Movies like Barely Lethal

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Barely Lethal (2015)
 5.4
 17K
Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, ironic, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending, entertaining, melancholic, macabre ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school life, secret agents, high school, hidden identity, teenage life, youth, undercover, friends, danger, teenager, adolescence, starting over, hitman, mission, tough girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage hero, love triangle, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, assassin, rivalry, runaway, interrogation, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, moscow russia, berlin germany, chechnya

Most similar movies to Barely Lethal

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, exciting and not serious films with plots about mentor, dialogue, youth, storytelling, catastrophe, adaptation and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Barely Lethal: So Undercover (2012), The DUFF (2015), Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), This Means War (2012), K.C. Undercover (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
 18K
So Undercover (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the FBI hires her to go undercover at a college sorority, Molly Morris (Miley Cyrus) must transform herself from a tough, streetwise private investigator to a refined, sophisticated university girl to help protect the daughter of a one-time ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: undercover, college, secret agents, student life, hidden identity, private detective, working undercover, social relations, lifestyle, disorder, youth, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 71K
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, high school life, adolescence, best friends, teenager, friends, friendship, social relations, popularity, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, secret agent, secret organization, espionage, spy, mentor, undercover, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, secret service, betrayal, spies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, tower bridge london, argentina, middle east, mcdonald's restaurant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 166K
This Means War (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman.
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, buddy comedy, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: dating, love triangle, cia, secret agents, friendship, rivalry, online dating, romance, friends, coincidence, friendship between men, single woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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K.C. Undercover (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: K.C. Cooper, a high school math whiz and karate black-belt, learns that her parents are spies when they recruit her to join them in the secret government agency, The Organization. While she now has the latest spy gadgets at her disposal, K.C. has a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, youth, espionage, family, working undercover, undercover, family relations, child spy, sitcom, young heroes, dishonesty, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eight years after the third film, the OSS has become the world's top spy agency, while the Spy Kids department has since become defunct. A retired spy Marissa (Jessica Alba) is thrown back into the action along with her stepchildren when a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: spy, secret agent, espionage, adventure, family, master villain, secret agents, child hero, young heroes, race against time, save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Vampire Academy (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rose, a rebellious half-vampire/half-human guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa -- a mortal, royal vampire Princess - have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St. Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, danger, supernatural ability, school, academy, good versus evil, rivalry, best friends, youth, supernatural, friends, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.0
 297K
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: feel good, humorous, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, fish out of water, popularity, teenager, manipulation, rivalry, stereotypes, betrayal, adolescence, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Spy Next Door (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Former CIA spy Bob Ho takes on his toughest assignment to date: looking after his girlfriend's three kids, who haven't exactly warmed to their mom's beau. And when one of the youngsters accidentally downloads a top-secret formula, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: nanny, secret agents, martial arts, mischievous children, undercover, family, when the parents are away, spy, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.6
 478K
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: humorous, absurd, idiotic, funny, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, boys' night, date night
Plot: teenage life, adolescence, looking for sex, party, teenager, friendship, youth, one night, social awkwardness, dumb, plan gone awry, nerds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Catch Me If You Can (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A hotshot teenage car racer persuades the class president of a small Minnesota high school to gamble on illegal car races to raise money for their school which is facing closure.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, save the day, school, gambling, high school life, ambition, partners, rivalry, youth, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Agent Cody Banks (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Recruited by the U.S. government to be a special agent, nerdy teenager Cody Banks must get closer to cute classmate Natalie in order to learn about an evil plan hatched by her father. But despite the agent persona, Cody struggles with teen angst.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: secret agents, adventure, cia, working undercover, spy, heroes, teenage life, undercover, family, heroic mission, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, hong kong, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 44K
Hot Pursuit (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An uptight by-the-book cop must protect the widow of a drug boss from crooked cops and gunmen.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, not serious, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the run, odd couple, drug cartel, police corruption, friendship, chase, policewoman, fugitives, escapades, organized crime, disorder, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Am Number Four (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, teenage love, danger, supernatural, young heroes, youth, teenage life, good versus evil, space and aliens, heroes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, africa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 46K
I Spy (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, kidnapping, boxer, secret agent, master villain, secret agents, adventure, race against time, heroic mission, chases and races, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: budapest, budapest hungary, monte carlo, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 7K
Radio Rebel (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High school senior Tara is so painfully shy that she dreads speaking to anyone in the hallways or getting called on in class. But in the privacy of her bedroom with her iPod in hand, she rocks out -- doing mock broadcasts for Miami's hottest FM ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: teenage love, high school, high school life, teenage life, secret identity, youth, prom, high school hunk, best friends, radio show, social relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With all-new gadgets, high-flying action, exciting chases and a wisecracking new handler, Derek (Anthony Anderson), Cody has to retrieve the device before the world's leaders fall under the evil control of a diabolical villain.
Style: humorous, not serious, buddy comedy, idiotic, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: cia, espionage, cia agent, boarding school, undercover, boarding school life, adventure, family, summer camp, secret agents, heroic mission, teenage hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, seattle washington, buckingham palace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
If Looks Could Kill (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Michael Corben, along with the rest of his high-school French class, sets out for a trip to France when he is mistaken for an agent of the same name. He is beseiged by both the good guys and the bad guys. British Intelligence outfits him with a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: james bond spoof, teenager, spy, espionage, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, master villain, secret agents, kidnapping, spy spoof, chase, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 169K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, sexy, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: chase, undercover, espionage, secret agents, escapades, on the run, love and romance, disorder, danger, couples, survival, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, europe, usa, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 176K
Project X (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three high school seniors throw a party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: party, when the parents are away, buddies, teenager, looking for sex, youth, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, friends, student, high school life, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.0
 6K
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, cynical, realistic, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, youth, power relations, friends, prankster, student, social relations, disorder, vine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 493K
Kick-Ass (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, entertaining, brutal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, youth, fighting crime, disguise, killings, teenage life, heroes, young heroes, violence, murder, odd, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.2
 19K
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: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school life, teenage life, social misfits, friends, teachers and students, misfit, high school, best friends, youth, high school hunk, power relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 209K
Spy (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, funny, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret agents, undercover, cia, espionage, female spy, partners, misfit partners, escapades, female agent, disorder, undercover agent, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., europe, rome italy, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 473K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, partners against crime, high school life, parody, party, working undercover, undercover cop, police investigation, friendship, misfit partners, drug dealing, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
American Sophomore (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of high school kids enjoy many adventures throughout their formative tenth grade year.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, youth, disorder, escapades, friends, social relations, teenager
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 7K
Sidekicks (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Barry is an asthmatic kid having trouble in life. He lives with his father, a computer programmer, in Texas. Barry is struggling to get by in life, dealing with his rough school life, bullies, as well as his health. Barry's only source of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: martial arts, bully, karate, computer, school, adventure, friendship, teenage life, rivalry, youth, friends, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 72K
Abduction (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young man sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: on the run, chase, danger, young heroes, life turned upside down, teenager, cia, hidden identity, chases and races, past, assassin, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.4
 44K
Vampires Suck (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Becca, an anxious, non-vampire teen is torn between two boys. Before she can choose, Becca must get around her controlling father, who embarrasses Becca by treating her like a child. Meanwhile, Becca's friends contend with their own romantic ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, absurd, satirical, exciting ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: vampire, parody, prom, teenage life, love triangle, youth, supernatural, werewolf, vampire human love, high school, supernatural romance, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, absurd, tense ...
Plot: spy, culture clash, stupidity, espionage, danger, parody, brothers, betrayal, deception, conspiracy, farce, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, santiago chile, uganda, northern england, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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