Movies like The Rules of Attraction

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The Rules of Attraction (2002)
 6.7
 49K
The Rules of Attraction (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.
Style: stylized, humorous, melancholic, entertaining, surreal, sexy, rough, biting, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, drug abuse, love triangle, virginity, rape, defloration, virgin, youth, romance, lifestyle, college life, sex, gay slur, party, dating, suicide, multiple storylines, loss of virginity, dormitory, drug dealing, loneliness, teenage sex, bisexual, obsession, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, rome italy, paris france, london, venice, barcelona, europe ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sexy films with plots about sex, pornography, mentor, dialogue, runaway, female nudity and drinking mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Rules of Attraction: Adventureland (2009), Charlie Bartlett (2007), Art School Confidential (2006), Varsity Blues (1999), Burning Annie (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
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Adventureland (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.
Style: humorous, melancholic, funny, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: summer job, job seeking, amusement park, leaving home, fall in love, marijuana, workplace, friends, love and romance, coming of age, teenager, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, boston, pittsburgh, new york, europe ...
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100%
Charlie Bartlett (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Awkward teenager Charlie Bartlett (Anton Yelchin) has trouble fitting in at a new high school. Charlie needs some friends fast, and decides that the best way to find them is to appoint himself the resident psychiatrist. He becomes one of the most ...
Style: humorous, cynical, sentimental, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: psychiatrist, bully, depression, adolescence, girlfriend, teenage life, popularity, high school, private school, drugs/alcohol, acceptance, rebel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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100%
Art School Confidential (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, cynical, clever ...
Plot: painting, serial killer, murder, investigation, art school, dormitory, ambition, crimes, lifestyle, artist, fan, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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100%
 6.5
 41K
Varsity Blues (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion, 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the gridiron every Friday night. When star quarterback Lance Harbor suffers an injury, the Coyotes are forced to regroup ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, entertaining, inspirational, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: cheerleader, football, small town, sport, party, rivalry, ambition, leadership, high school, coming of age, obsession, fame ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Burning Annie (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a college student with an "Annie Hall" addiction trying to make his new relationship work.
Style: humorous, witty, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: college, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, battle of the sexes, romance, opposites attract, couples, looking for love, college life, obsession, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Van Wilder has been attending college for far too many years and is scared to graduate, but Van’s father eventually realizes what is going on. When he stops paying his son's tuition fees, Van must come up with the money if he wants to stay in ...
Style: humorous, sexy, light, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: college, college life, student life, flirting, strong sexual content, opposites attract, youth, teen sex comedy, party, buddies, drinking, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Taxi to the Toilet (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Ripploh tries to keep his professional and personal life separate. During the day, he is a dedicated school teacher. At night and on the weekends, he is a gay man who is always on the prowl for anonymous sex often in public places. Things may ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, coming out, male nudity, teacher, couple relations, drug use, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance, lifestyle, looking for sex, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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54%
Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, college, coming of age, graduation, lifestyle, buddies, twentysomething life, drinking, student, father son relationship, roommate, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, milwaukee wisconsin, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Last American Virgin (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The friendship of a group of young friends struggling with teen sex, drugs, and work is jeopardized by a romantic interest which may turn pals into bitter rivals.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, sex, coming of age, contests and competitions, prostitute, teenager, virgin, loss of virginity, young lovers, looking for sex, wooing, high school life ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 66K
The First Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. Although they go to different schools, ...
Style: sincere, romantic, touching, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, first sex, teenage life, first love, youth, virgin, high school, love and romance, virginity, fall in love, romance, high school student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.0
 251K
The Graduate (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Benjamin, a recent college graduate is very worried about his future, he then finds himself in a love triangle with an older woman and her daughter.
Style: witty, sexual, sexy, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: age difference, older woman younger man relationship, forbidden love, lovers, jealousy, coming of age, wedding, graduate, seduction, infidelity, romance, loneliness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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53%
Friends & Lovers (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Friends for ten years, a group of twenty-somethings head for the ski slopes as guests of Ian's father. (Ian and dad are estranged because dad worked too many hours when Ian was a lad.) Dad has something to say, but Ian won't listen. ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, thirtysomething life, midlife crisis, infidelity, romance, lifestyle, sex, pregnancy, skiing, existentialism, relationships, honest ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 19K
YPF (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a Tuesday night, five couples have separate sexual adventures. Matt and Kris, friends for years, want to have an only-once, no-strings good time. Abby and Andrew, married, celebrate his birthday, but it's marred by angst and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: sexuality, roommate, casual sex, fully clothed sex, sex, romance, sex aid, couple relations, sexual relations, looking for sex, lifestyle, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 17K
Storytelling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.
Style: dark humor, bleak, cynical, rough, witty ...
Plot: maid, high school, celebrity, exploitation, dysfunctional family, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, family problems, filmmaking, suburbs, strong sexual content, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, israel, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 5K
Humpday (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Imagine your life is somewhat complete with a house, job, and wife but then your best friend from college comes knocking at your door at 2 AM. During a pot-induced hedonistic party, a plan is hatched between the two friends to create an Art Film of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, satirical, absurd, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, gay, experimenting, unlikely partners, sexual relations, filmmaking, sexuality, video camera, stereotypes, couples, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, mexico city, mexico, seattle washington, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 21K
100 Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This sexy, teen-comedy is about a freshman, Matthew, at college who meets his dream girl in a dorm elevator during a blackout. He never sees her face, but instantly falls in love. In the morning, the power is restored, but the "dream girl" ...
Style: humorous, sexy, talky, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teen sex comedy, cross dressing, elevator, man disguised as a woman, college, fall in love, youth, love and romance, college life, obsession, battle of the sexes, romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 8K
Pumpkin (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When perfect, perky Carolyn (Christina Ricci) and her Alpha Omega Pi sisters decide to coach mentally challenged athletes for the regional Challenged Games, Carolyn's assigned to coach Pumpkin (Hank Harris), a young disabled man who touches her ...
Style: humorous, witty, sweet, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, opposites attract, fall in love, romance, friendship, couples, social misfits, misfit, love and romance, mentally challenged, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
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Sydney White (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, fairy tale, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: popularity, college, student life, youth, romance, rivalry, fall in love, college life, sorority, friendship, society, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.0
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Class (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Naive Midwestern prep student Jonathan bonds with his more worldly roommate, Skip, who takes the small-town boy under his wing. At Skip's urging, the inexperienced Jonathan is emboldened to seek out older women in the cocktail lounges of nearby ...
Style: sexy, humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, friendship, coming of age, nudity (topless - notable), romance, boarding school, nudity (full frontal - brief), lifestyle, youth, profanity, sexual content, boarding school life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
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52%
2 Days in Paris (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, artsy, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: culture clash, photographer, fish out of water, romance, lifestyle, society, sexual relations, profanity, french, relationship problems, sex, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, venice, new york, europe
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51%
 7.0
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Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, sexy, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, youth, teenage life, teenager, adolescence, loss of virginity, popularity, teenage girl, notoriety, teenage love, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 32K
Igby Goes Down (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Style: suspense, humorous, dark humor, cynical, depressing ...
Plot: mental illness, dysfunctional family, teenage life, eccentric family, family problems, addiction, life is a bitch, falling in love, fall in love, coming of age, parents and children, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, new jersey, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Imaginary Heroes (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Matt Travis is good-looking, popular, and his school's best competitive swimmer, so everyone is shocked when he inexplicably commits suicide. As the following year unfolds, each member of his family struggles to recover from the tragedy with ...
Style: witty, humorous, sentimental, emotional, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, family secret, family problems, society, lifestyle, teenage life, loss of son, suburbs, coming of age, high school, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.0
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Slutty Summer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hunky writer Markus returns home to find his boyfriend of four years naked with another man. Newly single, he begins waiting tables at a swinging Chelsea hotspot where the indelible supporting cast of co-workers offers conflicting directions on the ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay teenager, infidelity, friendship, lifestyle, love triangle, youth, unlikely couple, womanizer, opposites attract, romance, looking for love, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, virginia
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51%
 5.9
 3K
XX/XY (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two college students, Sam and Thea, meet Coles at a party, their mutual attraction is immediate, leading to a passionate and awkward night together, and the onset of an intensely charged bond. As they continue to push the sexual boundaries of ...
Style: psychological, touching, humorous, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, college, love triangle, threesome, buddies, love and romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, sex, passion, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993, 2000s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: new york, europe, usa, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Love in Thoughts (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A posthumous look at the last days of Guenther's life as he, his best friend, and his sister let loose on a four-day binge of alcohol, drugs, and sex.
Style: disturbing, stylized, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, gays and lesbians, poet, youth, betrayal, romance, lifestyle, weekend, bohemian life, celebration, unrequited love ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, pre world war two, post world war one
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.1
 995
Wild Roomies (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his last girlfriend slept with his last roommate, Reno Rizzolla moves to L.A. with his new girlfriend... and chaos ensues when the debt on the house forces him to get roommates.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, youth, romance, love and romance, love triangle, teenage life, college life, looking for sex, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Skipped Parts (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman and her son must leave a small South Carolina town because of her wild behavior.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sex, coming of age, high school, single parent, youth, teenage life, parents and children, human nature, love and romance, small town, friendship, sexual awakening ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, year 1963, 60s, 50s ...
Place: wyoming, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting ...
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, adultery, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbianism, gender, artificial insemination, family relations, control freak, argument, parenthood, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, buenos aires argentina, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 8K
After Sex (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Sex is a background to examine intimacy and vulnerability. Looks at the complexity of modern day relationships told through eight separate couples. Through dialogue and compromising situations, the film takes us from the beginning of a relationship ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, sincere ...
Plot: teenage sex, lesbian cunnilingus, sexuality, first sex, scantily clad female, sex, sexual relations, couple relations, lifestyle, cold relationship, lesbian relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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