Movies like The Under-Gifted

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The Under-Gifted (1980)
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The Under-Gifted (1980)
Original name: Les sous-doués
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story centers around a graduating class of "less-gifted" students in a private Versailles high school. Only a miracle has brought the students this far along, and after a practical joke misfires and the whole school is dynamited, the students are in deep trouble. They have to present themselves in court for their punishment and it could not be worse: If they don't pass their high-school graduation exams, they go to prison!
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental, light, offbeat, cult film
Plot: prank, youth, high school life, high school, disorder, rebellion, rebelliousness, hardcase students, exam, private school, teachers and students, coming of age, silly humor, pregnant teenager, cheating, teacher student relationship, preparatory school, teenager, torture, bully, punishment, underwear, beating, baby girl, abuse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, versailles, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, youth, friends, high school, high school life, teenage life and silly humor mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Under-Gifted: Serial Teachers (2013), The Real Life of Teachers (2013), Daddy Cool (2008), Ducoboo (2011), The Night Before the Exams (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Serial Teachers (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: With only 12 percent of its pupils obtaining their baccalaureate, Jules Ferry High School is the worst school in France. The Inspector of Schools has already exhausted all the conventional means to raise standards at the school and he has no choice ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, feel good, captivating
Plot: teachers and students, high school, youth, high school life, school teacher, school, teenage life, silly humor, hardcase students, disorder, teenager, classroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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The Real Life of Teachers (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A comedy about a band of voyeuristic students who take their jobs at the school paper to extremes, deciding to uncover the real lives of their teachers.
Style: humorous, exciting, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: teachers and students, high school life, stalking, youth, high school, hardcase students, disorder, social relations, riding a bicycle, power relations, cycling, investigation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Daddy Cool (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story about the age gap between a scientist father, Philipe Le Tallec, and his newly discovered teen aged daughter, Eglantine.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, disorder, parents and children, family relations, youth, coming of age, estrangement, reunion, adolescence vs adulthood, social relations, bittersweet, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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The Chaos Class Failed the Class (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hababam Sinifi is basically a movie based on the novel by Rifat Ilgaz, telling the story about a class of lazy high school pranksters. The movie just presents the most entertaining moments of high school years; which we have all been there once, and ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: student film
Plot: high school, friendship, teachers and students, love letter, rebellion, hardcase students, youth, power relations, comedy of errors, rebelliousness, farce, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ducoboo (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ducoboo is a very inventive dunce and joker, he is very resourceful at finding new ways to copy from his neighbor, to cheat or to defy the teacher's authority.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: kids
Plot: mischievous children, elementary school, friendship, lifestyle, rebellion, dedicated educator, young heroes, buddies, misfit, hardcase students, youth, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Night Before the Exams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rome, 1989. Luca Molinari meets Claudia in a party, both of them are stressed about the upcoming final exams. Luca falls in love with the girl and now spends his time looking for her. He is assisted by his inseparable friends: Alice, Richard, ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, buddies, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, teachers and students, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, italy
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Low Cost (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Passengers on a low cost flight from Djerba to Beauvais have their patience tested to destruction when their departure is delayed for eight hours because of a fault with the plane's air-conditioning. In the end, they are so fed up that they ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, realistic, offbeat
Plot: airplane, rebellion, nothing goes right, friends, rebelliousness, disorder, fear of flying, satire, silly humor, hijacking
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tunisia, france, africa, europe
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The Grad Job (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Teenagers, in their last year of High School, steel the subjects of the Baccalaureate from the education exam division in order to succeed at the exam.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Plot: high school, teenage love, nothing goes right, crimes, buddies, youth, hardcase students, disorder, social relations, heist, teenage life, cheating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Junior (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alex is in love with Sandra since childhood but has never dared approach her.He asks Antoine, a lonely writer to help him seduce her, because in his time he was the only one to conquer the heart of the mother.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, womanizer, love and romance, teenage love, wooing, teenage life, youth, teaching the ways of the world, high school, high school life, partners, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Porky's II: The Next Day (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the students of Angel Beach High decide to stage "An Evening With Shakespeare," their efforts are threatened by Miss Balbricker, who views the works of Shakespeare as obscene. She enlists the help of Reverend Bubba Flavel, a religious ...
Style: teen sex comedy, humorous, sexy, sexual, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
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Time: 80s, 1950s, 50s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Pirate TV (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jean-Lou, Yasmina, Victor, Clara, Adonis and the others will create their own TV channel. They especially want to make the revolution.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: tv show, fighting the system, media satire, youth, media, partners, society, television, television studio, rebelliousness, innocence lost, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Dinner Guest (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fifty years old, three years past of unemployment, benefits decreasing very quickly... Gerard is at the end of the rope when a position is offered him in Indonesia. To win the favor of his new employer, Gerard invites him to dinner at home. Fatal ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: boss and employee, disorder, reception, guest, entity, couples, nothing goes right, unemployment, power relations, mysterious character, hopes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, indonesia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Expelled (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Felix (Cameron Dallas) is a legendary prankster who gets expelled from his high school and, with his friend’s help, stops at nothing to hide it from his parents.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, friends, coming of age, youth, prankster, disorder, siblings relations, school expulsion, power relations, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
American Sophomore (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of high school kids enjoy many adventures throughout their formative tenth grade year.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage life, escapades, youth, friends, disorder, social relations, high school, high school life, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenager
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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WTF (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Rémi Gaillard is the real character of the World network, troll, provocateur, one of the biggest-selling comic actor in Europe. One and a half milliards of viewing and millions of fans. A day came, and he decided to steady down: got married, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alphonse Brown, who firmly believes he is the bastard son of James Brown, meets up with his best friend Scotch after Brown gets out of jail. On their way to Paris to begin careers as recording artists, the pair stumbles across a potent type of ...
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Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, nothing goes right, infidelity, couples, disorder, dishonesty, adultery, adulterer, easter, breasts, undressing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Crash Course (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Some students taking driver's ed during the summer. Among the students is Riko, a cocky guy; Chad, a guy from a privileged background, who's terrified to get behind the wheel; Vanessa, who's over protective mom who wouldn't allow ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: high school, stoners, power relations, adolescence vs adulthood, school, teachers and students, urban ghetto life, high school life, teenage life, urban ghetto, hardcase students, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Mac & Devin Go to High School (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A comedy that follows two high school students -- one overachiever struggling to write his valedictorian speech, the other a senior now going on his 15th year of school.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, high school, drug dealing, youth, teachers and students, social relations, drugs/alcohol, silly humor, marijuana, slacker, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Three Men and a Cradle (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three young men (Jacques, Pierre and Michel) share an apartment in Paris, and have many girlfriends and parties. Once, during a party, a friend of Jacques' tells him he has a quite compromising package to deliver, and asks him if he can leave ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, date night
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Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The 11 Commandments (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After an evening of drinking, six men find themselves in front of The God of the Joke. Distressed to find that people aren't laughing anymore, He gives the six friends a mission: to save the world with the Eleven Commandments of the Joke. The ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, funny, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prank, chaos and mayhem, disorder, buddies, friends, profanity, silly humor, stupidity, disguise, humiliation, vandalism, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Wild Goose Chase (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The whole intrigue is centered around carte-blanche documents kept in a vault. Whoever fills in the blank becomes the owner of a revue. Big money is involved. The nephew of the owner of the vault is trying to cheat his uncle and have his name in the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: transvestism, farce, chase, chases and races, workplace, silly humor, workplace situations, nothing goes right, investigation, goofy hero, storage unit, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Demoted (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What go around comes around for a pair of prank-playing tire salesmen (Astin and Vartan) who find themselves placed in secretarial jobs by their put-upon boss (Cross)
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: prank, workplace, workplace situations, rebelliousness, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, silly humor, obnoxious boss, rivalry, partners, buddies, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Totally Awesome (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Do you prefer to wax on or wax off? Preacher won't let you dance? Well then, put Baby in the corner and come on down, 'cause VH1 is bringing back more of the'80s you love in this feature-length film, Totally Awesome. The Gundersons ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friends, lifestyle, rivalry, love and romance, disorder, martial arts, dancer's life, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, youth, silly humor ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Joysticks (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful businessman attempts to shut down a video arcade he believes is harmful to the mental health of children.
Style: humorous, sexual, realistic, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: punk, prank, high school, teenager, arcade, nerd, partners, save the day, coming of age, youth, manipulations, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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33%
Neuilly Yo Mama! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Samy moves from the underdeveloped crime-ridden French suburb to the riches of Neuilly.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: racism, interracial relations, fish out of water, fall in love, teenage love, love and romance, misfit, manners, disorder, single parent, youth, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
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A Day at the Museum (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Un conservateur terrorisé par les plantes vertes, une mère plastifiée pour être exposée, un ballet de Saintes Vierges, des gardiens épuisés par Rodin, un ministre perdu dans une exposition de sexes, une voiture disparue au parking Rembrandt, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: satire, tour guide, artists and showbiz, disorder, human nature, art museum, art exhibition, modern art, stowaway, sexual content, chaos and mayhem, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Studentfesten (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 1994. Rasmus two best friends Frans and Ian talk him into crashing graduation parties in search of fun, booze and girls to get over Klara who just broke up with him. During the day his feelings for her is tested when he learns the truth about ...
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: looking for sex, disorder, friends, wild ride, teenage girl, teenage boy, teenager, buddies, silly humor, drugs/alcohol, scandinavian girl, high school graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Jonah From Tonga (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fourteen year old breakdancer and mischievous delinquent, Jonah Takalua, returns from Tonga to start a new life at Holy Cross High School. Dominating the playground with his gang Fobba-licious, amusing himself with endless filfthy jokes and a ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, parody
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Place: australia
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Special Correspondents (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: R2I, a famous news radio station, sends its best reporting duo to Iraq: Frank, journalist, and Poussin, sound engineer. Very quickly, millions of listeners follow their highly documented stories, reflecting the hot intensity of the fighting and the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: misfit, adventure, farce, journalism, cons and scams, buddies, disorder, partners, heroes, dishonesty, danger, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, middle east, iraq, paris france
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31%