Movies like The New Guy

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The New Guy (2002)
 5.9
 31K
The New Guy (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nerdy high school senior Dizzy Harrison has finally gotten lucky -- after purposely getting expelled, he takes lessons in 'badass cool' from a convict and enrolls at a new school. But can he keep up the ruse?
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining, realistic, sexy, idiotic, melancholic, suspense
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, high school, buddies, misfit, goofy hero, starting over, high school life, cheerleading, teenage love, prison, romance, teenager, underdog, drugs/alcohol, mentor, popularity, stereotypes, stupidity, adolescence, bullying, father son relationship, love and romance, parody, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to The New Guy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and funny films with plots about youth, teenage life, high school, high school life, stereotypes, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The New Guy: Not Another Teen Movie (2001), Fired Up! (2009), Encino Man (1992), The DUFF (2015), Clueless (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a bet, a gridiron hero at John Hughes High School sets out to turn a bespectacled plain Jane into a beautiful and popular prom queen in this outrageous send-up of the teen movie genre.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, high school, cheerleading, opposites attract, prom, strong sexual content, couple relations, teenage love, stupidity, stereotypes, teenager, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 40K
Fired Up! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 2 Guys. 300 Girls. You Do the Math. The two most popular guys in high school decide to ditch football camp for cheerleader camp. For the girls and for the glory.
Style: sexy, humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleading, high school, football, cheerleader, rivalry, buddies, womanizer, looking for sex, teenage life, love and romance, youth, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 34K
Encino Man (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: High school misfits Stoney and Dave discover a long-frozen primeval man from the past in their back yard. But the thawed-out Link, as the boys have named him, quickly becomes a wild card in the teens' already zany Southern California lives. ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, fish out of water, prom, school, college life, high school life, cavemen, frozen alive, teenage life, college, misfit, youth ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 71K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, high school, high school life, youth, adolescence, best friends, friends, friendship, social relations, teenager, popularity, physical appearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This wacky prequel to the 1994 blockbuster goes back to the lame-brained Harry and Lloyd's days as classmates at a Rhode Island high school, where the unprincipled principal puts the pair in remedial courses as part of a scheme to fleece the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, goofy hero, social misfits, buddies, best friends, partners, disorder, obsessive quest, dumb, misfit, family, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: defector, vacation, farce, frame up, nerd, buddies, college, goofy hero, social misfits, prank, college life, student life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 147K
Clueless (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, not serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage love, opposites attract, high school life, fashion, teenage life, youth, couples, popularity, love and romance, coming of age, shopping mall ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school dance, misfit, buddies, social misfits, high school, underdog, small town, eccentric family, teenage life, goofy hero, high school life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa, utah, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.8
 76K
She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: cinderella story, high school life, teenage love, teenager, love and romance, social misfits, bet, romance, fall in love, young lovers, teenage life, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 78K
Bring It On (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has got spirit, spunk, sass and a killer routine that's sure to land them the national championship trophy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cheerleader, cheerleading, sport, high school, rivalry, friendship, hip hop, sport team, ambition, teenager, competition, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 343K
American Pie (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a high-school party, four friends find that losing their collective virginity isn't as easy as they had thought. But they still believe that they need to do so before college. To motivate themselves, they enter a pact to all ...
Style: sexual, humorous, realistic, funny, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: looking for sex, virginity, teenage life, party, teenager, teenage love, strong sexual content, graduation, coming of age, high school life, masturbation, voyeurism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Style: talky, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, teenager, teenage love, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood, introspection, high school life, coming of age, friendship, misfit, hopes, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 18K
Mean Girls 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around a new high school student, Jo (Meaghan Martin) , who agrees to befriend an outcast, Abby (Jennifer Stone), at the urging of Abby's wealthy father in exchange for paying all of Jo's costs for the college of her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school life, teenage life, social misfits, friends, teachers and students, misfit, high school, best friends, youth, high school hunk, social relations, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.6
 468K
Superbad (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: High school best buddies are facing separation anxiety as they prepare to go off to college. While attempting to score alcohol for a party with help from a fake ID-toting friend, the guys' evening takes a turn into chaotic territory.
Style: humorous, absurd, idiotic, funny, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, boys' night, date night
Plot: teenage life, adolescence, looking for sex, party, friendship, youth, teenager, social awkwardness, obsessive quest, one night, plan gone awry, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.4
 43K
Vampires Suck (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Becca, an anxious, non-vampire teen is torn between two boys. Before she can choose, Becca must get around her controlling father, who embarrasses Becca by treating her like a child. Meanwhile, Becca's friends contend with their own romantic ...
Style: humorous, exciting, idiotic, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: vampire, prom, parody, teenage life, love triangle, youth, supernatural, werewolf, good versus evil, high school, teenage love, vampire human love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
High School U.S.A. (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in a senior high school class, J.J. (Michael J. Fox) pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique which culminates in a race at the end of the movie between the two rivals in this light comedy.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, sitcom, buddies, teenage love, school, college, college life, high school life, island, teenage life, stoners, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A transfer student at a rough high school tries joining the cheer-leading squad and finds that she not only has to face off against the head cheerleader, but also against her former school in preparation for a cheer-off competition.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, slang ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleading, high school, cheerleader, sport, high school life, friendship, dance, school, rivalry, hip hop, fish out of water, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 10K
Geek Charming (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dylan Schoenfield is the pink princess of the upscale Los Angeles Woodlands Academy. She has the coolest boyfriend, the most popular friends, and a brand-new it bag that everyone covets. But when she accidentally tosses her Serge Sanchez bag into a ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, opposites attract, high school life, high school, popularity, youth, friendship, social relations, friends, peer pressure, beauty pageant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, teen comedy ...
Plot: opposites attract, high school, unlikely couple, teenage love, high school life, love and romance, teenage life, fall in love, wooing, youth, boyfriend, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 8K
Dirty Deeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An American Pie-like teen comedy in which a high school senior tries to become the first student in years to complete the Dirty Deeds, an outrageous series of challenges that must be completed by the Homecoming banquet at 9 a.m.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, prank, cheerleader, stadium, bully, party, challenge, homecoming, vandalism, masturbation, teacher, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ― and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: high school, teenage love, high school life, friendship, couple relations, couples, friends, buddies, high school hunk, love and romance, prom, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, chick flick
Plot: switching roles, teenager, high school, body swapping, battle of the sexes, gender bending, love and romance, parents and children, school, popularity, romance, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 6K
Expelled (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Felix (Cameron Dallas) is a legendary prankster who gets expelled from his high school and, with his friend’s help, stops at nothing to hide it from his parents.
Style: witty, cynical, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, youth, power relations, friends, student, prankster, social relations, disorder, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A valedictorian's declaration of love for a high-school cheerleader launches a night of revelry, reflection and romance for a group of graduating seniors.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: cheerleader, teenager, teenage love, love and romance, friends, unlikely couple, fall in love, couple relations, high school, youth, opposites attract, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
John Tucker Must Die (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After discovering they are all dating the same same guy, three popular students from different cliques band together for revenge, so they enlist the help of a new gal in town and conspire to break the jerk's heart, while destroying his ...
Style: humorous, romantic, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, womanizer, high school life, revenge, high school, popularity, basketball, romance, wooing, manipulation, teenage life, lie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 82K
The Hot Chick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Not only is Jessica Spencer the most popular girl in school -- she is also the meanest. But things change for the attractive teen when a freak accident involving a cursed pair of earrings and a chance encounter at a gas station causes her to switch ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, teenage life, switching roles, prom, high school, gender bending, high school life, love and romance, cheerleading, rivalry, friends, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 1st century b.c., 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 12K
Sugar & Spice (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Jack and Diane find themselves in an unexpected adult situation, the A-Squad comes to their rescue. In order to help their friend Diane, the A-Squad goes where no cheerleader has gone before: taking on a little after-school project known as ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleader, bank, robbery, friendship, cheerleading, pregnancy, heist, rebel, love, money, mask ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Slap Her, She's French! (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Welcome to Splendona High School, Texas, where football players, cheerleaders and beauty queens rule the hallways. And Starla Grady, the most popular girl in school, is on top of it all. That is, at least until Genevieve LePlouff, a French foreign ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleader, high school, high school life, school, unfulfilled love, fish out of water, youth, popularity, best friends, culture clash, young lovers, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, france, europe, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
 50K
LOL (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, romantic, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, teenage life, best friends, high school life, youth, friends, high school, coming of age, friendship, parents and children, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 173K
Project X (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three high school seniors throw a party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: party, when the parents are away, buddies, looking for sex, youth, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, friends, student, strong sexual content, high school life, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%