Movies like Starter for 10

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Starter for 10 (2006)
 6.7
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Starter for 10 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1985, against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Brian Jackson enrolls in the University of Bristol, a scholarship boy from seaside Essex with a love of knowledge for its own sake and a childhood spent watching "University Challenge," a college quiz show. At Bristol he tries out for the Challenge team and falls under the spell of Alice, a lovely blond with an extensive sexual past.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, witty, light, melancholic, inspirational, clever, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: politics, party, marijuana, coming of age, social differences, student, university, youth, buddies, couple relations, love and romance, working class, christmas, cheating, unemployment, tv show, radical, roommate, love triangle, theft, protest, scholarship, sex, fight, costume ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about dialogue, runaway, friendship, mentor, catastrophe, unlikely friendships and storytelling mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Starter for 10: Sydney White (2007), Outside Providence (1999), The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996), Blue Juice (1995), Tadpole (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
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Sydney White (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: college, student life, college life, popularity, youth, fall in love, student, friendship, rivalry, romance, friends, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, san francisco, new jersey
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100%
Outside Providence (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this coming-of-age comedy, Tim Dunphy is leading a go-nowhere existence, spending his days smoking pot and hanging out with his best friend, Drugs Delaney. But Tim's lazy days of getting high are jettisoned after a brush with the law ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school life, love, student, party, prank, romance, parents and children, family relations, teenager, teenage life, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: rhode island, usa, campus, connecticut, new england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rose Morgan, who still lives with her mother, is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, makeover, mathematics, professor, friendship, self discovery, university, starting over, literature ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.3
 2K
Blue Juice (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: JC is the hero of the Cornish surfing community. Staring thirty hard in the face, he fears that the wave that has carried him through a prolonged adolescence is heading for the rocks as his girlfriend pressures him for commitment and his friends ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: surfing, friendship, lifestyle, sport, romance, buddies, fish out of water, drug dealing, best friends, coming of age, coast, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, cornwall, hawaii, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.1
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Tadpole (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. On the train home from ...
Style: sexy, witty, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, fall in love, love and romance, stepmother stepson relationship, family life, couples, youth, family relations, adolescence, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.0
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The Sure Thing (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gib, a beer-guzzling slob, and Alison, an uptight Ivy-Leaguer, are an unlikely duo stuck together on a cross-country trip during Christmas break. At first they get on each other's nerves but, as time passes, they find their divergent natures ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, road movie, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: student life, on the road, road trip, youth, college, coming of age, romance, fall in love, couples, swimming pool, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.2
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Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, small town life, teenage life, siblings relations, love and romance, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene: her daughter by the delinquent Jimmy, who flew the coop years ago and hasn't been heard from since. ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: love triangle, love, starting over, family life, romance, parents and children, couples, siblings relations, couple relations, haunted by the past, human nature, romantic rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Pumpkin (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When perfect, perky Carolyn (Christina Ricci) and her Alpha Omega Pi sisters decide to coach mentally challenged athletes for the regional Challenged Games, Carolyn's assigned to coach Pumpkin (Hank Harris), a young disabled man who touches her ...
Style: humorous, witty, gloomy, biting, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, romance, friendship, couples, mentally challenged, misfit, opposites attract, fall in love, social misfits, couple relations, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, campus, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: college, friendship, coming of age, lifestyle, buddies, graduation, twentysomething life, drinking, party, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, roommate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, prague czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, literature, break-up, teacher, computer genius, reconciliation, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: sport, friendship, culture clash, generation gap, coach, soccer, tradition, family, follow your dream, parents and children, youth, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, germany, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
On a Clear Day (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After decades of laboring as a Glasgow shipbuilder, Frank Redmond, a no-nonsense 55-year-old working-class man, suddenly finds himself laid off. For the first time in his life, he is without a job or a sense of direction, and he's too proud to ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, working class, marriage, swimming, unemployment, self discovery, parents and children, society, human nature, couples, buddies, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: english channel, scotland, europe, seaport, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
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The Wackness (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in New York City in the sweltering summer, The Wackness tells the story of a troubled teenage drug dealer, who trades pot for therapy sessions with a drug-addled psychiatrist. Things get more complicated when he falls for one of his classmates, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, coming of age, friendship, first love, therapy, doctors and patients, hip hop, misfit, buddies, love affair, social misfits, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, witty, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, diary, thirtysomething life, looking for love, opposites attract, workplace romance, christmas, love triangle, holiday, couples, infidelity, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dear White People (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Four black students attend an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over an “African American” themed party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in 'post-racial' America ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, inspirational ...
Plot: racism, college, college life, student life, interracial relations, prejudice, storytelling, marijuana, obsession, student, university, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, 2010s, year 2011 ...
Place: campus, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
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Before We Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, hopes, nothing goes right, adventure, art, jazz musician, stranger, life philosophy, fall in love, loneliness, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 38K
Euro Pudding (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship.
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: roommate, youth, friendship, prejudice, french, infidelity, hippie, lesbian, party, student, travel, college life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, barcelona spain, barcelona, campus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.2
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Summer Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: touching, humorous, light, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, summer camp, friendship, gays and lesbians, youth, love triangle, gay teenager, teenagers, romance, teenage love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nerdy high schooler Ronald Miller rescues cheerleader Cindy Mancini from parental punishment after she accidentally destroys her mother's designer clothes. Ronald agrees to pay for the $1,000 outfit on one condition: that she will act as though ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: opposites attract, high school, friendship, romance, social differences, fall in love, couples, teenage life, social climbing, youth, lifestyle, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Say Anything... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A budding romance between noble underachiever Lloyd Dobler and high school valedictorian Diane Court is threatened when Diane's overly possessive, disapproving father interferes with their relationship. With a prized scholarship to study abroad ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: high school, young lovers, kickboxer, opposites attract, romance, graduation, coming of age, youth, couples, wooing, first love, boyfriend ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, england, usa, seattle washington, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 10K
Fever Pitch (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a man, a woman and a football team. Based on Nick Hornby's best selling autobiographical novel, Fever Pitch. English teacher Paul Ashworth believes his long standing obsession with Arsenal serves him well. But then he ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sport, soccer, teacher, couple relations, contests and competitions, romance, fall in love, ambition, opposites attract, sport team, couples, relationship problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither ...
Style: humorous, romantic, funny, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: sex, womanizer, infidelity, romance, friends, couples, love and romance, fall in love, hopes, unlikely couple, love, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, france, medical school, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, high school life, best friends, school, teenage life, coming of age, parents and children, couples, wooing, love and romance, high school, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 130K
One Day (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, opposites attract, best friends in love, friendship, ambition, social differences, follow your dream, couples, reunion, love, male female friendship, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 80s ...
Place: paris france, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 389K
Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, love at first sight, infidelity, fall in love, unlikely couple, first love, romance, multiple storylines, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, marseille, england, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: politics, friendship, infidelity, coming of age, single parent, self discovery, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, fall in love, introspection, misfit ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, massachusetts, milwaukee wisconsin, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 147K
Adventureland (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: job seeking, summer job, coming of age, friendship, dating, party, college graduate, male virgin, loss of virginity, reconciliation, amusement park, leaving home ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Lot Like Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, encounter, love and romance, unfulfilled love, friendship, couple relations, opposites attract, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 163K
About a Boy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, ...
Style: feel good, touching, romantic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: single parent, friendship, mentor, dysfunctional family, coming of age, age difference, couples, single father, depression, family problems, thirtysomething life, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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