Movies like School of Rock 2003

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School of Rock (2003)
 7.2
 300K
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' roll. The school's hard-nosed principal is rightly suspicious of Finn's activities. But Finn's roommate remains in the dark about what he's doing.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy, funny, entertaining, buddy movie, sweet, inspirational, witty ...
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, cheerleader, youth, fish out of water, student, deception, society, rock concert, underdog, high school, friends, misfit, boss, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california

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Most similar movies to School of Rock

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good and clever films with plots about music, mentor, dialogue, friends, runaway, storytelling and artists and showbiz mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like School of Rock: Almost Famous (2000), Pitch Perfect (2012), Bandslam (2009), Glee (2009), The Rocker (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, absurd, lyrical ...
Plot: rock, heavy metal culture, musician, friendship, farce, obsessive quest, rock star, devil, desire for fame, odd couple, theft, mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 272K
Almost Famous (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater – fronted by lead guitar ...
Style: feel good, realistic, sentimental, captivating, road movie ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, on the road, musician's life, rock band, fame, rock, music, journalism, musician, family relations, singer, music band ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, new york, boston, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.1
 300K
Pitch Perfect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friends, rivalry, female protagonist, youth, music band, student, contests and competitions, college life, performance, lifestyle, female friendship, singing competition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 15K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 145K
Glee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Glee is an American teen musical comedy-drama television series that airs on the Fox network in the United States. It focuses on the reconstituted William McKinley High School glee club, New Directions, which competes on the show choir competition ...
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, suspense, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, gay teenager, cheerleader, contests and competitions, coach, music band, teenage life, performance, ambition, musician, outcast, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 38K
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, heavy metal culture, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 154K
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, friendship, best friends, music, college, romance, friends, social relations, strong female presence, rivalry, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: drummer, showbiz, recording studio, music, music band, friendship, rising to stardom, ambition, fame, celebrity culture, rise and fall, musician's life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, illinois, los angeles, wisconsin, pittsburgh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: teenager, virginity, family relations, youth, love and romance, friendship, music band, rock band, catholic church, road trip, heavy metal, runaway ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 17K
Hamlet 2 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From the same people that brought you "Little Miss Sunshine," Hamlet 2 is the story of Dana Marschz, a high school drama teacher facing the cancellation of his program. A spoof on the typical story of bringing inner city and privileged ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sexy, talky, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teachers and students, teacher, youth, rehearsal, satire, husband wife relationship, love, student, love triangle, father son relationship, drunkenness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona, san diego california, manhattan new york city, tucson arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Suck Me Shakespeer (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A comedy that follows an ex-con who lands a position at a school that sits over the spot where money from one of his earlier robberies was stashed.
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, not serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teachers and students, teacher, high school life, high school, fish out of water, cons and scams, robbery, crimes, school, fall in love, love and romance, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future, 18th century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Adventures of Power (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In his quest to become the world's greatest air-drummer, a small-town dreamer must overcome obstacles and ridicule to save the day.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: youth, contests and competitions, underdog, musician's life, working class, against the odds, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, social misfits, rivalry, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new mexico, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 202K
Bad Teacher (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job and her students is forced to return to her job to make enough money for a boob job after her rich fiancé dumps her.
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, sexy, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, female teacher, selfish woman, teachers and students, arrogance, school teacher, incompetence, irresponsible, flirting, manipulative woman, farce, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.9
 61K
The Chorus (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in 1940's France, a new teacher at a school for disruptive boys gives hope and inspiration.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, feel good, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: boarding school, teachers and students, teacher, childhood, boarding school life, music, musician, orphan, boss, friendship, singer, choir ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, new york, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 28K
A Mighty Wind (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, lyrical ...
Plot: musician, singer, folk singer, music, love and romance, music band, showbiz, satire, musical tour, lovers, talented, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, high school, punk, rebellion, camp, punk rock, rock, rock and roll, music, teenage life, culture clash, college ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Fighting Temptations (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Fighting Temptations stars Cuba Gooding, Jr. as the film's protagonist as he attempts to revive a church choir in order to enter a gospel competition with the help of a beautiful lounge singer (Beyoncé Knowles) with whom he soon falls in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: church choir, small town, music, disorder, last wish, music band, contests and competitions, ambition, friendship, family relations, rivalry, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 155K
Wayne's World (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a sleazy TV exec offers Wayne and Garth a fat contract to tape their late-night public access show at his network, they can't believe their good fortune. But they soon discover the road from basement to big-time is a gnarly one, fraught ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, satire, television producer, music, ice hockey, media, artists and showbiz, buddies, femme fatale, desire for fame, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, milwaukee wisconsin, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 50K
Orange County (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun runs into one complication after another starting when his application is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, college, dysfunctional family, family relations, lifestyle, love and romance, teachers and students, teenage life, eccentric family, siblings relations, high school life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, southern california, yale university, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 34K
Drumline (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A fish-out-of-water comedy about a talented street drummer from Harlem who enrolls in a Southern university, expecting to lead its marching band's drumline to victory. He initially flounders in his new world, before realizing that it takes more ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, cheerleader, music, underdog, college life, music band, follow your dream, prodigy, rise to the top, musician's life, hopes, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harlem, georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Lower Learning (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Barry Goldwater Elementary is on the brink of collapse: the lowest test scores in the state, teachers who are either drunk or having sex on school grounds, and a principal who extorts money from parents. It's up to Tom, the down-on-his-luck ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: school, ambition, rebellion, dedicated educator, fighting the system, against the odds, satire, misfit, society, youth, hardcase students, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 5.6
 1K
Svengali (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Svengali tells the story of Dixie, a postman from South Wales, and a music fanatic. All his life he’s dreamed of discovering a great band and then one day, trawling through YouTube, he finds them… ‘The Premature Congratulations’. He hunts ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sincere
Plot: follow your dream, hopes, music band, music, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, ambition, relationship vs career, music industry, rising to stardom, misfit, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 648
Bandwagon (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tony gets fired from his job. He's not really sad about this because he prefers writing songs and playing the guitar. He meets the drummer Charlie and they decide to start a band, although Tony is afraid of playing in front of other people. He ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: rivalry, friendship, monkey, friends, musician's life, ego clash, ambition, buddies, music, desire for fame, lifestyle, music band ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina, alabama, mississippi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 51K
Airheads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they agree to broadcast the band's tape.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, rock band, hostage, music, artists and showbiz, music band, farce, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, stupidity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 6K
Killing Bono (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Neil and Ivan McCormick, two Irish brothers who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their high school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, follow your dream, friends, ambition, teenage life, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, music band, celebrity culture, cultural icon, musician's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, kids
Plot: the beatles, friends, friendship, music band, obsessed fan, strong female presence, screwball, teenage life, high school life, unfulfilled love, partners, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, disorder, wedding preparations and rituals, power relations, virginity, friends, righting the wronged, performance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tenacious D: The Greatest Band on Earth is a TV series that ran on HBO in 1997, 1999 and 2000. It featured the fictional accounts of the real band Tenacious D, which is composed of members Jack Black and Kyle Gass. All of the episodes of the show ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat, alternative comedy
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, musician, musical tour, performance, friends, disorder, failed attempt, singer, music, desire for fame, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%