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Say Anything... (1989)
 7.3
 90K
Say Anything... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A budding romance between noble underachiever Lloyd Dobler and high school valedictorian Diane Court is threatened when Diane's overly possessive, disapproving father interferes with their relationship. With a prized scholarship to study abroad hanging in the balance, Diane must find a way to make both men happy.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, light, realistic, witty, touching, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teen drama
Plot: high school, opposites attract, romance, first love, family disapproval, graduation, coming of age, youth, young lovers, couples, boyfriend, wooing, kickboxer, forbidden love, party, retirement home, fear of flying, daughter, first sexual experience, bittersweet, sport, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, england, usa, washington d.c., malibu california, california, washington state ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good and romantic films with plots about love and romance, youth, teenager, romance, high school, coming of age and teenage life mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Say Anything...: 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Some Kind of Wonderful (1987), Sixteen Candles (1984), A Walk to Remember (2002), Pretty in Pink (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, ...
Style: romantic, witty, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: opposites attract, high school, romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, youth, teenage life, teen romance, teenager, initially antagonists, teenage love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids, chick flick ...
Plot: tomboy, opposites attract, high school, coming of age, school, love triangle, best friend, friendship, romance, hanging, couples, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 115K
Sixteen Candles (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, teenage love, self discovery, high school life, birthday, teenage life, youth, first love, love and romance, coming of age, high school hunk ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
A Walk to Remember (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sad, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: opposites attract, teenage love, romance, fall in love, love and romance, first love, true love, youth, teen romance, teenager, terminal illness, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 81K
Pretty in Pink (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it ...
Style: melancholic, romantic, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, high school life, high school, teenage love, rich man poor woman, love, romance, relationships, best friends, teenage life, friends, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, friendship, introspection, popular girl, teenage angst, rebelliousness, youth, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 5K
For Keeps? (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage pregnancy, pregnancy, adoption, romance, high school, coming of age, family problems, teenage love, young lovers, teenager, family relations, love story ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 16K
Valley Girl (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: friends, high school, coming of age, romance, teenage life, unlikely couple, opposites attract, unfulfillment, love affair, adolescence vs adulthood, young lovers, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.9
 213K
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: feel good, humorous, witty, touching, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, opposites attract, fashion, popularity, teen romance, couples, teenage life, love and romance, youth, popular girl, teenage love, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Lara Jean's love life goes from imaginary to out of control when her secret letters to every boy she's ever fallen for are mysteriously mailed out.
Style: romantic, light, sweet, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, high school student, teenage girl, love and romance, pretend relationship, first love, teen romance, youth, happy ending, couples, teenage boy, love letter ...
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nerdy high schooler Ronald Miller rescues cheerleader Cindy Mancini from parental punishment after she accidentally destroys her mother's designer clothes. Ronald agrees to pay for the $1,000 outfit on one condition: that she will act as though ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids ...
Plot: opposites attract, cheerleading, high school, friendship, romance, dream girl, social differences, youth, lifestyle, teenage life, couples, social climbing ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
One Crazy Summer (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, eviction, romance, nothing goes right, youth, buddies, disorder, island, love and romance, escapades, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 21K
The Sure Thing (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gib, a beer-guzzling slob, and Alison, an uptight Ivy-Leaguer, are an unlikely duo stuck together on a cross-country trip during Christmas break. At first they get on each other's nerves but, as time passes, they find their divergent natures ...
Style: road movie, feel good, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: road trip, youth, college, on the road, student life, couples, coming of age, romance, fall in love, cross country, love and romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Never Been Kissed (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, prom, journalist, humiliation, entrapment, undercover, hidden identity, romance, fall in love, high school life, journalism, adolescence ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 29K
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens, teen drama
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, romance, small town life, teenage life, siblings relations, love and romance, hopes, graduation, best friends, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 71K
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: romantic, sincere, touching, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, first love, teenage life, first sex, high school, youth, romance, love, virgin, love and romance, virginity, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's graduation day at Huntington Hills High, and you know what that means - time to party. And not just any party, either. This one will be a night to remember, as the nerds become studs, the jocks are humiliated, and freshman crushes blossom ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: graduation, coming of age, teenager, high school, friends, romance, youth, teenage life, love and romance, one last chance, unspoken love, american football ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Seven Minutes in Heaven (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Natalie allows her classmate Jeff, who ran away from home after a fight with his stepfather, to stay at her place while her father is away on a business trip. Natalie soon starts dating Jeff's friend James Casey, who isn't as faithful as ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, coming of age, fall in love, teenage love, love triangle, friends, teen romance, platonic, family relations, romance, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Boys and Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ryan and Jennifer are opposites who definitely do not attract. At least that's what they always believed. When they met as twelve-year-olds, they disliked one another. When they met again as teenagers, they loathed each other. But when they ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, young lovers, college, friendship, opposites attract, love and romance, teenage love, youth, couples, singleness, wooing, lovers ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 30K
Singles (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The interrelated stories about each character's progress ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: clubbing, music band, city life, music, love and romance, friendship, looking for love, couple relations, romance, young lovers, musician, roommate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, new jersey, california, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shag - More Dancing (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, dancing, beach, romance, strong female presence, family relations, friends, couples, contests and competitions, young lovers, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, year 1963, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 10K
How to Deal (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage love, teenager, romance, youth, love and romance, society, family problems, looking for love, teenage life, friendship, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Better Off Dead... (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lane Meyer is obsessed with his girlfriend Beth and is crushed when she falls for the new captain of the ski team, Roy. After several failed suicide attempts, narrow escapes from the relentless paper boy, and nearly unbearable dinners at home with ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sweet, surreal ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: skiing, suicide attempt, machismo, coming of age, romance, teenage love, young lovers, rivalry, youth, unfulfilled love, dark humor, nerd ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 20K
Drive Me Crazy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, romantic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, prom, high school, school, love and romance, romantic rivalry, friendship, teenage life, youth, misfit, friends, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.3
 7K
Mad Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Matt falls for Casey, the new girl in school. She's fun-loving and eccentric, but there's a darkness to her whimsy that Matt can't begin to comprehend. When Casey attempts to commit suicide, her parents place her in a mental ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, melancholic, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: mental illness, high school, mental institution, opposites attract, teenage love, lovers on the run, suicide attempt, romance, youth, couples, teenage life, teen angst ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: coming of age, school, friendship, family relations, looking for sex, fall in love, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage love, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 60s, year 1962, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, hawaii, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 10K
Picture This (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bookish and unpopular Mandy finds her luck finally changing when Drew, the school hottie, invites her to the year's biggest party. But with being grounded and Drew's ex-girlfriend bent on thwarting her, Mandy may be destined to remain a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, romantic
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage love, high school life, high school hunk, love and romance, wooing, teenage life, youth, lifestyle, family relations, nightlife, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Crazy/Beautiful (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, high school, opposites attract, culture clash, young lovers, family relations, self destructing, unhappiness, romance, teenage life, fall in love, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 15K
Prom (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At “Prom,” every couple has a story and no two are exactly alike. As the big dance approaches for Nova Prescott, it’s a battle of wills as she finds herself drawn to the guy who gets in the way of her perfect prom. Fellow seniors Mei and Tyler ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: teenage love, prom, opposites attract, high school, friendship, unlikely couple, teenage life, wooing, teenager, love and romance, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: High school loser (Cannon) pays a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool. Remake of 1987's Can't Buy Me Love, starring Patrick Dempsey.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: cheerleader, high school, lifestyle, opposites attract, social differences, fish out of water, fall in love, dishonesty, youth, couples, love and romance, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california, paris france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%