Movies like Rock 'n' Roll High School

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Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
 6.6
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Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, realistic, witty, semi serious, parody, absurd, psychotronic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, high school, punk, rebellion, camp, punk rock, rock, rock and roll, music, youth, college, friends, fighting the system, teenage life, society, coming of age, culture clash, partners, college life, buddies, artists and showbiz, administration, teenager, blonde, juvenile delinquent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about friends, youth, teenager, high school, teenage life, storytelling and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like Rock 'n' Roll High School: Detroit Rock City (1999), Bandslam (2009), The Rocker (2008), Tapeheads (1988), Expelled (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Detroit Rock City (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1978, a Kiss concert was an epoch-making event. For the three teen fans in Detroit Rock City getting tickets to the sold-out show becomes the focal point of their existence. They'll do anything for tickets -- compete in a strip club's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, road movie, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: virginity, teenager, family relations, youth, love and romance, friendship, music band, catholic church, rock band, road trip, heavy metal, runaway ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, cleveland ohio
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Bandslam (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A high school social outcast and the popular girl bond through a shared love of music.
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, high school, teenage love, rock band, music, ambition, friends, love and romance, hopes, rock, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, california, texas, canada
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76%
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The Rocker (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rob "Fish" Fishman is the drummer in '80s hair metal band Vesuvius. He's unceremoniously booted as the group signs a big record deal, is out of the music world for 20 years - and then receives a second chance with his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: heavy metal, heavy metal culture, music, youth, music band, teenage life, drums, musician's life, rock, ambition, desire for fame, drummer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
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The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, absurd ...
Plot: music, partners, musician's life, media, rising to stardom, music band, lifestyle, buddies, journalism, celebrity culture, rise and fall, rock and roll ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england, germany, europe
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Tapeheads (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of Ivan and Josh, two dim witted ex-security guards who love music videos. Out of work, with no job prospects, they form a music video production company. They soon learn the in's and out's of the business in LA and with some ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, light, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: blackmail, disorder, ambition, music band, filmmaking, showbiz, buddies, artists and showbiz, media, partners, music, media satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
Plot: high school, teenage life, high school life, coming of age, youth, friends, prankster, siblings relations, disorder, school expulsion, power relations, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Satisfaction (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a young rock group called The Mystery gets its first gig at a club, it's an opportunity to see what life is all about! Fresh out of high school, the rockers are hired by an exclusive beach resort thanks to a faded '60s songwriter. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: rock and roll, music, coming of age, friendship, romance, female bonding, clubbing, friends, rock, teenage love, resort, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, hawaii
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Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Bellas are back, and they are better than ever. After being humiliated in front of none other than the President of the United States of America, the Bellas are taken out of the Aca-Circuit. In order to clear their name, and regain their status, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, family outing
Plot: music band, singing competition, friendship, best friends, strong female presence, friends, social relations, rivalry, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, college life, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: georgia, usa
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Kids in America (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Inspired by real events, this ribald comedy pits an unlikely gang of students against their principal after she bars safe-sex activities on campus. Protesting Principal Weller's muzzling of free speech, the teens stage a bold and hilarious ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, cheerleader, lifestyle, teenage life, sexual relations, friendship, rebellion, society, fighting the system, gender, hopes, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
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Trippin' (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Greg is near the end of his senior year in high school, wanting to go to the prom, eyeing Cinny (the school's beauty with brains) from afar, and regularly trippin', daydreaming about being a big success as a poet, a student, a lover. His ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
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Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Corrine Burns retreats far into plans for her band, The Fabulous Stains, after her mother's death.
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, punk, punk rock, musician's life, rebellion, youth, social misfits, desire for fame, lifestyle, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, music ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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72%
Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Those rambunctious kids are back in school and back in trouble in a smash sequel to the 1978 worldwide hit. Corey Feldman leads a rock and roll rally at Ronald Reagon High, but must triumph over the evil plans of the school's fascist principal, ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, disorder, high school, rock, chaos and mayhem, teachers and students, teenage life, high school life, rebelliousness, rebellion, youth, music ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The St?ned Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Determined to avoid another night of driving aimlessly around Torrance in the Blue Torpedo, Joe and Hubbs set out on a quest for fine chicks. Their paths soon cross with Tack, from whom they learn about a pair of foreign radical chicks hanging out ...
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous, sex comedy ...
Plot: rebelliousness, idealism, friendship, teenage life, youth, lifestyle, partners, friends, college, college life, nightlife, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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When Inge Is Dancing (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The ambitious punk rocker Max and the eco-activist Inge cannot stand each other, ever since Max publicly exposed her by singing the offensive song "When Inge is Dancing" in front of the whole school. But for Max and his classmates Fabio, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: opposites attract, music band, desire for fame, ambition, romance, friends, teenage life, music, social relations, artists and showbiz, teenage love, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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School of Rock (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fifth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy, funny ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, music band, rock music, rock band, music, school, musician, guitarist, idealism, music competition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: "This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert ...
Style: humorous, cynical, satirical, parody, witty ...
Plot: heavy metal, music band, heavy metal culture, music, musician, satire, cult, musical tour, fame, singer, pianist, success ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1984
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.1
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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: feel good, witty, cynical, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: high school, friends, high school life, social misfits, teachers and students, misfit, teenage life, bitch, best friends, youth, high school hunk, mean girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.4
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Grease 2 (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It's 1961, two years after the original Grease gang graduated, and there's a new crop of seniors and new members of the coolest cliques on campus, the Pink Ladies and T-Birds. Michael Carrington is the new kid in school - but he's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: motorcycle, high school, cinderella story, opposites attract, rivalry, high school life, talent show, cheerleader, couples, friends, buddies, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, 50s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Up the Academy (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This puber-comedy is a kind of mixture between 'Animal House' and 'Police Academy'. Four boys are sent, for different reasons, to a the Sheldon R. Wienberg military academy. The life of dicipline asks a lot of the four geeks. Of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: looking for sex, high school, school, college life, martial arts, teenage life, teachers and students, high school life, boarding school life, college, stoners, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle (1980)
Genre: Music
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A rather incoherent post-breakup Sex Pistols "documentary", told from the point of view of Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren, whose (arguable) position is that the Sex Pistols in particular and punk rock in general were an elaborate scam ...
Style: exciting, cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, music, rising to stardom, buddies, music band, journalism, dishonesty, performer's life, musician's life, lifestyle, blind ambition, rebellion ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: england, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Cheats (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: While other kids buy into countless hours of studying just so they can get a mark in some teacher's report book, Handsome Davis sees it as nothing more than a system of control over your mind. That's why Handsome and his three best friends ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, gang, friendship, teenage life, cons and scams, partners, dishonesty, teachers and students, teenager, scam, coming of age, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
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Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular couple, Janey and Lynne are determined to audition. The ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, friendship, tv show, catholic school, vengeance, coming of age, silly humor, artists and showbiz, ambition, love and romance, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Wayne's World 2 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A message from Jim Morrison in a dream prompts cable access TV stars Wayne and Garth to put on a rock concert, "Waynestock," with Aerosmith as headliners. But amid the preparations, Wayne frets that a record producer is putting the moves ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: friendship, satire, silly humor, graphic violence, heavy metal culture, heavy metal, tv show, verbal byplay, media satire, fall in love, rock, adult virgin ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Down and Out with the Dolls (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The raunchy, spunky tale of the rise and fall of an all-girl rock band from Portland, Oregon.
Style: suspense, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: punk, lifestyle, partners, music band, best friends, music, artists and showbiz, ambition, rivalry, buddies, rise and fall, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.5
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PCU (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Nervous high school senior Tom Lawrence visits Port Chester University, where he gets a taste of politically correct college life when he's guided by fraternity wild man Droz and his housemates at The Pit. But Droz and his pals have rivals in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, friendship, college life, hippie, friends, weekend, social differences, buddies, love and romance, liberal, republican, party ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.8
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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, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, prom, fish out of water, caveman, school, high school life, frozen alive, college, teenage life, college life, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s, stone age
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Josie and the Pussycats (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Josie, Melody and Val are three small-town girl musicians determined to take their rock band out of their garage and straight to the top, while remaining true to their look, style and sound. They get a record deal which brings fame and fortune but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: satire, friendship, celebrity, conspiracy, music, desire for fame, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, music band, megalomaniac, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Fear of a Black Hat (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chronicling the controversial career of bad boys N.W.H. (Niggaz With Hats), this uproarious 'mockumentary' lampoons all of hardcore rap's hot-button issues. This underground laugh riot recounts the rise, fall and resurrection of a ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hip hop, satire, mexican standoff, rivalry, music, musician, friends, figment, hip hop culture, society, music band, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Thank God It's Friday (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's Friday and everyone is going to the hot new disco. The Commodore's are scheduled to play if Floyd shows up with the instruments and Nicole dreams of becoming a disco star. Other characters are there to win the dance contest, or to put ...
Style: sexy, captivating, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: nightclub, dj, disco, silly humor, nightlife, teenage life, couples, friends, artists and showbiz, ambition, love and romance, dancer's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 49K
Footloose (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where loud music and dancing are prohibited. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s ...
Style: sincere, feel good, serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, teenage love, dancer's life, small town, love and romance, youth, repression, rebellion, rebelliousness, young lovers, social relations, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, southern usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%