Movies like Valley Girl

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Valley Girl (1983)
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Valley Girl
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty, sweet, sexy, romantic, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, coming of age, romance, punk, teenager, friendship, hollywood, friends, dancing, drinking, fall in love, best friends, unlikely friendships, camp, adolescence, unlikely couple, teenagers, love story, young lovers, guilty pleasure, opposites attract, violence, sex, alcohol, party ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, australia
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Say Anything...
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
100 min.
 7.4
Better Off Dead...
Comedy, Romance
USA
97 min.
 7.2
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sexy films with plots about youth, mentor, storytelling, runaway, catastrophe, high school and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Valley Girl: Sixteen Candles (1984), Just One of the Guys (1985), Clueless (1995), Can't Hardly Wait (1998), Get Over It (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sixteen Candles
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, romance, geek, birthday, self discovery, adolescence, teenagers, dysfunctional family, nerds, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
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System:   95%
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Just One of the Guys
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, not serious, realistic, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, school, teenager, adolescence, bullying, teacher, comedy of errors, fish out of water, college, romance, buddies, virginity ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, tucson arizona, arizona
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System:   93%
    User:   100%
 
 6.8
 147K
Clueless
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: witty, not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: high school, fashion, coming of age, romance, virginity, shopping, teenager, school, teacher, teenage love, drugs/alcohol, teenagers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, usa, los angeles, california
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System:   89%
    User:   100%
 
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Can't Hardly Wait
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: high school, coming of age, romance, college, vengeance, teenager, friends, revenge, high school life, teenagers, graduation, cheerleading ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
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Get Over It
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, romance, teenager, love triangle, teenagers, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, love and romance, youth, stereotypes, shakespeare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   87%
    User:   100%
 
 6.8
 64K
Pretty in Pink
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
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    User:   72%
 
Private School
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: sexual, humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, school, teenager, college, coming of age, sex, boarding school, voyeurism, friends, virginity, adolescence, romance ...
Time: 80s
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System:   84%
    User:   78%
 
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Shag - More Dancing
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, romance, dancing, dance, best friends, unlikely friendships, runaway, coming-of-age, young lovers, teenager, childhood ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 80s
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System:   82%
    User:   88%
 
No Small Affair
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The 16 years old amateur photographer Charles accidentally takes a photo of Laura - and falls in love with her, when he develops the picture. He finds out that she works as singer in a bar, but is about to be thrown out. Although rejected at first ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, romance, teenager, obsession, high school, rock, love, young lovers, nightclub, teenage love, coming-of-age, teacher ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   65%
 
Better Off Dead...
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: surreal, dark humor, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, suicide attempt, high school, teenager, depression, teacher, young lovers, parody, adolescence, teenage life, romance, teenagers ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   74%
 
Can't Buy Me Love
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, romance, cheerleading, coming of age, teenager, vengeance, happy ending, college, college life, geek, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   64%
 
Say Anything...
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: realistic, witty, touching, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: romance, high school, coming of age, teenager, love, friendship, unlikely couple, relationships, love story, opposites attract, teenagers, dialogue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, seattle, usa, california, seattle washington
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System:   79%
    User:   87%
 
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The Sure Thing
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: touching, road movie, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: road trip, romance, college, coming of age, teenager, beer, on the road, unlikely couple, relationships, adolescence, high school, young lovers ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   85%
 
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Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular couple, Janey and Lynne are determined to audition. The ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: friendship, dancing, dance, coming of age, vengeance, teenager, high school, contests and competitions, hip hop, competition, follow your dream, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   75%
 
 6.5
 15K
Summer School
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: high school, teacher, school, underdog, teenager, geek, summer school, dedicated educator, rock, romance, hardcase students, foul language ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   89%
 
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: coming of age, high school, school, friendship, best friends, teenager, poetry, sex, buddies, college, coming-of-age, young lovers ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: hawaii, usa, new jersey, chicago illinois
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System:   74%
    User:   80%
 
Secret Admirer
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, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: college, school, teenager, comedy of errors, friendship, nudity (topless - notable), farce, romance, teenage life, high school, beer, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   75%
 
How I Got Into College
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college, high school, romance, school, buddies, dedicated educator, underdog, innocence lost, life philosophy, looking for love, university, looking for sex ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland
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System:   71%
    User:   64%
 
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One Crazy Summer
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, romance, friendship, boat, fall in love, college, island, love and romance, revenge, nerds, youth, high school ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   78%
 
 6.2
 21K
Mystic Pizza
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, semi serious, romantic, sweet, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, romance, friendship, best friends, marriage, teenager, relationships, women, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: connecticut, new england, usa, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   79%
 
 4.8
 3K
Satisfaction
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music, friendship, romance, coming of age, resort, rock, music band, teenager, rock and roll, desire for fame, high school, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, hawaii
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System:   70%
    User:   62%
 
 5.7
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Drive Me Crazy
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: high school, school, romance, chase, friendship, teenager, opposites attract, prom, teenagers, cheerleading, geek, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey
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System:   69%
    User:   66%
 
 5.8
 34K
The To Do List
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Feeling pressured to become more sexually experienced before she goes to college, Brandy Klark makes a list of things to accomplish before hitting campus in the fall.
Style: sexual, humorous, sexy, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: virginity, sex, sexuality, college, high school, looking for sex, drugs/alcohol, coming of age, friendship, teenager, adolescence, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s, year 1993
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   74%
 
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 6.9
 7K
The Wood
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, high school, gangsters, buddies, unlikely friendships, coming-of-age, childhood, stereotypes, adolescence, suburbs, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
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System:   69%
    User:   61%
 
I Love You, Beth Cooper
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, teenager, geek, friends, unlikely couple, cheerleader, cheerleading, teenagers, couple relations, romance, stereotypes, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, london, new jersey
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System:   68%
    User:   71%
 
 6.8
 13K
Lucas
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends -- Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love -- fall for each other.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen comedy
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, cheerleading, underdog, romance, teenager, school, football, adolescence, bullying, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
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System:   68%
    User:   81%
 
 5.3
 25K
Loser
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On a university scholarship, a good natured student from the midwest gets a crash course in city life while dealing with three evil roommates. He befriends a virtually homeless college student whom he falls for, but she's dating a nasty ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: college, romance, small town, friendship, opposites attract, drinking, teenager, teenage life, stereotypes, goth, fall in love, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   76%
 
The Last American Virgin
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The friendship of a group of young friends struggling with teen sex, drugs, and work is jeopardized by a romantic interest which may turn pals into bitter rivals.
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, sex, teenager, friendship, male nudity, adolescence, virginity, high school, abortion, drinking, teenagers, buddies ...
Time: 80s
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System:   65%
    User:   70%
 

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Boys and Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ryan and Jennifer are opposites who definitely do not attract. At least that's what they always believed. When they met as twelve-year-olds, they disliked one another. When they met again as teenagers, they loathed each other. But when they ...
Style: clever, semi serious, talky, humorous, romantic ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, campus, los angeles, san francisco
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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: humorous, feel good, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, teenage life, high school life, teenagers, adolescence, stereotypes, youth, unlikely friendships, best friends, friends, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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System:   64%
    User:   69%
 
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