Movies like Malibu Hot Summer

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Malibu Hot Summer (1981)
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Malibu Hot Summer (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Logan is a poor little rich boy. He learns to love from three nubile L.A. newcomers that will do anything to be introduced into the sizzling nightlife of the City of Angels. Portraying the Malibu beach life by day, and the L.A. club life by night, Sizzle Beach U.S.A. is a stunning insiders critique on the sex and drug lifestyle of the West Coast swinger scene in the early 80s.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sex comedy
Plot: coming of age, youth, friendship, friends, love and romance, fall in love, follow your dream, lifestyle, strong female presence, desire for fame, cowboy, student, female nudity, sex scene, beach, singing, radio, mirror, voyeur, guitar, manager, boss, voyeurism, actress, secretary ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, 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 love and romance, friends, friendship, romance, couples, lifestyle and fall in love mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Malibu Hot Summer: Bottoms Up (2006), California Dreaming (1979), The Bikini Carwash Company (1992), Free Enterprise (1998), Stonerville (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bottoms Up (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captivated by the posh Hollywood scene, bartender Owen Peadman (Jason Mewes) travels from the Midwest to take part in a drink-serving contest. But he fails to win the jackpot and winds up working for a gossip show instead. Now, to uncover the latest ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, porno movie, gross out humor ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, disorder, couples, gender, love and romance, fall in love, looking for sex, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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100%
California Dreaming (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young T.T. comes from Chicago to spend the summer in California. He slowly becomes "California-ized," while learning about love and life in the Golden State.
Style: feel good, sentimental, sincere, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lifestyle, coming of age, infidelity, beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder, couples, friends, fish out of water, romance, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Bikini Carwash Company (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Women go topless at a carwash company in order to increase business.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy
Plot: fighting the system, lifestyle, car wash, bikini, romance, gender, betrayal, youth, strong female presence, student life, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Free Enterprise (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Young filmmakers trying to hawk a movie titled "Bradykillers" about a serial killer who goes after victims Marcia, Jan, and Cindy meet their screen idol, William Shatner. The two young men, who idolize him and in their fantasies have seen ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, ironic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, dream, star trek, satire, stereotypes, lifestyle, obsession, love triangle, addiction, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 341
Stonerville (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Troy "Slam" Slamsky loses his girl, love makes a wake-up call and he finds success in the world of online advertising with some hysterical twists on an old theme. Finding a new love who understands his vision sets Slam free to do what ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: couples, friends, friendship, romance, lifestyle, ambition, love and romance, buddies, youth, sexual content, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Spring Breakdown (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three women in their thirties head to a popular Spring Break destination and try to relive the Spring Break they never had.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, sorority, farce, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, twentysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, spring break, party, drinking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Not Cool (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: NOT COOL follows former prom king and college freshman Scott (Shane Dawson) who has just returned home for Thanksgiving break only to be dumped by his eccentric, long-term girlfriend. With his world turned upside down, Scott strikes an unlikely ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, couples, college life, youth, friends, unlikely couple, small town, homecoming, small town life, romance, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Friends (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Meet Chloe and Owen: best buds since their sandbox days. Now, in med school as they attempt to balance the weight of their studies, his job, her band, their parents, their friends (their sanity), they find little time for relationships...but lots of ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, couple relations, friends, couples, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, fall in love, medical school, sexual content, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Heart & Soul (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 1956: The shy Jonathan's luck with girls changes when he wins the rebellious Gene as a friend in his last year of high school. Gene is adored by many girls and manages to teach Jonathan a few lessons. Gene himself would rather just be with one ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, coming of age, small town, first love, teenager, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, misfit, opposites attract, young lovers, romance, buddies ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Smiling Fish & Goat on Fire (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two brothers share a house in LA's Fairfax district: Tony's a feckless actor, Chris is an accountant. Both are in relationships on rocky ground. As these emotions swirl, Tony meets his US Postal Service letter carrier, a single mom named ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: accountant, friendship, romance, singleness, family relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, actor's life, lifestyle, musician's life, filmmaking, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Color of Milk (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Selma's mother died giving birth to her, and Selma's step aunt is living proof that men only cause trouble. So the 11 year old girl makes a deal with her best friends that they will stay away from boys and dedicate their lives to science. ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family relations, love and romance, romance, best friends, friendship, teenage life, teenage love, fall in love, self discovery, friends, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Private School (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Private-school student Christine loves Jim. But her classmate, Jordan, is also vying for Jim's attention and trying to end his relationship with Christine. Meanwhile, Jim's friend Bubba embarks on a series of sexual escapades, including ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friends, teenager, school, love and romance, teenage love, girls' boarding school, teen sex comedy, buddies, lifestyle, youth, misfit, looking for sex ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Finding Bliss (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jody Balaban, an aspiring filmmaker, is fresh to L.A. with New York film school accolades and the dream of making her movie. Unable to get a job where she can use the skills she so finely honed, Jody must edit adult entertainment to make ends meet. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, romance, filmmaking, showbiz, sexual relations, scantily clad female, fall in love, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, workplace, love and romance, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
I Love You, Don't Touch Me! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a 25 year old virgin girl, looking for the right boyfriend, not realizing that "the one" has been next to her for many years.
Style: sexy, witty, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, virgin, relationships, betrayal, romance, love triangle, looking for love, couples, friends, love and romance, best friends, first love ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Sweetest Thing (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Christina's love life is stuck in neutral. After years of avoiding the hazards of a meaningful relationship, one night while club-hopping with her girlfriends, she meets Peter, her perfect match. Fed up with playing games, she finally gets the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, wedding, buddies, disorder, opposites attract, fall in love, roommate, romance, looking for love, best friends, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sex, Politics & Cocktails (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Latin American filmmaker Sebastian Cortez (Julien Hernandez) is unable to commit to his girlfriend and, at age 30, finds himself alone and never in love in this irreverent comedy. On a mission to find the love of his life, he solicits help from his ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, looking for love, opposites attract, culture clash, friendship, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, youth, couples, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, latin america, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
An Uzi at the Alamo (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Searching for his identity, a young writer pledges to his dysfunctional family that he will commit suicide on his 25th birthday. As the fateful day approaches, he stumbles upon love and a new sense of self. Fearing family humiliation if he backs out ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: family relations, coming of age, fall in love, eccentric family, self discovery, hopes, love and romance, bittersweet, twentysomething life, suicide, birthday, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Muffin Top: A Love Story (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Muffin Top: A Love Story" is the story of Suzanne (Cathryn Michon) a Women's Studies Pop Culture professor at Malibu University, who studies images of women in the media for a living, and yet is made insecure by the constant parade ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: singleness, romance, physical appearance, love and romance, looking for love, friends, couples, sexual content, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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35 and Ticking (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Centers around the lives of Victoria, Zenobia, Clevon, and Phil -- all friends approaching the age of 35 and struggling to build the families they've always dreamed of. While Zenobia (Nicole Ari Parker) is still looking for a man, Victoria ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, comedy of errors, midlife crisis, love and romance, couples, disorder, wooing, couple relations, buddies, crumbling marriage, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Book of Love (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: John Twiller takes down his high school yearbook and begins to reminiscence about that time he first moved into the neighborhood in 1956. His teenage self, Jack is obsessed with Lily one of the more popular girls around. The sole obstacle is Angelo, ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: prom, teenage love, friendship, fish out of water, high school, americana, youth, romance, friends, couple relations, self discovery, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Loving Jezebel (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man is cursed with falling in love with other men's women.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: infidelity, thirtysomething life, friendship, fall in love, twentysomething life, suburbs, store, singleness, suburban life, curses spells and rituals, college, breakup ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 640
Dish Dogs (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends travel from town to town taking jobs as dishwashers until they both find love and must choose separate paths.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, surfing, love, fall in love, friendship, battle of the sexes, young lovers, wooing, buddies, lifestyle, youth, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 4K
Cavemen (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Cavemen" is a comedic film with a slight edge of drama revolving around the lives of somewhat single, somewhat unemployed guys living in a warehouse converted to living quarters in the 'Arts District' of Downtown Los Angeles, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light
Plot: lifestyle, buddies, singleness, friends, love and romance, looking for love, life philosophy, transformation, womanizer, male female relationship, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Billy, a struggling young gay photographer (who likes Polaroids), tired of being the "other man", falls in love with Gabriel, a waiter and aspiring musician who is probably straight but possibly gay or at least curious. Billy tries to get ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, hollywood, romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, gender, friendship, relationships, stereotypes, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Under the Boardwalk (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It is the final weekend of summer and a group of Californian teenagers are looking forward to an upcoming surf contest. Rival gangs the 'Vals' and the 'Lowks' are confident that they will take home the trophy, but things become ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, rivalry, romance, hopes, contests and competitions, youth, teenage life, forbidden love, fall in love, profanity, love and romance, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The House Bunny (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shelley is living a carefree life until a rival gets her tossed out of the Playboy Mansion. With nowhere to go, fate delivers her to the sorority girls from Zeta Alpha Zeta. Unless they can sign a new pledge class, the seven socially clueless women ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: sorority, college, playboy, love and romance, college life, youth, female friendship, rivalry, friendship, makeover, campus, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
See You in September (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Feeling abandoned by her therapist who's gone on an extended vacation, beautiful Lindsay (Estella Warren) gets help with her fear of commitment from an ad hoc support group formed by other New Yorkers also left high and dry by their shrinks. ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: support group, romance, couple relations, friendship, doctors and patients, fall in love, power relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, group therapy, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Nice Guy Johnny (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Johnny Rizzo, is about to trade his dream job in talk radio for some snooze-ville gig that'll pay enough to please his fiance. Enter Uncle Terry, a rascally womanizer set on turning a weekend in the Hamptons into an eye-opening fling for his ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: job interview, lifestyle, love and romance, self discovery, male female relationship, new job, beach, tennis player, society, mentor, friendship, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, friendship, eviction, romance, island, disorder, nothing goes right, buddies, youth, love and romance, escapades, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 741
Shirin in Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Despite being engaged to a successful Iranian plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, Shirin finds herself falling for a mysterious young man who lives in a lighthouse in northern California.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, true love, family relations, romance, fall in love, society, interracial marriage, couples, friendship, parents and children, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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