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, friendship, coming of age, youth, friends, love and romance and lifestyle mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Life 101: R.P.M. (1970), Creative Nonfiction (2009), Tin Men (1987), Four Friends (1981), The Girls' Room (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
 540
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, sexploitation, protest, female nudity, revolution, sociology, sociologist
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, dormitory, college, virgin, college life
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66%
 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, affectionate ...
Plot: friendship, car accident, bittersweet, friends, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, cons and scams, scam, competition, hostility, rivalry, adultery ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.0
 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: immigrants, reunion, love triangle, working class, vietnam war, couple relations, student life, society, romance, love and romance, best friends, young lovers ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: america
⇓ 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: engagement, coming of age, college student, party, college, dormitory, goth girl, southerner, fraternity
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 253
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: samurai, beach party, kendo, summer, vacation, friendship, teenager, coming of age, surfing
Time: 1960s, 60s, 50s, 1950s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.4
 587
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: teen sex comedy, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: contest, college, fraternity, party, friendship, peeping tom, bare breasts, mooning, gorilla suit, bag over head, topless, student ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
 10K
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, youth, artists and showbiz, military, exploitation, lifestyle, teenage life, military life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: florida, cuba, latin america, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: breakup, film school, coming of age, acid trip, college, 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, witty, humorous, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stripper, gangsters, fish out of water, nightlife, crimes, strip club, family relations, prostitute, rape, organized crime, dominatrix, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.2
 189
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, year 1955, year 1978, 1960s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, betrayal, downfall, dishonesty, womanizer, battle of the sexes, youth, gays and lesbians, revolution, loss of virginity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, social relations, youth, student life, fall in love, philosophy, church, college life, campus, pinata ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, texas, portland oregon
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, sincere, light, captivating ...
Plot: small town, christmas, coming of age, teachers and students, parents and children, catholic school, family relations, youth, substitute teacher, friendship, social relations, student life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 3K
Tenure (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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, teachers and students, workplace intrigue, battle of the sexes, workplace, disorder, buddies, rivalry, social relations, campus, power relations, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, yale university
⇓ 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, sexy, surreal ...
Plot: disorder, college, gender, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, breaking the fourth wall, writer's block, serial killer, homosexual, gay lead character, flash forward, theatre production ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Alumni Chapter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 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, best friends, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 122
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, marriage, small town, fiance fiancee relationship, female friendship, best friend, engagement, teenage girl, friendship between women, convertible, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: year 1962, 1960s, 1950s, 50s, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: lovers on the run, multiple time frames, female nudity, student protest
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.6
 35
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, buddies, love and romance, youth, estrangement, dark humor, reunion, college, holiday, gender, gays and lesbians, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 313
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, follow your dream, ambition, underdog, romance, youth, hopes, love and romance, athlete's life, 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: drug dealing, police, rite of passage, drug dealer, stoned, friend, drug humor, student, drug use, college, stoner, coming of age ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.0
 1K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: college, campaign, cons and scams, buddies, charity, youth, friends, dishonesty, student life, fall in love, money, cheating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: touching, sentimental, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, vietnam war, high school, hopes, surfer, strong female presence, social misfits, youth, assassination, society, pirate, hardcase students ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1965
Place: california, los angeles, vietnam, usa, asia
⇓ 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: coming of age, radio, small town, friendship, first love, car race, party, love at first sight, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, oldies ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 70s ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sorority, rivalry, college, mother daughter relationship, campus, youth, parents and children, college life, mother daughter conflict, competition, blonde, rivals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An eccentric Parisian woman's optimistic perception of life begins to sound more rational than the rather traditional beliefs of others.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever
Plot: satire, stock broker, conspiracy, countess, environmentalism, optimism, vengeance, society, dishonesty, cons and scams, self discovery, redheaded woman ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1919
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 48K
Orange County (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun runs into one complication after another starting when his application is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, high school, dysfunctional family, family relations, teenage life, siblings relations, lifestyle, love and romance, parents and children, high school life, teachers and students, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, southern california, yale university, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 134K
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: strip club, nightclub, dancing, dancer, stripper, nightlife, friendship, male nudity, drugs/alcohol, male stripper, clubbing, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%