Movies like Three O'Clock High

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Three O'Clock High (1987)
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Three O'Clock High (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A high school nerd, Jerry Mitchell (Siemaszko) is assigned to write a piece for the school paper about new boy Buddy Revell (Tyson), who is rumored to be a psychopathic nutcase. When Jerry accidentally touches Buddy, he says that they must fight in the parking lot at 3pm. Jerry will just about do anything to avoid the confrontation
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, witty, semi serious, buddy movie, surreal, feel good, stylized, harsh ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: bully, high school, bullying, coming of age, youth, college, journalism, high school life, nothing goes right, disorder, college life, cheerleading, teenager, school, teacher, fight, violence, friendship, teenage life, nerd, money, psychopath, dark humor, police officer, girlfriend ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and cult film films with plots about high school, youth, teenage life, teenager, high school life, friends and school mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Three O'Clock High: Fist Fight (2017), Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), Superbad (2007), License to Drive (1988), The New Guy (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fist Fight (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When one school teacher gets the other fired, he is challenged to an after-school fight.
Style: buddy movie, funny, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school teacher, high school, teacher, prank, anger, foul language, revenge, bullying, mentor, school, school bully, dumb ...
Place: tokyo
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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, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: skipping school, coming of age, friendship, high school, generation gap, high school life, when the parents are away, family relations, teacher, teenage life, boss, student ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, california
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100%
 7.6
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Superbad (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: High school best buddies are facing separation anxiety as they prepare to go off to college. While attempting to score alcohol for a party with help from a fake ID-toting friend, the guys' evening takes a turn into chaotic territory.
Style: teen sex comedy, humorous, funny, sexy, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: adolescence, party, teenager, nerd, looking for sex, teenage life, dumb, loss of virginity, youth, friendship, high school, teenage sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
License to Drive (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Teenager Les Anderson thinks his life can't get any worse after he flunks his driver's exam, but he's wrong. Even though he didn't receive his license, Les refuses to break his date with the cool Mercedes Lane, and he decides to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, underage drinking, nothing goes right, love and romance, family relations, high school life, teenage love, teenage life, friendship, parents and children, lifestyle, stealing a car ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new jersey
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64%
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The New Guy (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nerdy high school senior Dizzy Harrison has finally gotten lucky -- after purposely getting expelled, he takes lessons in 'badass cool' from a convict and enrolls at a new school. But can he keep up the ruse?
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: bullying, friendship, high school, cheerleader, teenage love, starting over, cheerleading, high school life, teenager, goofy hero, misfit, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: texas, austin texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Curiosity of Chance (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: High school coming-of-age tale. It is the 1980's and new wave angst and gender-bending fashion are all the rage. Chance Marquis is the new kid at an American high school in Belgium and is a somewhat awkward teenager who is the target of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: gay teenager, high school, coming of age, bully, gays and lesbians, friendship, misfit, school, teenage love, teenage life, coming out, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: antwerp, europe
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61%
 7.1
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Mean Girls (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, popularity, teenage life, teenager, popular girl, fish out of water, high school life, student, stereotypes, adolescence, rivalry, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Dazed and Confused (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum ...
Style: feel good, talky, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school, marijuana, adolescence, coming of age, stoners, friendship, graduation, teacher, bully, party ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, 80s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, teenage life, high school life, coming of age, youth, friends, prankster, siblings relations, disorder, school expulsion, power relations, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
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Encino Man (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: High school misfits Stoney and Dave discover a long-frozen primeval man from the past in their back yard. But the thawed-out Link, as the boys have named him, quickly becomes a wild card in the teens' already zany Southern California lives. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, prom, fish out of water, school, high school life, frozen alive, caveman, silly humor, youth, lifestyle, goofy hero, society ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s, stone age
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.7
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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: humorous, semi serious, sexy, sex comedy, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: prank, cheerleader, bully, homecoming, high school, challenge, vandalism, friends, rivalry, lifestyle, masturbation, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Cheats (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: While other kids buy into countless hours of studying just so they can get a mark in some teacher's report book, Handsome Davis sees it as nothing more than a system of control over your mind. That's why Handsome and his three best friends ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, gang, teenage life, cons and scams, partners, teachers and students, dishonesty, teenager, scam, coming of age, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, friendship, introspection, teenage angst, popular girl, rebelliousness, youth, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ⇓
54%
High School U.S.A. (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in a senior high school class, J.J. (Michael J. Fox) pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique which culminates in a race at the end of the movie between the two rivals in this light comedy.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, rivalry, school, social misfits, buddies, misfit, love and romance, lifestyle, youth, partners, underdog, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, witty, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, college, student life, cheerleader, teenage life, rivalry, youth, misfit, friends, disorder, chase, underdog ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.1
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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 ⇓
54%
 5.7
 4K
Hot Pursuit (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Young Danny is following his rich girlfriend's family to the Caribbean. But suddenly he simply must make a chemistry test and cannot go with them. After they have left, he gets a leave from his professor and takes a plane to find them. But he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: chase, adventure, girlfriend, rescue, nothing goes right, romance, high school, disorder, youth, friendship, boat, airport ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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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53%
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 ⇓
53%
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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: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, youth, teenage life, teenager, high school life, adolescence, high school student, friends, popularity, stereotypes, friendship, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: not serious, humorous, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, dumb, goofy hero, best friends, social misfits, disorder, buddies, partners, misfit, high school, obsessive quest, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
52%
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Trippin' (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Greg is near the end of his senior year in high school, wanting to go to the prom, eyeing Cinny (the school's beauty with brains) from afar, and regularly trippin', daydreaming about being a big success as a poet, a student, a lover. His ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, youth, romance, teenage life, love and romance, lifestyle, buddies, college life, college, friends, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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
Plot: looking for sex, high school, school, silly humor, coming of age, prank, youth, misfit, nothing goes right, partners, buddies, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Dance 'Til Dawn (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's prom night and the kids of Hoover High will be having a night they will never forget. Popular girl Shelley ditches her prom and ends up spending the night with unpopular Dan; Popular guy Kevin goes out with nerdy Angela because he heard ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: prom, teenage love, youth, school, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, couples, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, friendship, small town, teenage life, misfit, goofy hero, social misfits, eccentric family, rejection, election, adolescence, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: idaho, usa, utah, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Hollywood Knights (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Led by their comedic and pranking leader, Newbomb Turk, the Hollywood Knights car gang raise hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965. Everything from drag racing to Vietnam to high school love.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, teen sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, gang, prank, drag racing, halloween, coming of age, culture clash, friends, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, hollywood, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1965, 80s
Place: beverly hills, vietnam, usa, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 4K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 20K
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 ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: summer school, high school, underdog, teacher, school, coming of age, surfing, self discovery, summer, teaching, teenager, silly humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%