Movies like School of Rock

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School of Rock (2003)
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 282K
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, funny, entertaining, sexy, buddy movie, sweet, inspirational, witty ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, kids
Plot: music band, teacher, rock band, teachers and students, rock music, music, musician, school, guitarist, idealism, contests and competitions, youth, fish out of water, student, deception, rock and roll, society, music competition, rock concert, underdog, high school, friends, misfit, talented, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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 humorous, realistic, feel good and clever films with plots about runaway, mentor, music, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe and friends mostly in Comedy, Music and Drama genres. Some movies like School of Rock: Pitch Perfect (2012), Bandslam (2009), This Is Spinal Tap (1984), The Rocker (2008), Pitch Perfect 2 (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 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, idiotic, absurd ...
Plot: rock, heavy metal culture, musician, friendship, farce, obsessive quest, rock star, devil, desire for fame, odd couple, misfit, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, venice beach california
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100%
 7.1
 284K
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rivalry, female protagonist, friends, music band, young people, contests and competitions, competition, youth, singing competition, follow your dream, performance, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 14K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, singer, fame, musical tour, pianist, success ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 37K
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, music band, youth, drums, rock, musician's life, desire for fame, ambition, drummer, groupie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 146K
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, social relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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
Plot: music, music band, drummer, showbiz, recording studio, friendship, ambition, rising to stardom, fame, musician's life, rise and fall, celebrity culture ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, las vegas, pittsburgh, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, teacher, teachers and students, youth, rehearsal, satire, student, husband wife relationship, love, drunkenness, teenage boy, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona, manhattan new york city, tucson arizona, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA, Iceland, Canada
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two small-town aspiring musicians chase their pop star dreams at a global music competition, where high stakes, scheming rivals and onstage mishaps test their bond.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, singer, musician, artistic, music band, performer's life, singing competition, show tunes, musician's life, hopes, farce, dream ...
Time: 2020s
Place: edinburgh scotland, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 139K
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: music band, high school, gay teenager, contests and competitions, singing, coach, desire for fame, teenage life, performance, ambition, musician, outcast ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ 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: humorous, funny, 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, thief, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future, 18th century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: youth, musician's life, underdog, contests and competitions, against the odds, working class, follow your dream, social misfits, hopes, rivalry, artists and showbiz, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new mexico, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.9
 59K
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: teachers and students, boarding school, teacher, childhood, boarding school life, music, musician, boss, orphan, friendship, singer, changing lives ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe, new york, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Deloris Van Cartier is again asked to don the nun's habit to help a run-down Catholic school, presided over by Mother Superior. And if trying to reach out to a class full of uninterested students wasn't bad enough, the sisters discover ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: hip hop, catholic school, convent, ambition, underdog, misfit, mother superior, nun, high school life, music, singing, music band ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 27K
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, reunion, singer, folk singer, music, showbiz, love and romance, music band, satire, musician's life, lifestyle, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, 20th century, contemporary, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, bong, rock, rock and roll, music, friends, administration ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, friendship, last wish, disorder, music band, ambition, contests and competitions, family relations, rivalry, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 134K
Billy Madison (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: graduation, elementary school, rivalry, school, inheritance, irresponsible, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, misfit, goofy hero, fall in love, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 147K
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, odd, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: heavy metal, satire, music, friends, ex couple relations, musician, right and wrong, manager, living with parents, hockey, sleazy, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, music, underdog, college life, rise to the top, musician's life, follow your dream, prodigy, music band, blind ambition, hopes, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harlem, georgia, usa, new york, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 7.9
 259K
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: road movie, feel good, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, on the road, musician's life, rock band, rock, fame, music, journalism, musician, singer, family relations, music band ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california, phoenix arizona, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 6.2
 48K
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, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, high school, dysfunctional family, family relations, love and romance, lifestyle, parents and children, high school life, teachers and students, eccentric family, siblings relations, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, southern california, yale university, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 616
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, offbeat, humorous
Plot: rivalry, friendship, band, drummer, monkey, guitar, friends, desire for fame, musician's life, ambition, buddies, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina, georgia, tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sincere
Plot: music band, hopes, follow your dream, relationship vs career, ambition, artists and showbiz, music, desire for fame, music industry, misfit, rising to stardom, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, obsessed fan, the beatles, screwball, strong female presence, teenage life, high school life, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: school, against the odds, rebellion, ambition, dedicated educator, fighting the system, teachers and students, teenage life, high school life, idealism, satire, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.6
 196K
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, feel good, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, female teacher, teachers and students, selfish woman, arrogance, farce, school teacher, incompetence, irresponsible, profanity, flirting, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 4K
Fubar (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Terry and Dean are lifelong friends who have grown-up together: shotgunning their first beers, forming their first garage band, and growing the great Canadian mullet known as "hockey hair". Now the lives of these Alberta everymen are ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, ironic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, cancer, nothing goes right, musician's life, introspection, music band, buddies, ambition, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, drugs/alcohol, beer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%