Movies like Mallrats

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Mallrats (1995)
 7.1
 116K
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: humorous, talky, cynical, semi serious, entertaining, witty, realistic, cult film, surprise ending, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slacker, shopping mall, friendship, marijuana, farce, youth, love and romance, troublemaker, loser, rivalry, absurdism, life philosophy, shopping, bandleader, silent man, drugs, suburbs, friends, partners, crumbling relationship, young people, buddies, social misfits, dumped, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, london

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Most similar movies to Mallrats

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and semi serious films with plots about love and romance, mentor, dialogue, brutality, friends, storytelling and stereotypes mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Mallrats: Clerks (1994), Clerks II (2006), Chasing Amy (1997), Reality Bites (1994), Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 211K
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: cult film, witty, clever, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: everyday life, satire, friendship, slacker, workplace, friendship between men, sarcasm, anger, funeral, jealousy, hockey, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 130K
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, witty, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, everyday life, loser, slacker, workplace, geek, partners, buddies, social misfits, deadend life, fall in love, petty job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 132K
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, twists and turns, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: sexuality, jealousy, bisexuality, unlikely relationship, opposites attract, lesbian, twentysomething life, couple relations, friendship, romance, break up, breakup ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 46K
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: realistic, talky, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, love triangle, romance, roommate, ambition, young lovers, twentysomething life, looking for love, graduation, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, houston texas, texas, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, light, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: college, teen sex comedy, college life, student life, flirting, strong sexual content, youth, opposites attract, party, buddies, drinking, drinking alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, ironic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, dream, star trek, satire, stereotypes, lifestyle, obsession, love triangle, addiction, romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, hollywood, hitchhiker, film within a film, monkey actor, friendship, escapades, drug dealing, heist, encounter, obsessive quest, movie business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, california, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: sex comedy, sexual, feel good, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: pornography, porn, strong sexual content, pornographic video, adult filmmaking, romance, best friends, filmmaking, platonic, sexual activity, small town, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: humorous, semi serious, sexy, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friends, teenager, school, love and romance, teenage love, girls' boarding school, teen sex comedy, youth, buddies, misfit, lifestyle, high school life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, sorority, farce, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, twentysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, party, spring break, drinking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, feel good, funny, harsh ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: summer camp, lifeguard, rescue, looking for sex, love triangle, farce, teenage love, workplace romance, opposites attract, save the day, danger, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: italy, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, college, coming of age, graduation, lifestyle, buddies, twentysomething life, drinking, drinking alcohol, party, roommate, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, prague, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 21K
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: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teen sex comedy, cross dressing, elevator, man disguised as a woman, college, fall in love, youth, love and romance, college life, obsession, battle of the sexes, romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, clever, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: stalking, astronomer, romance, vengeance, love triangle, battle of the sexes, obsession, love, love and romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, breakup ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: workaholic, nothing goes right, couple relations, friends, love and romance, masturbation, disorder, stupidity, best friend, wedding, homeless, school teacher ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Splinterheads (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SPLINTERHEADS introduces Thomas Middleditch as Justin Frost, a twenty-something slacker whose “thing” is that he has no “thing” at all. When a small-time carnival rolls into town, he meets Galaxy (Rachael Taylor), a gorgeous con artist, or ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: carnival, buddies, friends, love triangle, fall in love, young lovers, love and romance, lifestyle, small town, cons and scams, wooing, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 1K
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, suspense, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, farce, nothing goes right, betrayal, gender, lifestyle, wedding, friends, disorder, couples, romance, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: sorority, rivalry, college, friends, youth, playboy, college life, female friendship, love and romance, friendship, makeover, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 5.8
 120K
Hall Pass (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When best buds Rick and Fred begin to show signs of restlessness at home, their wives take a bold approach to revitalize their marriages: they grant the guys a "hall pass", one week of freedom to do whatever they want. At first, it seems ...
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, light, visually appealing ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: looking for sex, friends, marital problem, adultery, midlife crisis, infidelity, masturbation, lifestyle, couple relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), male objectification, wife husband relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, massachusetts, atlanta georgia, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 84K
Sex Drive (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A high school senior drives cross-country with his best friends to hook up with a babe he met online.
Style: humorous, not serious, road movie, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: road trip, loss of virginity, looking for sex, friendship, virginity, high school, on the road, farce, coming of age, looking for love, hitchhiker, shyness ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 4K
Haggard (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the true story about Ryan Dunn (played by himself) and his ex-girlfriend Glauren and how she cheated on him. After the break up Glauren is rumored to have been hooking up with heavy metal Hellboy. Ryan enlists the help of his friends Valo ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ex girlfriend, sexual humor, friendship, vengeance, infidelity, love and romance, obsessive quest, buddies, dishonesty, break up, breakup, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Sweetest Thing (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 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, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, wedding, buddies, disorder, opposites attract, fall in love, roommate, romance, looking for love, love and romance, best friends, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.0
 6K
Lost & Found (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A comedy about finding your true love at any price. Dylan Ramsey resorts to snatching his beautiful neighbor's dog so he can spend time with her while they go on a phantom dog hunt. Succeeding in his plan, Dylan goes to return the pooch, only ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: restaurant, neighbor, romance, dog, love and romance, buddies, opposites attract, friendship, unfulfilled love, looking for love, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.0
 3K
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, sexy, realistic, erotic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spring break, college, teenager, romance, drinking, drinking alcohol, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, student life, teenage life, nightlife, school ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.8
 343
Stonerville (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Troy "Slam" Slamsky loses his girl, love makes a wake-up call and he finds success in the world of online advertising with some hysterical twists on an old theme. Finding a new love who understands his vision sets Slam free to do what ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, couples, friendship, lifestyle, ambition, youth, couple relations, fall in love, sexual content, love and romance, romance, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, feel good, semi serious, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, friendship, eviction, romance, island, disorder, nothing goes right, buddies, youth, love and romance, escapades, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Taj Mahal Badalandabad leaves Coolidge College behind for the halls of Camford University in England, where he looks to continue his education, and teach an uptight student how to make the most out of her academic career.
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, party, college, lifestyle, culture clash, friendship, looking for sex, youth, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), nerd, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, sexy, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, wedding, adultery, love and romance, couple relations, romance, couples, family relations, sex, fiance fiancee relationship, friendship, marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: harvard university, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Recent MIT grad Matt Franklin should be well on his way to a successful career at a Fortune 500 company, but instead he rebels against maturity by taking a job at a video store. Matt rethinks his position when his unrequited high-school crush, Tori, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friends, party, profanity, best friend, proposal, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, grownups, becoming an adult, slacker, college graduate, sister ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 63K
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, romantic, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: single father, father daughter relationship, starting over, family life, love and romance, death of wife, death, family relations, childbirth, seduction, relationships, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%