Movies like The New Guy

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The New Guy
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: high school, teenager, friendship, mentor, misfit, goofy hero, starting over, buddies, romance, stereotypes, stupidity, high school life, prison, adolescence, cheerleading, bullying, underdog, parody, teenage love, transformation, drugs/alcohol, popularity, father son relationship, school, geek ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles
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Superbad
Comedy
USA
113 min.
 7.6
Mean Girls
Comedy
USA, Canada
97 min.
 7.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, realistic and not serious films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, high school, stereotypes and youth mostly in Comedy, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like The New Guy: Not Another Teen Movie (2001), American Pie (1999), Fired Up! (2009), Dirty Deeds (2005), Mean Girls (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Not Another Teen Movie
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, funny, feel good, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, high school, teenager, adolescence, stupidity, stereotypes, opposites attract, dumb, couple relations, teenage love, cheerleading, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
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 7.0
 343K
American Pie
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: humorous, funny, sexual, gross out humor, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night
Plot: virginity, coming of age, teenager, looking for sex, adolescence, teen sex comedy, high school, teenage sexuality, male nudity, friendship, graduation, sexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: michigan, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
 6.2
 40K
Fired Up!
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: high school, cheerleading, football, camp, buddies, womanizer, sex, male nudity, looking for sex, teenage life, love and romance, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   100%
 
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Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd
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, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dumb, friendship, goofy hero, social misfits, best friends, buddies, partners, family, disorder, obsessive quest, destiny, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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System:   43%
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 5.8
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Dirty Deeds
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, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, teacher, prank, cheerleader, buddies, stadium, teenage life, stereotypes, cheerleading, school, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 2000s
Place: california
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    User:   38%
 
 7.0
 287K
Mean Girls
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Style: humorous, funny, light, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, popularity, fish out of water, manipulation, adolescence, friendship, stereotypes, rivalry, betrayal, adaptation, teenager, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: africa, usa, california
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    User:   38%
 
 5.7
 34K
Encino Man
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: feel good, not serious, humorous, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, school, fish out of water, teenager, prom, college life, high school life, teenage life, dumb, geek, teenagers, college ...
Time: prehistory, 80s, prehistoric times
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   42%
    User:   100%
 
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 4.8
 6K
Barely Legal
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenager Deacon works at a video shop, and his buddies, Fred and Matt, sell the bootleg porno films he acquires. Deacon gets fired, but the pals have the bright idea of filming their own Internet porn flick in order to make money and become more ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, pornography, nothing goes right, stupidity, male nudity, sexuality, looking for sex, road trip, dumb, teenager, nudity (topless - notable), parody ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
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System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
 5.8
 76K
She's All That
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, sweet, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: teenager, romance, cinderella story, popularity, high school life, character change, change of heart, friendship, stereotypes, teenage love, coming of age, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
 6.5
 68K
The DUFF
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, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, teenage life, high school life, teenagers, adolescence, stereotypes, youth, unlikely friendships, best friends, friends, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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System:   35%
    User:   37%
 
 6.5
 114K
Accepted
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, high school, drinking, beer, college life, teenager, cons and scams, road trip, stereotypes, teacher, youth, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, yale university, ohio, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
License to Drive
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Teenager Les Anderson thinks his life can't get any worse after he flunks his driver's exam, but he's wrong. Even though he didn't receive his license, Les refuses to break his date with the cool Mercedes Lane, and he decides to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenager, buddies, teenage life, nothing goes right, youth, dreams, cars, chase, disorder, friends, teenagers ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, new jersey
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System:   33%
    User:   36%
 
 6.4
 117K
Billy Madison
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, high school, teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, farce, stupidity, dumb, fish out of water, destiny, love and romance, beer, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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System:   33%
    User:   31%
 
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Sorority Boys
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends who head the Social Committee in a frat house, called KOK (Kappa Omicron Kappa), are charged with stealing money their fraternity has been saving for a cocktail cruise at the end of the semester, the one that guarantees them a spot at ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: cross dressing, sorority, college, buddies, stereotypes, hidden identity, farce, student life, fish out of water, comedy of errors, stupidity, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
 6.0
 78K
Bring It On
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: entertaining, feel good, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cheerleading, friendship, sport, competition, rivalry, sport team, teenager, ambition, adolescence, fall in love, hip hop, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, florida, san diego california
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System:   31%
    User:   28%
 
Porky's II: The Next Day
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the students of Angel Beach High decide to stage "An Evening With Shakespeare," their efforts are threatened by Miss Balbricker, who views the works of Shakespeare as obscene. She enlists the help of Reverend Bubba Flavel, a religious ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, school, male nudity, revenge, prank, sex, rebelliousness, teenage love, nudity (topless - notable), pornography, high school life, ninja ...
Time: 80s, 1950s
Place: florida, usa
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System:   31%
    User:   32%
 
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise
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: college, buddies, island, nerds, revenge, goofy hero, social misfits, stereotypes, prank, mentor, college life, defector ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, campus
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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two not-too-bright party girls reinvent themselves for their high school reunion. Armed with a borrowed Jaguar, new clothes and the story of their success as the inventors of Post-It notes, Romy and Michele descend on their alma mater, but their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, friendship, fashion, geek, prom, best friends, revenge, switching roles, stupidity, unlikely friendships, teenagers, cheerleading ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa, california, new jersey, tucson arizona
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System:   30%
    User:   29%
 
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Revenge of the Nerds
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, underdog, vengeance, beer, revenge, chase, teenager, buddies, nerds, high school, stereotypes, bullying ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, tucson arizona
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System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
Kickin' It Old Skool
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "Kickin' It Old Skool" revolves around a 12-year-old breakdancer, who in 1986 hits his head while performing at a talent show and as a result is comatose for 20 years. He awakens to find he is a grown man. With the mind and experience ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, dancer's life, high school, goofy hero, parody, dance, fish out of water, lame, ambition, stupidity, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
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System:   27%
    User:   24%
 
 5.6
 12K
Sugar & Spice
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, dark humor, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, crime, teenager, pregnancy, friendship, heist, school, robbery, bank, bank robbery, cheerleading, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: kansas, usa
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System:   27%
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All I Wanna Do
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: If there's one thing this wild group of friends at an all-girls high school has learned, it's how to get what they want! So when word leaks out that their school is about to merge with an all-boys academy, some of the students strike ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: boarding school, school, high school, coming of age, friendship, teenager, male nudity, teacher, virginity, buddies, rebellion, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s, year 1963
Place: tokyo, new jersey, new york state
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System:   27%
    User:   25%
 
 6.2
 34K
Porky's
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to lose their virginity which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.
Style: humorous, sexy, not serious, funny, sexual ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, virginity, teenager, school, sex, coming of age, vengeance, male nudity, revenge, teacher, beer, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 50s, 1950s, year 1954
Place: florida, miami, usa
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System:   26%
    User:   29%
 
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 3.4
 43K
Vampires Suck
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, idiotic, absurd, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, vampire, vampire human love, love triangle, stupidity, prom, werewolf, teenage life, youth, supernatural, good versus evil, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, brazil
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System:   26%
    User:   28%
 
Couples Retreat
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Four couples, all friends, descend on a tropical island resort. Though one husband and wife are there to work on their marriage, the others just want to enjoy some fun in the sun. They soon find, however, that paradise comes at a price: ...
Style: humorous, funny, romantic, absurd, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: marriage, couple relations, island, romance, couples therapy, divorce, farce, resort, multiple storylines, friendship, crumbling marriage, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, tahiti, chicago illinois
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System:   26%
    User:   31%
 
 6.6
 178K
EuroTrip
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Scott learns that his longtime cyber-buddy from Berlin is a gorgeous young woman, he and his friends embark on a trip across Europe.
Style: humorous, funny, road movie, entertaining, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: road trip, comedy of errors, obsessive quest, culture clash, adventure, nothing goes right, buddies, stupidity, stereotypes, youth, adolescence, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: germany, europe, cross country, belgium, slovakia ...
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System:   26%
    User:   24%
 
The Inbetweeners Movie
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: High school graduation just wouldn’t be complete without an un-chaperoned, uninhibited and unforgettable final holiday. At least that’s what Will, Jay, Simon and Neil think when they book a two-week stay on an exotic Greek island. As their ...
Style: sexual, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: holiday, friendship, adolescence, coming of age, male nudity, drugs/alcohol, rock, buddies, teenager, drinking, looking for sex, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, greece
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System:   25%
    User:   25%
 
 7.6
 468K
Superbad
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, talky, realistic, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: friendship, teenager, high school, coming of age, adolescence, school, geek, police, obsessive quest, drugs, party, virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, hawaii
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System:   25%
    User:   28%
 

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