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The Rage in Placid Lake (2003)
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The Rage in Placid Lake (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Placid Lake has always been different. As an odd fish in a sea of mediocrity, his brilliant ideas are bound to get him into more trouble than success. So when he finds himself flying off the school roof and breaking every bone in his body on graduation night, Placid decides to make a bid for the elusive normal life. To his parents' horror, he gets a normal job.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, family relations, youth, romance, eccentric family, teenage life, graduation, hippie, teenage boy, high school, self discovery, lake, little boy, friends, misfit, love and romance, high school life, insurance, satire, human nature, student, bully, bullying, cemetery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about youth, teenage life, friends, coming of age, family relations, love and romance and friendship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Rage in Placid Lake: Hating Alison Ashley (2005), Goats (2012), Expelled (2014), The Liverpool Goalie (2010), The Night Before the Exams (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hating Alison Ashley (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Classmates Erica Yurgen and Alison Ashley vie with each other to become the undisputed star of their class.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, high school, single parent, high school life, family relations, power relations, uninhibited rivalry, teenage life, misfit, youth, sister sister relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Goats (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Having a self-absorbed New Age mother and an estranged father means 15-year-old Ellis Whitman has grown up relying on an unconventional guardian: a goat-trekking, marijuana-growing sage called Goat Man. So when Ellis decides to leave the alternative ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, funny
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage life, youth, fall in love, parents and children, eccentric family, roommate, boarding school, divorced parents, boy girl relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
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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, humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, teenage life, high school life, prankster, coming of age, youth, friends, school expulsion, power relations, college, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Liverpool Goalie (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Thirteen year old Jo is a smart thinker of a guy, and has a very vivid imagination, but is bothered by his fellow classmates, and is a rather hopeless soccer goalie. Still he tries to cope with this difficult time in life. He's doing the ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, witty
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: soccer, teenage love, friendship, love and romance, friends, high school life, school, high school, ambition, dark humor, social relations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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The Night Before the Exams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rome, 1989. Luca Molinari meets Claudia in a party, both of them are stressed about the upcoming final exams. Luca falls in love with the girl and now spends his time looking for her. He is assisted by his inseparable friends: Alice, Richard, ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, teachers and students, youth, love and romance, buddies, lifestyle, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
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The Color of Milk (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Selma's mother died giving birth to her, and Selma's step aunt is living proof that men only cause trouble. So the 11 year old girl makes a deal with her best friends that they will stay away from boys and dedicate their lives to science. ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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Duration: 103 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe
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No Pain, No Gain (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David is a teenager who feels he doesn't belong to a life where his family, friends and the girl he loves seem not to understand him.
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Plot: coming of age, teenage love, family relations, couples, love and romance, romance, nothing goes right, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, teenage crush, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Duration: 80 min.
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Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching
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The Debut (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 88 min.
Story: Filipino-American high school student Ben (Dante Mercado) works in a comic book shop to earn money to pay his way into Cal Arts. His father, a postman, is determined that his son--who has won a pre-med scholarship to UCLA--will become a doctor. The ...
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Lou! (2014)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 104 min.
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Cheats (2002)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 86 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, realistic
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Time: contemporary
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 88 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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26%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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