Movies like Rock 'n' Roll High School

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Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
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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, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious, cult film, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, high school, punk, rebellion, camp, punk rock, bong, rock, rock and roll, music, teenage life, college, youth, friends, fighting the system, partners, artists and showbiz, society, buddies, college life, coming of age, culture clash, administration, take over, teenager ...
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, semi serious and feel good films with plots about friends, youth, teenager, teenage life, catastrophe, high school and mentor mostly in Comedy, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like Rock 'n' Roll High School: Detroit Rock City (1999), Bandslam (2009), Kids in America (2005), The Rocker (2008), 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, teen comedy
Plot: virginity, family relations, youth, teenager, love and romance, friendship, music band, rock band, catholic church, concert, road trip, 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, friends, ambition, love and romance, rock, hopes, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, california, texas, canada
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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, rising to stardom, partners, media, musician's life, music band, buddies, lifestyle, journalism, celebrity culture, rise and fall, rock and roll ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, europe, germany
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, safe sex, lifestyle, teenage life, sexual relations, friendship, rebellion, high school life, school, power relations, fighting the system, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, music, teenage life, youth, music band, drums, rock, musician's life, ambition, desire for fame, drummer, groupie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
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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, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, friends, youth, prankster, disorder, siblings relations, school expulsion, power relations, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, teenage life, youth, romance, love and romance, buddies, lifestyle, college, college life, friends, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
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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 ...
Plot: blackmail, music band, ambition, disorder, filmmaking, partners, artists and showbiz, buddies, media, showbiz, music video, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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: offbeat, humorous, witty, clever, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, punk, punk rock, rising to stardom, youth, music, music band, desire for fame, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rebellion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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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: female bonding, rock and roll, music, coming of age, friendship, romance, lifestyle, desire for fame, love and romance, artists and showbiz, youth, musician's 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, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: music band, singing competition, music, friendship, best friends, college, dialogue, romance, twists & turns, college life, follow your dream, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, high school life, rock, teachers and students, school dance, disorder, high school, rebelliousness, music, rebellion ...
Time: 90s
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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, humorous, semi serious, sex comedy ...
Plot: rebelliousness, friendship, idealism, teenage life, partners, lifestyle, youth, nightlife, college, college life, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, opposites attract, desire for fame, ambition, teenage life, friends, romance, music, artists and showbiz, social relations, teenage love, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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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, idiotic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: 70s, 80s
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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, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: music band, teacher, rock band, teachers and students, music, rock music, musician, school, guitarist, idealism, contests and competitions, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Three O'Clock High (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A high school nerd, Jerry Mitchell (Siemaszko) is assigned to write a piece for the school paper about new boy Buddy Revell (Tyson), who is rumored to be a psychopathic nutcase. When Jerry accidentally touches Buddy, he says that they must fight in ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, bullying, bully, coming of age, disorder, college life, college, high school life, journalism, youth, nothing goes right, schoolyard fight ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
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63%
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: cult film, humorous, cynical, satirical, parody ...
Plot: music band, heavy metal, party, music, musician, satire, cult, fame, pianist, success, musical tour, singer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, gang, teenage life, cons and scams, partners, dishonesty, teachers and students, teenager, scam, coming of age, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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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: humorous, sitcom, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, social relations, power relations, friends, opposites attract, lifestyle, love and romance, stoners, disorder, youth, partners, school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, midwest
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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: realistic, humorous, stylized, offbeat, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, music, rebelliousness, cons and scams, showbiz, chaos and mayhem, manipulation, buddies, dishonesty, society, blind ambition, desire for fame ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: england, london, new jersey
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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, college life, friendship, hippie, college campus, social differences, love and romance, buddies, weekend, friends, liberal, republican ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: witty, feel good, cynical, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: misfit, friends, high school life, high school, teenage life, social misfits, teachers and students, bitch, best friends, youth, high school hunk, mean girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
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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: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: punk, music band, partners, ambition, buddies, lifestyle, friendship, showbiz, rise and fall, rivalry, artists and showbiz, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
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60%
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, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hip hop, satire, rivalry, mexican standoff, music, musician, silly humor, social differences, cons and scams, figment, hip hop culture, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
No Small Affair (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The 16 years old amateur photographer Charles accidentally takes a photo of Laura - and falls in love with her, when he develops the picture. He finds out that she works as singer in a bar, but is about to be thrown out. Although rejected at first ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, photographer, coming of age, teenage love, young lovers, fall in love, teenage life, nightclub, singer, photograph, happy ending, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, teenage love, friendship, prom, high school hunk, high school life, love and romance, teenage life, buddies, couple relations, couples, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, realistic, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: friendship, concert, satire, media satire, rock, tv show, verbal byplay, heavy metal, power relations, disorder, friends, virginity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, nostalgic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: dancing, friendship, tv show, dance, catholic school, vengeance, coming of age, love and romance, lifestyle, society, youth, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: If they missed Beatles' first appearance in the U.S.A. they would hate themselves for the rest of their lives! So six young girls from New Jersey set off even though they don't have tickets for the show! The journey is full of surprises ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens, kids
Plot: friends, music, music band, friendship, fainting, the beatles, obsessed fan, obsessive quest, screwball, teenage life, high school life, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%