age, sex talk, college, marijuana, drug dealing, stoned, bong, strong female character ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sorority Wars (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Katie (Lucy Hale) and Sara (Phoebe Strole) have been friends since childhood. They enter college together, where Katie is a prized legacy candidate for the Delta sorority, which was co-founded decades ago by her mother, Lutie (Courtney Thorne-Smith) ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, uplifting, humorous, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sorority, rivalry, campus, college, mother daughter relationship, youth, parents and children, college life, competition, mother daughter conflict, female protagonist, blonde ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 131K
Magic Mike (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: strip club, nightclub, stripper, dancing, dancer, nightlife, friendship, drugs/alcohol, clubbing, friends, male nudity, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
American Graffiti (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A couple of high school graduates spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: radio, coming of age, small town, friendship, first love, car race, party, love at first sight, teenage love, oldies, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 70s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Palm Springs Weekend (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in Palm Springs during a long, fun-filled weekend where several Los Angeles college students flock to spring break, centering on Jim who finds romance with Bunny, the daughter of Palm Springs harred, stressful police chief. Jim's bumbling ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: college life, friendship, love triangle, resort, opposites attract, chase, spring break, fish out of water, teenage life, gambling, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%