Movies like Mallrats

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Mallrats (1995)
 7.2
 107K
Mallrats (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Both dumped by their girlfriends, two best friends seek refuge in the local mall.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, cynical, comic, gross out humor, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slacker, farce, bandleader, shopping, marijuana, friendship, rivalry, loser, shopping mall, buddies, twentysomething life, game show, sex, suburbs, coming of age, love and romance, partners, youth, friends, social misfits, male nudity, troublemaker, crumbling relationship, young people, encounter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about friends, friendship, love and romance, romance, mentor, dialogue and couples mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Mallrats: Clerks II (2006), Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002), Clerks (1994), Chasing Amy (1997), Free Enterprise (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.4
 122K
Clerks II (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A calamity at Dante and Randall's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional Disney-McDonald's-style fast-food empire.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, everyday life, loser, workplace, cult, drugs/alcohol, buddies, rock, workplace romance, store, workplace situations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
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100%
Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Van Wilder has been attending college for far too many years and is scared to graduate, but Van’s father eventually realizes what is going on. When he stops paying his son's tuition fees, Van must come up with the money if he wants to stay in ...
Style: humorous, sexy, funny, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, opposites attract, flirting, college life, buddies, student life, youth, strong sexual content, sex, party, drinking, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 197K
Clerks (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Convenience and video store clerks Dante and Randal are sharp-witted, potty-mouthed and bored out of their minds. So in between needling customers, the counter jockeys play hockey on the roof, visit a funeral home and deal with their love lives.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, cynical, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, workplace, everyday life, convenience store, male friendship, hockey, cult, funeral, anger, jealousy, death, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.3
 123K
Chasing Amy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything is going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.
Style: clever, talky, realistic, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, sexuality, menage a trois, bisexuality, romance, hockey, sexual exploration, jealousy, opposites attract, self discovery, love of one's life, best friend ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Free Enterprise (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Young filmmakers trying to hawk a movie titled "Bradykillers" about a serial killer who goes after victims Marcia, Jan, and Cindy meet their screen idol, William Shatner. The two young men, who idolize him and in their fantasies have seen ...
Style: talky, clever, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couples, space opera, dream, romance, friends, couple relations, twentysomething life, battles, love and romance, toys, star trek ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Jay and Silent Bob learn that their comic-book alter egos, Bluntman and Chronic, have been sold to Hollywood as part of a big-screen movie that leaves them out of any royalties, the pair travels to Tinseltown to sabotage the production.
Style: humorous, clever, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stoners, hitchhiker, hollywood, theft, on the road, monkey actor, chase, drug dealing, lesbian, child abuse, gay slur, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, utah, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously ...
Style: sexual, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pornography, strong sexual content, porn, friendship, romance, debt, roommate, actor, snow, party, jealousy, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 4K
Whipped (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three to one may sound like fairly good odds, but it depends on the game. When the "one" is one very irresistible woman and the "three" are three hopelessly smitten guys, the deck is pretty stacked. In the battle of the sexes, ...
Style: humorous, sexual, twists and turns, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: strong sexual content, dating, masturbation, romance, buddies, femme fatale, battle of the sexes, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance, couples, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: college, friendship, coming of age, buddies, twentysomething life, urban, partners, society, friends, social misfits, drinking, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, milwaukee wisconsin, prague czechoslovakia, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The setting is Camp Firewood, the year 1981. It's the last day before everyone goes back to the real world, but there's still a summer's worth of unfinished business to resolve. At the center of the action is camp director Beth, who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: summer camp, looking for sex, camp, farce, rescue, love triangle, save the day, adolescence, teenage love, workplace romance, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: maine, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: school, high school, friends, teenager, bikini, voyeur, voyeurism, sex, college, coming of age, boarding school, best friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 946
Little City (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Best friends Adam and Kevin have a lot in common. Probably too much! In fact, Kevin is carrying on a torrid affair with Adam's girlfriend, Nina, on the side! And if this triangle wasn't crowded enough, the arrival of a seductive newcomer ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, buddies, romance, couple relations, looking for love, urban, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, city life, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 7K
Booty Call (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Rushon is sexually pent-up and ready to take thing things to the next level with his girlfriend, Nikki. But when he calls for a date, she asks to make it a double -- bringing along her brash friend Lysterine, whom Rushon sets up with his lewd buddy, ...
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: best friend, friendship, strong sexual content, buddies, romance, urban, battle of the sexes, date, sexuality, blind date, looking for sex, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 2K
Now You Know (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the eve of his bachelor party, a man learns his fiancee wants to call off the wedding. The unmarried couple returns to New Jersey to sort out their relationship.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: airplane, love and romance, couples, romance, friends, best friends, buddies, crumbling marriage, breakup, family relations, gay, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Just a Little Harmless Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Just a Little Harmless Sex examines a young married couple that faces a serious break-up when the husband is caught committing adultery with a prostitute.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, farce, teenager, infidelity, looking for love, romance, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, buddies, prostitute, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 11K
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: romance, friends, high school, punk, coming of age, friendship, violence, sex, alcohol, party, best friends, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Sweetest Thing (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Christina's love life is stuck in neutral. After years of avoiding the hazards of a meaningful relationship, one night while club-hopping with her girlfriends, she meets Peter, her perfect match. Fed up with playing games, she finally gets the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, gross out humor ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: disorder, on the road, friendship, roommate, nightclub, clubbing, romance, fall in love, buddies, marriage, opposites attract, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 3K
Bongwater (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: David (Luke Wilson) is an artist and a pothead. He's fallen in love with the beautiful and sexy Serena (Alicia Witt), and things are going simply splendidly until poor David's house burns down. Serena doesn't need the bad vibes, so ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching
Plot: marijuana, drug use, city life, urban, romance, buddies, drug abuse, twentysomething life, stoners, friends, love and romance, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, new york, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.6
 5K
Heart & Soul (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 1956: The shy Jonathan's luck with girls changes when he wins the rebellious Gene as a friend in his last year of high school. Gene is adored by many girls and manages to teach Jonathan a few lessons. Gene himself would rather just be with one ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, youth, first love, college, buddies, young lovers, romance, teenager, sex, rebel, opposites attract, small town ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Spring Breakdown (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three women in their thirties head to a popular Spring Break destination and try to relive the Spring Break they never had.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, farce, island, beach, thirtysomething life, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, love and romance, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
She's Out of My League (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When he starts dating drop-dead gorgeous Molly, insecure airport security agent Kirk can't believe it. As his friends and family share their doubts about the relationship lasting, Kirk does everything he can to avoid losing Molly forever.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teen comedy, chick flick, teens
Plot: opposites attract, odd couple, love and romance, airport security, insecurity, confidence, romance, self esteem, pilot, dating, culture clash, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa, new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 59K
Jersey Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ollie Trinke is a young, suave music publicist who seems to have it all, with a new wife and a baby on the way. But life deals him a bum hand when he's suddenly faced with single fatherhood, a defunct career and having to move in with his ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: starting over, single father, family life, love and romance, father daughter relationship, romance, death of wife, death, relationships, love story, seduction, family drama ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, eviction, romance, fall in love, cartoonist, island, love and romance, youth, disorder, friends, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.6
 40K
Reality Bites (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A small circle of friends suffering from post-collegiate blues must confront the hard truth about life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. As they struggle to map out survival guides for the future, the Gen-X quartet soon begins to realize ...
Style: clever, realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, romance, best friends, introspection, urban, roommate, cabriolet, unemployed, yuppie, fictional tv show, looking for love, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Naked in New York (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Naked in New York begins in the car of grown up Jake, he is talking to us about his girlfriend, Joanne, (watch for the facial expressions) and to whom you can turn to for help while facing life ('your parents, nyaa, I don't think ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, showbiz, college, fall in love, city life, romance, urban, actor's life, writer's life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Better Off Dead... (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lane Meyer is obsessed with his girlfriend Beth and is crushed when she falls for the new captain of the ski team, Roy. After several failed suicide attempts, narrow escapes from the relentless paper boy, and nearly unbearable dinners at home with ...
Style: surreal, offbeat, dark humor, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: paperboy, duck, nerd, suicide attempt, skiing, machismo, christmas, young lovers, coming of age, romance, teenage life, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Since You've Been Gone (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a 10th anniversary High School reunion, told through the eyes of a doctor who was humiliated on graduation day by being badly beaten up by a fellow graduate.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, high school, reunion, psychopath, couple relations, romance, looking for love, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, student life, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.0
 877
Sprung (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two pairs of best friends - Montel & Clyde and Brandy & Adina meet at the party, where Clyde makes Adina think he is very rich and gets her into bed the same evening. When Adina finds out that she's been fooled, she becomes ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, urban, battle of the sexes, twentysomething life, romance, friendship, nothing goes right, love and romance, couples, friends, best friends, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
That Awkward Moment (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Best pals Jason and Daniel indulge in casual flings and revel in their carefree, unattached lives. After learning that the marriage of their friend Mikey is over, they gladly welcome him back into their circle. The three young men make a pact to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, romantic, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, looking for sex, singleness, twentysomething life, friendship, male friendship, buddies, romance, verbal byplay, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 73K
Heathers (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.
Style: dark humor, cynical, biting, clever, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, diary, teenage love, teenage life, suicide, clique, high school life, cult, friendship, hippie, anti conformity, gay slur ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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