Movies like Superstar

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Superstar (1999)
 5.1
 19K
Superstar (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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 friend focus on achieving super-stardom.
Style: humorous, inspirational, melancholic, feel good, not serious, funny, ridiculous, parody, clever, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: school, cheerleading, cheerleader, catholic school, happy ending, love and romance, teenage life, contests and competitions, friendship, follow your dream, unfulfilled love, fish out of water, hopes, high school, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, nerd, catastrophe, teenager, lesbian, gangsters, fashion, natural disaster, family, jesus ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Superstar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and feel good films with plots about adaptation, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, fantasy world and fight scenes mostly in Comedy, Romance and Sport genres. Some movies like Superstar: How I Got Into College (1989), John Tucker Must Die (2006), Bring It On (2000), A Night at the Roxbury (1998), Slap Her... She's French (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: feel good, humorous, satirical, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: college, high school, romance, teenager, police investigation, justice, stereotypes, multiple storylines, mentor, happy ending, adaptation, twists and turns ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
John Tucker Must Die (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After discovering they are all dating the same same guy, three popular students from different cliques band together for revenge, so they enlist the help of a new gal in town and conspire to break the jerk's heart, while destroying his ...
Style: romantic, funny, humorous, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, womanizer, high school life, teenager, teen romance, teenage love, romance, teenage girl, school, vengeance, cheerleading, popularity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 98K
Bring It On (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has got spirit, spunk, sass and a killer routine that's sure to land them the national championship trophy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain, ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, sweet, witty ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, cheerleader, cheerleading, teenage girl, teenager, dancing, popular girl, hip hop, believe in yourself, friendship, rivalry, adolescence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: florida, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Night at the Roxbury (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Despite being well into adulthood, brothers Doug and Steve Butabi still live at home and work in the flower shop owned by their dad. They exist only to hit on women at discos, though they're routinely unsuccessful until a chance run-in with ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, scary, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: nightclub, brother brother relationship, buddies, misfit, dumb, father son relationship, marriage, disorder, love and romance, friends, clubbing, satire ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, sexy, funny, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, cheerleader, school, culture clash, youth, fish out of water, unfulfilled love, high school life, ambition, contests and competitions, romance, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, france, austin texas, california, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
My Boss's Daughter (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a young man agrees to housesit for his boss, he thinks it'll be the perfect opportunity to get close to the woman he desperately has a crush on – his boss's daughter. But he doesn't plan on the long line of other houseguests ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, parody ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: fish out of water, workplace, farce, nothing goes right, romance, dumb, stupidity, father daughter relationship, disorder, goofy hero, misfit, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
 220K
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, romantic, witty, light, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, fashion, teenager, youth, opposites attract, teenage life, popularity, love and romance, teen romance, couples, romance, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 7K
Lost & Found (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A comedy about finding your true love at any price. Dylan Ramsey resorts to snatching his beautiful neighbor's dog so he can spend time with her while they go on a phantom dog hunt. Succeeding in his plan, Dylan goes to return the pooch, only ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, neighbor, love story, justice, happy ending, buddies, love and romance, looking for love, unfulfilled love, friendship, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A valedictorian's declaration of love for a high-school cheerleader launches a night of revelry, reflection and romance for a group of graduating seniors.
Style: sexy, humorous, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, unlikely couple, youth, fall in love, opposites attract, high school, adolescence, nerd, popular girl, love and romance, couple relations, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, funny, humorous, unusual plot structure, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teacher, hip hop, school, satire, gang, cheerleading, farce, teenager, high school, destiny, first contact, fight scenes ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.7
 19K
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: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, teenager, fall in love, teenage life, shakespeare, love triangle, mentor, happy ending, adolescence, underdog, high school life, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.7
 7K
Juwanna Mann (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A basketball star is booted out of the NBA when his on-court antics go too far, so he poses as a woman and joins the WUBA.
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, intense, not serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: basketball, sport, farce, gender bending, hidden identity, follow your dream, athlete's life, ambition, fish out of water, disorder, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.4
 95K
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, ridiculous, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, youth, coming of age, school, friendship, adolescence, high school life, teenage life, stereotypes, high school student, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 16K
Fathers' Day (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After Scott has a fight with his father and runs away and when his father refuses to go after him. His mother, Collette, then goes to one of her former boyfriends, Jack, a lawyer, and tells him that he's her son's real father. Jack ...
Style: feel good, humorous, inspirational, melancholic, road movie ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: odd couple, friendship, parenthood, misfit partners, parents and children, disorder, family relations, family problems, teenage life, on the road, runaway, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco, los angeles, usa, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, teenager, friendship, romance, eviction, nothing goes right, youth, buddies, disorder, island, love, boat ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 21K
Son in Law (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Country girl Rebecca has spent most of her life on a farm in South Dakota, and, when she goes away to college in Los Angeles, Rebecca immediately feels out of place in the daunting urban setting. She is befriended by a savvy party animal named ...
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, sexy, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: thanksgiving, college, culture clash, romance, fish out of water, unlikely couple, engagement, justice, goofy hero, disorder, countryside, student life ...
Time: 90s
Place: south dakota, las vegas, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Taj Mahal Badalandabad leaves Coolidge College behind for the halls of Camford University in England, where he looks to continue his education, and teach an uptight student how to make the most out of her academic career.
Style: humorous, funny, sex comedy, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, teenager, misfit, high school, party, sexual content, stupidity, dumb, lifestyle, culture clash, friendship, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.0
 1K
Sprung (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two pairs of best friends - Montel & Clyde and Brandy & Adina meet at the party, where Clyde makes Adina think he is very rich and gets her into bed the same evening. When Adina finds out that she's been fooled, she becomes ...
Style: humorous, sexy, light, unusual plot structure, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gangsters, farce, friendship, sex, crime gone awry, culture clash, first contact, fight scenes, fantasy world, chase, fashion, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Deuce Bigalow is a less than attractive, down on his luck aquarium cleaner. One day he wrecks the house of a gigolo and needs quick money to repair it. The only way he can make it is to become a gigolo himself, taking on an unusual mix of female ...
Style: funny, light, parody, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: escort, stupidity, stereotypes, dumb, creativity, women, gigolo, nothing goes right, goofy hero, comedy of errors, social misfits, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Kicking & Screaming (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Phil Weston has been unathletic his entire life. In college he failed at every sport that he tried out for. It looks like his 10-year old son, Sam, is following in his footsteps. But with becoming the coach of The Soccers, an already successful ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, intense, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: soccer, sport, farce, obsession, youth, family, underdog, football, sport team, ambition, goofy hero, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Eight Days a Week (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Peter loves his next door neighbour Erica and, on the advice of his grandfather, decides to camp out on her front lawn for the entire summer, or until she agrees to go out with him. His father is none too happy about the idea and refuses to let his ...
Style: humorous, sexy, sex comedy, clever, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: girl next door, cheerleading, obsession, high school, romance, friendship, neighbor, first love, romantic rivalry, sex, nerd, girl ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.9
 3K
Spring Break (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two sets of two college guys spend a spring break together in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There they have lots of fun in and out of the sun.
Style: sexy, humorous, teen sex comedy, sex comedy, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, sex, beach, college, romance, spring break, loss of virginity, beer, hotel, fight scenes, finnish, culture clash ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This wacky prequel to the 1994 blockbuster goes back to the lame-brained Harry and Lloyd's days as classmates at a Rhode Island high school, where the unprincipled principal puts the pair in remedial courses as part of a scheme to fleece the ...
Style: funny, absurd, not serious, ridiculous, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, family, goofy hero, best friends, social misfits, buddies, partners, disorder, misfit, dumb, high school, farce ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Overnight Delivery (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man suspects his girlfriend of being unfaithful. So he sends her a letter, but than finds out that he was wrong. He has 24 hours to stop the package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. The only problem is the delivery man will not stop until ...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, sexy, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, on the road, college, youth, partners, infidelity, looking for love, nothing goes right, goofy hero, buddies, unlikely couple, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A slovenly cable repairman becomes a big-city health inspector and is tasked with uncovering the source of a food poisoning epidemic.
Style: humorous, melancholic, entertaining, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: justice, stupidity, nothing goes right, investigation, crimes, partners, misfit, disorder, incompetent official, mother daughter relationship, natural disaster, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, satirical, funny, feel good, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: race against time, house, family relations, fighting the system, fish out of water, parents and children, save the day, satire, siblings relations, disorder, rivalry, high school ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, sex comedy, semi serious, erotic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenager, sex, girls' boarding school, voyeurism, nudity (full frontal - brief), high school, friends, cheerleader, coming of age, school, love and romance, teenage love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Saving Silverman (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman, a cold-hearted beauty who snatches him from them and breaks up their Neil Diamond cover band.
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, absurd, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: kidnapping, friendship, dark humor, farce, fiance fiancee relationship, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, destructive relationship, friendship between men, buddies, romance, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 8K
Soul Man (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soul Man is a comedy film made in 1986 about a man who undergoes racial transformation with pills to qualify for an African-American-only scholarship at Harvard Law School. It stars C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Arye Gross, James Earl Jones, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, visually appealing, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: racism, teenager, high school, college, culture clash, farce, happy ending, psychology, life philosophy, police investigation, unlikely friendships, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, massachusetts, los angeles, usa, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 9K
Dirty Deeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An American Pie-like teen comedy in which a high school senior tries to become the first student in years to complete the Dirty Deeds, an outrageous series of challenges that must be completed by the Homecoming banquet at 9 a.m.
Style: sexy, humorous, sex comedy, romantic, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: high school, bully, cheerleading, stereotypes, teenager, friends, rivalry, lifestyle, cheerleader, nudity (full frontal - brief), prank, college ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%