Movies like Strangers with Candy 2005

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Strangers with Candy (2005)
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Strangers with Candy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A prequel to the critically acclaimed series featuring Jerri Blank, a 46 year-old ex-junkie, ex-con who returns to high school in a bid to start her life over.
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, parody, satirical, stylized, sexy, clever, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual relations, prostitute, fish out of water, high school life, addiction, teachers and students, starting over, high school, female protagonist, coma, love triangle, gays and lesbians, gender, disorder, parenthood, dark humor, silly humor, drug abuse, satire, unlikely friendships, teacher, school, youth, racism, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and semi serious films with plots about mentor, disorder, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, adaptation and satire mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Strangers with Candy: Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996), American High School (2009), Suck Me Shakespeer (2013), Haiku Tunnel (2001), Porky's II: The Next Day (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Strangers with Candy (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Strangers with Candy is a television series produced by Comedy Central. It first aired on April 7, 1999, and concluded its third and final season on October 2, 2000. Its timeslot was Sundays at 10:00 p.m.. In 2007, Strangers with Candy was ranked ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: satire, high school, looking for sex, teachers and students, misfit, youth, goofy hero, love and romance, juvenile delinquency, nothing goes right, starting over, rehabilitation ...
Time: 90s
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Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pharmaceutical scientist creates a pill that makes people remember their happiest memory, and although it's successful, it has unfortunate side effects.
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coma, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, scientist, obsession, addiction, hidden truth, disorder, inventions and discoveries, fighting the system, dishonesty, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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American High School (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Small lives begin at the end of high school for this surreal society. A senior who married young must contend with her life, love, and pursuit of individuality and femininity in a narcissistic, misogynistic world of irony. Gwen Adams, her husband ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
Plot: high school, youth, high school life, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, love triangle, teenage life, couple relations, sexual relations, looking for sex, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: funny, humorous, 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, love and romance, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future, 18th century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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Haiku Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh is the consummate temp employee, avoiding all long-term connections and responsibilities, both at work and in his personal life. However, by the time his agency places him at the Schuyler & Mitchell law firm, Josh is tired of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, absurd ...
Plot: law firm, workplace, disorder, fighting the system, nothing goes right, workplace situations, boss and employee, fish out of water, introspection, thirtysomething life, obnoxious boss, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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39%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, school, prank, racism, ku klux klan, teaching, silly humor, coming of age, clergy, buddies, youth, society ...
Time: 80s, 50s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kids in America (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Inspired by real events, this ribald comedy pits an unlikely gang of students against their principal after she bars safe-sex activities on campus. Protesting Principal Weller's muzzling of free speech, the teens stage a bold and hilarious ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, cheerleader, teenage life, sexual relations, friendship, lifestyle, rebellion, school, high school life, power relations, society, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary
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39%
The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The original 70's TV family is now placed in the 1990's, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.
Style: humorous, feel good, satirical, funny, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: house, fighting the system, family relations, race against time, fish out of water, save the day, parents and children, rivalry, siblings relations, disorder, suburbs, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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36%
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A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hark! The Herald Pundit Sings! America’s favorite Christmas tradition is now on DVD! Families have gathered around the TV to enjoy Stephen Colbert’s Christmas specials every year since 2008. Now, you can experience the joy over and over! Join ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: disorder, satire, nothing goes right, variety show, confinement indoors, tv show, media, confined, dangerous animal, christmas, show tunes, oldies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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36%
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Mean Girls 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around a new high school student, Jo (Meaghan Martin) , who agrees to befriend an outcast, Abby (Jennifer Stone), at the urging of Abby's wealthy father in exchange for paying all of Jo's costs for the college of her ...
Style: feel good, witty, cynical, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, misfit, friends, high school life, social misfits, teachers and students, teenage life, bitch, best friends, youth, high school hunk, mean girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
All I Wanna Do (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: If there's one thing this wild group of friends at an all-girls high school has learned, it's how to get what they want! So when word leaks out that their school is about to merge with an all-boys academy, some of the students strike ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: boarding school, school, battle of the sexes, coming of age, friendship between girls, teenage life, teenage love, buddies, gender, rebelliousness, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 80s
Place: new york state, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Porky's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As graduation nears for the class of 1955 at Angel Beach High, the gang once again faces off against their old enemy, Porky, who wants them to throw the school's championship basketball game since he has bet on the opposing team.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, teen sex comedy, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, school, cheerleader, power relations, couples, disorder, friends, sport team, athlete's life, coming of age, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 50s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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My Tutor (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: High school senior Bobby Chrystal fails his French class, which will block him from entering Yale. His rich, authoritarian father hires an attractive 29-year-old to tutor Bobby over the summer and help him pass a make-up exam. While Bobby's ...
Style: sexual, teen sex comedy, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, teachers and students, tutor, teacher student sex, looking for sex, teenage life, youth, high school, older woman teenage boy relationship, when the parents are away, high school life, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
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36%
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Brüno (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Flamboyantly gay Austrian television reporter Bruno stirs up trouble with unsuspecting guests and large crowds through brutally frank interviews and painfully hilarious public displays of homosexuality.
Style: humorous, satirical, sexy, absurd, funny ...
Plot: gay slur, satire, social satire, gay, fashion, fame, society, lifestyle, gender, stereotypes, misfit, homosexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, europe, los angeles, austria, vienna ...
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Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, ghost, cons and scams, death, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, paris france, france, europe, los angeles ...
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Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, farce, racism, satire, actor's life, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, interracial relations, filmmaking, dark humor, movie business ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Up the Academy (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This puber-comedy is a kind of mixture between 'Animal House' and 'Police Academy'. Four boys are sent, for different reasons, to a the Sheldon R. Wienberg military academy. The life of dicipline asks a lot of the four geeks. Of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, sexy, satirical ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mail Order Wife (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A documentarian funds a NYC doorman's Asian mail order bride in exchange for the right to film the experience.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, talky ...
Plot: love triangle, dishonesty, couples, fall in love, couple relations, fish out of water, obsession, adultery, deception, manipulation, sexual abuse, exploitation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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34%
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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: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Springer stars as more or less himself, the host of a raunchy, controversial and popular Los Angeles talk show which features everyday people with problems and who frequently vent thrir problems on the air.
Style: sexy, cynical, humorous, satirical, surreal ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Comic Book Villains (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When word hits the street that a nearby elderly gentleman has a cache of old, rare, and very valuable mint condition comic books, rival comic book shop owners Raymond McGillicuddy (Donal Logue) and Norman Link (Michael Rapaport) both set out to be ...
Style: humorous, cynical, entertaining, stylized, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, small town, dark humor, crimes, dishonesty, rivals, friendship, feud, old woman, male female relationship, internet, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
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33%
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Foreplay (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A three-part omnibus centered around sex and its discontents.
Style: biting, cynical, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
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Time: 70s
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A Dirty Shame (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sylvia Stickles runs a convenience store with her husband and mother-in-law. One day, Sylvia is hit on the head and transforms from an uptight prude to a sex-crazed lunatic. As she goes on a rampage through town, Sylvia attracts the attention of Ray ...
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Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Beyond Therapy (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Manhattanites Bruce and Prudence are each looking for a meaningful romantic relationship and have been encouraged by their psychiatrists to find someone through the personal ads. Their first meeting is disastrous, but they begin to hit it off during ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, biting, talky ...
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Time: 80s
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33%
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
Style: parody, humorous, clever, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, media, nothing goes right, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, actor's life, disorder, media satire, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A neurotic L.A. building contractor (Mike Binder in his best Woody Allen imitation) pushes his wife (Mariel Hemingway) into entering into a three way sexual relationship. Unfortunately for him, his wife gets more out of it than he does and becomes a ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
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Time: 90s
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Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, intense, clever ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lost in America (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, feel good ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, new york, arizona, los angeles, california
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Andy hears his girlfriend Lauren sigh after sex, he panics. But even with the help of his friends, porn stars and tantric experts, he continues to stumble in the bedroom, finally realizing that in order to give Lauren the 'O' word, he ...
Style: sexy, humorous, not serious, feel good, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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32%
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: not serious, realistic, humorous, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, high school, silly humor, teachers and students, social relations, youth, drug dealing, slacker, marijuana, power relations, high school life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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