Movies like The New Guy

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The New Guy (2002)
 5.9
 32K
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, entertaining, realistic, sexy, idiotic, melancholic, suspense
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, teenage love, starting over, goofy hero, high school life, high school, cheerleading, misfit, buddies, teenagers, romance, teenager, prison, friends, drugs/alcohol, popularity, mentor, underdog, cheerleader, makeover, father son relationship, stereotypes, stupidity, adolescence, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles

Most similar movies to The New Guy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and idiotic films with plots about high school, youth, friends, mentor, dialogue, school and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The New Guy: Not Another Teen Movie (2001), Fired Up! (2009), Encino Man (1992), Drillbit Taylor (2008), The DUFF (2015). 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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, high school, prom, teenage love, cheerleading, couple relations, opposites attract, teenager, strong sexual content, stupidity, stereotypes, teen sex comedy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: frame up, nerd, defector, farce, vacation, college, college life, youth, rivalry, prank, friendship, underdog ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 40K
Fired Up! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
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: not serious, feel good, witty, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleading, high school, cheerleader, football, rivalry, buddies, teenage life, contests and competitions, looking for sex, teenage love, womanizer, plan gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, fish out of water, prom, school, teenage life, buddies, college life, hidden identity, friends, goofy hero, social misfits, college ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s, stone age, prehistoric
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Drillbit Taylor (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully, not realising he is just a homeless beggar and petty thief looking for some easy cash.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, teacher, friendship, bodyguard, high school life, protector, self defense, young heroes, youth, loser, parent child relationship, school bus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, campus, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 75K
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, funny, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: high school, youth, teenage life, high school life, teenager, best friends, adolescence, friends, friendship, popularity, social relations, high school student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, best friends, social misfits, goofy hero, buddies, disorder, partners, obsessive quest, misfit, dumb, high school, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 80K
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleading, cheerleader, high school, rivalry, sport, teenager, friendship, hip hop, sport team, ambition, competition, cheating ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 176K
Project X (2012)
Genre: Comedy
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, realistic, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: party, when the parents are away, teenager, buddies, looking for sex, youth, drugs/alcohol, student, popularity, friends, teenage life, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pasadena california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 77K
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, sentimental, humorous, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, high school life, bet, fall in love, social misfits, cinderella story, teenager, teenage life, teen romance, misfit, young lovers, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ 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, feel good, funny, sexy, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleader, fish out of water, youth, popularity, unfulfilled love, culture clash, ambition, contests and competitions, high school life, romance, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, france, usa, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 154K
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: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, opposites attract, teenage love, fashion, couples, popularity, teenage life, youth, high school life, shopping mall, coming of age, classmates ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, slang ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleader, cheerleading, high school, sport, school, friendship, fish out of water, rivalry, hip hop, dance, high school life, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: prank, cheerleader, high school, vandalism, masturbation, homecoming, stadium, challenge, bully, party, disorder, weekend ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, stoners, vengeance, love and romance, social misfits, opposites attract, youth, power relations, social relations, friends, underdog, school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 350K
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: humorous, sexual, realistic, buddy comedy, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: virginity, looking for sex, teen sex comedy, party, teenager, teenage life, teenage love, sexuality, teenage sexuality, coming of age, graduation, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 120K
Billy Madison (1995)
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, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: inheritance, graduation, school, adolescence vs adulthood, irresponsible, fish out of water, misfit, rivalry, elementary school, goofy hero, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 13K
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, realistic, offbeat, feel good, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleader, bank, pregnancy, heist, friendship, robbery, homecoming, cheerleading, love, american football, rebel ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 19K
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, friends, teenage life, misfit, social misfits, teachers and students, high school, best friends, high school hunk, youth, power relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, realistic, not serious, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, cheerleader, teenager, friends, love and romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, high school, popular girl, popularity, opposites attract, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Just One of the Guys (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Terry Griffith loses her high school's writing competition, she's convinced that it's because she's a girl. So Terry decides to change high schools and pose as a boy to prove her point. Her brother, Buddy, helps her pass as ...
Style: feel good, realistic, not serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cross dressing, school, teenager, gender, prom, sexism, gender bending, hidden identity, adolescence, high school life, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, tucson arizona, arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 6K
Angus (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angus is a large, pathetic 14 year old whose thoughts are most often filled with the image of one Melissa Lefevre. Angus is shy and thinks that he has no chance of ever 'getting' her. Being especially uncool, he is incredibly surprised ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, prank, public humiliation, blow up doll, school, vengeance, lifestyle, misfit, human nature, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, realistic, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school dance, misfit, underdog, small town, high school, friendship, photographer, rejection, election, loser, social misfits, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: idaho, usa, mexico, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 478K
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, date night, boys' night
Plot: teenage life, adolescence, party, looking for sex, teenager, youth, friendship, nerds, social awkwardness, one night, plan gone awry, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, date night, teen comedy, chick flick, kids
Plot: teenager, body swapping, switching roles, love and romance, high school, gender bending, battle of the sexes, school, popularity, parents and children, romance, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 5K
Trojan War (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Brad is about to hook up with the girl of his dreams, but runs into a problem, no condom. So Brad sets out into the night to find one, running into many obstacles along the way, while not knowing his best friend, Leah is in love with him.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenager, condom, gang, love, sex, party, robbery, fall in love, student life, friends, teenage love, buddies ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
10 Things I Hate About You (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Outspoken Kat Stratford couldn't be less like her sister, super sweet, yet kinda conformist Bianca. The only things they seem to have in common are being new at school and their overprotective dad.
Style: humorous, feel good, sweet, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, opposites attract, teenage life, unlikely couple, youth, fall in love, love and romance, battle of the sexes, romance, overprotective parent, social awkwardness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
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, absurd, talky, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hip hop, dancer's life, follow your dream, contests and competitions, love triangle, lifestyle, rivalry, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, teenager, teenage love, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, introspection, teachers and students, coming of age, misfit, friendship, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 41K
Teen Wolf (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a shy teenager's new-found powers help him score at basketball - and with the popular girls - he has some pretty hairy decisions to make.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: coming of age, high school, werewolf, school, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, friends, buddies, surfing, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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