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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, teachers and students, coming of age, silly humor, teenager, torture, bully, exam, private school, punishment, underwear, beating, baby girl, abuse, gym teacher, birth, corporal punishment, boxer shorts
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe, versailles

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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, buddies, teenage life, silly humor and high school life mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Under-Gifted: Serial Teachers (2013), Daddy Cool (2008), Ducoboo (2011), Low Cost (2011), Junior (2014). 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, captivating, feel good
Plot: teachers and students, high school, school teacher, high school life, school, teenage life, silly humor, hardcase students, youth, disorder, teenager, classroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris 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: disorder, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, youth, coming of age, reunion, adolescence vs adulthood, estrangement, bittersweet, social relations, 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: not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Audience: student film
Plot: high school, friendship, teachers and students, love letter, power relations, rebelliousness, comedy of errors, farce, youth, rebellion, hardcase students, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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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, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: kids
Plot: mischievous children, elementary school, friendship, lifestyle, rebellion, dedicated educator, young heroes, buddies, misfit, hardcase students, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Low Cost (2011)
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, offbeat, realistic
Plot: airplane, rebellion, nothing goes right, disorder, rebelliousness, friends, fear of flying, satire, silly humor, hijacking
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tunisia, africa, europe, 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, entertaining, light, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, love and romance, womanizer, teenage love, youth, wooing, high school, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life, high school life, partners, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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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, semi serious ...
Plot: tv show, fighting the system, media satire, youth, partners, media, society, television, television studio, rebellion, misfit partners, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
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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
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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: not serious, humorous, light, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prank, desire for fame, buddies, ambition, rising to stardom, disorder, fictional reality show, escapades, sex, computers and web, friends, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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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, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: humorous, sexy, sexual, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, school, teenager, prank, racism, ku klux klan, teaching, high school life, teenage life, teenage love, teachers and students, looking for sex ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, entertaining, feel good, realistic
Plot: high school, teenage love, nothing goes right, youth, buddies, hardcase students, crimes, social relations, disorder, heist, teenage life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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46%
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, not serious, realistic
Plot: chase, farce, transvestism, silly humor, workplace situations, storage unit, disorder, workplace, goofy hero, investigation, chases and races, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Outcasts (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, vengeance, high school, youth, disorder, society, misfit, teenage life, coming of age, rivalry, social relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, disorder, couples, dishonesty, adultery, adulterer, easter, breasts, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
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Jonah From Tonga (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
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
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, rebelliousness, popularity, youth, teenage life, teachers and students, mischievous children, society, juvenile delinquent, self involved, power relations, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, drug dealing, teachers and students, drugs/alcohol, youth, high school, high school life, friends, power relations, fall in love, disorder, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, silly humor, profanity, friends, stupidity, humiliation, disguise, vandalism, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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40%
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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: humorous, realistic, feel good, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: looking for sex, disorder, friends, wild ride, teenage girl, teenage boy, teenager, buddies, drugs/alcohol, silly humor, underage drinking, scandinavian girl ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
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39%
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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, realistic, not serious, captivating
Plot: prank, workplace, rebelliousness, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, silly humor, partners, rebellion, obnoxious boss, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, snobbism, performer's life, chaos and mayhem, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: high school, youth, lifestyle, teachers and students, school, urban ghetto life, teenage life, high school life, adolescence vs adulthood, dedicated educator, misfit, society ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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
Plot: fish out of water, grownups, disorder, buddies, parents and children, self discovery, couples, life turned upside down, adolescence vs adulthood, babies and infants, friends, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, sexy, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: punk, prank, high school, teenager, nerd, arcade, teenage life, looking for sex, destiny, nightlife, teenage love, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Boys on the Beach (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four guys from a Paris housing project fabricate a documentary about drug dealers working in the City of Lights. When a television network falls hook, line, and sinker for the prank video, the foursome are given a free three-week vacation in the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, cynical, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: beach, resort, love and romance, buddies, society, lifestyle, rich and poor, prank, dishonesty, disorder, stoners, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Easy! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bruno Beltrame makes a living of sorts. He wanted to be a great writer but he is content to write the books of others. He also gives private lessons to students who are not serious. Among his pupils is fifteen-year-old Luca, more quick-witted and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: teenage life, rebellion, life turned upside down, troublemaker, disorder, family relations, rebelliousness, parents and children, youth, professor, coming of age, male masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Protect and Serve (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of bumbling French cops team up to take on the underworld.
Style: feel good, realistic, not serious, exciting, humorous
Plot: odd couple, fish out of water, police investigation, misfit, partners, law enforcement, crimes, disorder, heroic mission, fighting crime, partners against crime, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Discord (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Guillaume has made it: A machine that can clean dirty air by simply sucking all dirt into air balloons and then shipping them far far away so his explanation. Some Japanese business guys, after dinner with a lot of alcohol, order 5,000 pieces. His ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: farce, silly humor, couples, environmental health, family problems, disorder, inventions and discoveries, quibbling, couple relations, relationship vs career, technology gone awry, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
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35%
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, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: racism, interracial relations, fish out of water, fall in love, teenage love, manners, disorder, misfit, love and romance, family relations, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, feel good ...
Plot: adventure, farce, journalism, misfit, partners, heroes, danger, media, dishonesty, disorder, friends, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, middle east, europe, iraq, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%