Movies like Summer School

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Summer School (1987)
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Summer School (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A high-school gym teacher has big plans for the summer, but is forced to cancel them to teach a "bonehead" English class for misfit goof-off students. Fortunately, his unconventional brand of teaching fun field trips begins to connect with them, and even inspires ardor in some.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, funny, entertaining, nostalgic, sexy, light, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: summer school, high school, underdog, teacher, school, surfing, self discovery, coming of age, summer, teaching, teenager, teenage life, youth, rock, romance, teachers and students, rivalry, dedication, dedicated educator, hardcase students, power relations, silly humor, teenage pregnancy, misfit, geek ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, hawaii

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Most similar movies to Summer School

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, realistic and semi serious films with plots about teenager, high school, youth, teenage life, mentor, coming of age and runaway mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Summer School: Better Off Dead... (1985), One Crazy Summer (1986), Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), Secret Admirer (1985), How I Got Into College (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Better Off Dead... (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lane Meyer is obsessed with his girlfriend Beth and is crushed when she falls for the new captain of the ski team, Roy. After several failed suicide attempts, narrow escapes from the relentless paper boy, and nearly unbearable dinners at home with ...
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: skiing, suicide attempt, machismo, coming of age, romance, teenage love, unfulfilled love, youth, rivalry, young lovers, dark humor, nerd ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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100%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, friendship, eviction, romance, disorder, island, buddies, youth, nothing goes right, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school slacker pretends to be sick to skip school and have an exciting day off alongside his girlfriend and his best buddy through Chicago, while trying to outwit his obsessive school principal and his unconformited sister along the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, skipping school, friendship, high school, generation gap, high school life, when the parents are away, family relations, teacher, teenage life, independence, car theft ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, united states, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Secret Admirer (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When high-school heartthrob Michael receives an unsigned love letter, he assumes it's from knock-out prom queen Deborah Anne instead of pretty honor student Toni. And when Michael accidentally misplaces the letter, the juicy jottings soon make ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, teenage life, mistaken identity, school, teenager, disorder, love and romance, nothing goes right, friendship, farce, summer vacation, secret admirer ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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How I Got Into College (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon's affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. Jessica fights off her parent's expectation of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: college, high school, romance, partners, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, looking for love, teenage love, power relations, youth, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 18K
Get Over It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Berke Landers, a popular high school basketball star, gets dumped by his life-long girlfriend, Allison, he soon begins to lose it. But with the help of his best friend Felix's sister Kelly, he follows his ex into the school's spring ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, fall in love, love triangle, teenage life, underdog, high school life, unlikely couple, falling in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, unrequited love, family, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Just One of the Guys (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Terry Griffith loses her high school's writing competition, she's convinced that it's because she's a girl. So Terry decides to change high schools and pose as a boy to prove her point. Her brother, Buddy, helps her pass as ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cross dressing, high school, switching roles, hidden identity, sexism, adolescence, romance, college, gender bending, goofy hero, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, phoenix arizona, tucson arizona, arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 87K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, youth, teenager, high school life, teenage life, teenagers, adolescence, popularity, high school student, friends, friendship, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's graduation day at Huntington Hills High, and you know what that means - time to party. And not just any party, either. This one will be a night to remember, as the nerds become studs, the jocks are humiliated, and freshman crushes blossom ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: graduation, coming of age, high school, friends, party, romance, youth, teenage life, love and romance, teenager, one last chance, unspoken love ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 48K
Teen Wolf (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a shy teenager's new-found powers help him score at basketball - and with the popular girls - he has some pretty hairy decisions to make.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, werewolf, high school, school, high school life, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, teenager, buddies, surfing, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 87K
She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, sweet, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, opposites attract, teenage love, bet, romance, teen romance, teenager, high school life, youth, young love, cinderella story, high school hunk ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 14K
Valley Girl (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, slang ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: friends, high school, coming of age, party, romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, teenage life, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 5K
For Keeps? (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, romance, high school, teenage pregnancy, coming of age, teenage love, family problems, young lovers, teenager, family relations, love story ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 18K
Superstar (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Orphan Mary Katherine Gallagher, an ugly duckling at St. Monica High School, has a dream: to be kissed soulfully. She decides she can realize this dream if she becomes a superstar, so her prayers, her fantasies, and her conversations with her only ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, inspirational, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: school, love and romance, contests and competitions, teenage life, friendship, unfulfilled love, fish out of water, follow your dream, hopes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, high school life, cheerleader ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: teen sex comedy, humorous, semi serious, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friends, girls' boarding school, school, love and romance, teenage love, high school life, looking for sex, buddies, lifestyle, youth, misfit, high school ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Never Been Kissed (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: high school, prom, journalist, humiliation, undercover, entrapment, hidden identity, romance, fall in love, journalism, high school life, adolescence ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 77K
Pretty in Pink (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: high school life, high school, friendship, rich man poor woman, prom, teenage love, crush, romance, relationships, love, slumber party, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: opposites attract, cheerleading, high school, friendship, romance, dream girl, social differences, couples, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, social climbing ...
Time: 80s
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Slap Her... She's French (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Welcome to Splendona High School, Texas, where football players, cheerleaders and beauty queens rule the hallways. And Starla Grady, the most popular girl in school, is on top of it all. That is, at least until Genevieve LePlouff, a French foreign ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, sexy, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleader, high school, high school life, youth, fish out of water, popularity, unfulfilled love, culture clash, ambition, contests and competitions, small town life, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, france, usa, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
High School High (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Richard Clark has just left the well-known Wellington Academy to teach at Marion Barry High School. Now, he will try to inspire the D-average students into making good grades and try to woo a fellow teacher.
Style: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, gang, school, farce, teachers and students, friendship, idealism, high school life, urban ghetto life, teenage love, teenage life, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.7
 746
Joy of Sex (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Teenager Leslie Hindenberg, mistakenly believing she has just weeks to live, decides she will lose her virginity before she dies.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loss of virginity, high school, looking for sex, youth, teenage love, teenage life, couples, disorder, power relations, lifestyle, romance, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 196K
Clueless (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, touching, not serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, opposites attract, popularity, fashion, teen romance, teenage life, youth, couples, teenage love, love and romance, teenagers, satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 1K
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, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: prom, teenage love, friendship, fish out of water, high school, americana, youth, romance, friends, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, opposites attract, romance, family disapproval, first love, graduation, coming of age, youth, young lovers, boyfriend, couples, wooing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, england, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 6K
Heart & Soul (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, friendship, small town, coming of age, first love, youth, love and romance, romance, small town life, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 30K
Back to School (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Self-made millionaire Thornton Melon decides to get a better education and enrolls at his son Jason's college. While Jason tries to fit in with his fellow students, Thornton struggles to gain his son's respect, giving way to hilarious ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, fish out of water, switching roles, parents and children, college life, youth, follow your dream, disorder, family relations, teachers and students, father son relationship, university ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1940, future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 3K
Satisfaction (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a young rock group called The Mystery gets its first gig at a club, it's an opportunity to see what life is all about! Fresh out of high school, the rockers are hired by an exclusive beach resort thanks to a faded '60s songwriter. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: female bonding, rock and roll, music, coming of age, friendship, romance, lifestyle, desire for fame, love and romance, artists and showbiz, youth, musician's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, ...
Style: romantic, witty, humorous, modern day adaptation, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen comedy, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: opposites attract, high school, teenage life, romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, teenager, teen romance, youth, love and romance, teenage love, initially antagonists ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Making the Grade (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lazy preppie Palmer Woodrow hires street-smart Eddie Keaton to go to school for him while he lives it up in Europe. Eddie falls in love with preppie gal Tracey, upsetting Biff, the Hoover Academy bully. When his bookie from the old neighborhood, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: comedy of errors, friendship, college life, teenage life, hidden identity, teenage love, social differences, pretending to be someone else, bookies, gambling, going straight, culture clash ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, europe, usa, new england, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Worth Winning (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Taylor is a man who has no problems with women. So confident is he that he accepts a challenge from his friends: he has to secure proposals of marriage from three women of their choice.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, infidelity, romance, looking for sex, looking for love, love triangle, unlikely couple, manipulation, wooing, true love, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%