Movies like Mallrats

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Mallrats (1995)
 7.2
 108K
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, surprise ending, gross out humor, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slacker, farce, shopping, bandleader, marijuana, friendship, rivalry, loser, shopping mall, buddies, twentysomething life, sex, game show, coming of age, suburbs, 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 realistic, humorous, semi serious and funny films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, mentor, friendship, pornography, love and romance and brutality mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Mallrats: Clerks II (2006), Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002), Clerks (1994), Chasing Amy (1997), Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 124K
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, loser, workplace, everyday life, cult, drugs/alcohol, buddies, rock, workplace romance, store, workplace situations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, buddies, student life, youth, strong sexual content, sex, party, college life, drinking, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 200K
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, convenience store, male friendship, hockey, cult, funeral, anger, jealousy, death, everyday life, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.3
 125K
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: talky, touching, semi serious, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, bisexuality, sexuality, romance, jealousy, opposites attract, friendship, unlikely relationship, couple relations, twentysomething life, break up, philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, talky, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stoners, hitchhiker, hollywood, on the road, monkey actor, chase, robbery, lesbian, theft, buddies, experiment, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, california, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, dream, space opera, romance, friends, couple relations, twentysomething life, battles, love and romance, toys, star trek ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, sexual, talky ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: pornography, strong sexual content, porn, best friends, romance, filmmaking, love of one's life, small town, fall in love, sexual attraction, sexual activity, adult filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, romance, best friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 4.5
 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, masturbation, dating, 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 ⇓
49%
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: humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: teen comedy, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: opposites attract, odd couple, love and romance, self esteem, pilot, buddies, couple relations, dating, culture clash, crumbling relationship, young people, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa, new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 20K
100 Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This sexy, teen-comedy is about a freshman, Matthew, at college who meets his dream girl in a dorm elevator during a blackout. He never sees her face, but instantly falls in love. In the morning, the power is restored, but the "dream girl" ...
Style: humorous, sexy, talky, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: elevator, college, youth, love and romance, cross dressing, battle of the sexes, romance, fall in love, college life, sex, teen sex comedy, voyeur ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: summer camp, camp, looking for sex, 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 ⇓
48%
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, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: on the road, roommate, friendship, nightclub, disorder, clubbing, romance, fall in love, buddies, marriage, opposites attract, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
 2K
Spring Break (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two sets of two college guys spend a spring break together in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There they have lots of fun in and out of the sun.
Style: humorous, not serious, sexual, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spring break, drinking, romance, college, buddies, on the road, teenager, school, prank, looking for sex, sexual relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 900
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, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: urban, battle of the sexes, comedy of errors, twentysomething life, romance, friendship, nothing goes right, love and romance, couples, friends, best friends, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 34K
The To Do List (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Feeling pressured to become more sexually experienced before she goes to college, Brandy Klark makes a list of things to accomplish before hitting campus in the fall.
Style: sexual, humorous, sexy, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: virginity, looking for sex, sex, first sex, masturbation, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, college life, strong sexual content, best friends, sexuality, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Seeing Other People (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two months shy of their wedding, a couple decide to allow each other last flings until their wedding.
Style: witty, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, marriage, romance, fall in love, suburbs, love and romance, couples, family relations, single parent, couple relations, suburban life, sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: harvard university, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 8K
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, battle of the sexes, urban, blind date, date, sexuality, looking for sex, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, urban, twentysomething life, partners, society, friends, social misfits, dialogue driven, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 12K
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, sex, violence, party, alcohol, best friends, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
You, Me and Dupree (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After standing in as best man for his longtime friend Carl Petersen, Randy Dupree loses his job, becomes a barfly and attaches himself to the newlywed couple almost permanently -- as their houseguest. But the longer Dupree camps out on their couch, ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: workaholic, friends, love and romance, couple relations, nothing goes right, disorder, best friend, wedding, prank, school teacher, drinking, masturbation ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
I Love You, Don't Touch Me! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a 25 year old virgin girl, looking for the right boyfriend, not realizing that "the one" has been next to her for many years.
Style: sexy, sexual, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, looking for love, betrayal, love and romance, couples, best friends, love triangle, friends, virginity, female nudity, bare breasts ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 60K
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, death of wife, death, relationships, love story, seduction, family drama, honest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Addicted to Love (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Good-natured astronomer Sam is devastated when the love of his life, Linda, leaves him for a suave Frenchman named Anton. He therefore does what every other normal dumpee would do; go to New York and set up home in the abandoned building opposite ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, revenge, stalking, romance, astronomer, unlikely couple, obsession, vengeance, battle of the sexes, urban, break-up, jealousy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 42K
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, urban, introspection, roommate, fictional tv show, unemployed, cabriolet, yuppie, looking for love, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The House Bunny (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shelley is living a carefree life until a rival gets her tossed out of the Playboy Mansion. With nowhere to go, fate delivers her to the sorority girls from Zeta Alpha Zeta. Unless they can sign a new pledge class, the seven socially clueless women ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: college life, college, love and romance, friendship, sorority, friends, makeover, coming of age, fall in love, rivalry, youth, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, friendship, looking for sex, singleness, male friendship, twentysomething life, buddies, romance, verbal byplay, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
About Last Night... (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.
Style: sentimental, talky, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, new year's eve, softball, romance, best friends, urban, battle of the sexes, relationship problems, couple relations, looking for love, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: nerd, duck, paperboy, suicide attempt, skiing, machismo, christmas, young lovers, coming of age, romance, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 958
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: humorous, semi serious, witty, talky, realistic ...
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 ⇓
41%
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