Movies like Barely Lethal

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Barely Lethal (2015)
 5.4
 22K
Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, 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, semi serious, not serious, entertaining, feel good, ironic, realistic, surprise ending, slasher ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, high school life, teenager, female spy, high school, undercover, female agent, child spy, tough girl, youth, teenage hero, hidden identity, secret agents, friends, mission, school, young heroes, rivalry, adolescence, double agent, dishonesty, assassin, spy, female assassin, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, moscow russia, berlin germany, chechnya

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, entertaining and realistic films with plots about runaway, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, violence, culture clash and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Barely Lethal: So Undercover (2012), K.C. Undercover (2015), Agent Cody Banks (2003), This Means War (2012), Vampire Academy (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.9
 20K
So Undercover (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
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: feel good, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: undercover, youth, college, hidden identity, working undercover, lifestyle, fbi, social relations, student life, private detective, campus, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
K.C. Undercover (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: exciting, humorous, sitcom, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: working undercover, teenage life, high school, child spy, youth, secret identity, state affairs, family, parents and children, young heroes, heroic mission, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Angels are charged with finding a pair of missing rings that are encoded with the personal information of members of the Witness Protection Program. As informants are killed, the ladies target a rogue agent who might be responsible.
Style: humorous, stylized, realistic, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female spy, female agent, private detective, secret agents, undercover, spy, martial arts, investigation, friends, heroes, fighting crime, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mongolia, mexico
⇓ 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, parody ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: secret agents, working undercover, adventure, heroes, child spy, teenager, espionage, spy, teenage life, undercover, family, cia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, seattle, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 6.3
 185K
This Means War (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman.
Style: romantic, buddy comedy, sexy, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: love triangle, dating, secret agents, online dating, cia agent, spy, surveillance, happy ending, rivalry, friendship, secret service, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, london, hong kong
⇓ 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, exciting, entertaining, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: child spy, secret agents, teenage hero, espionage, child prodigy, spy, undercover, villain arrested, martial arts, adventure, teenage protagonist, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, seattle, buckingham palace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, sexy, suspenseful, semi serious, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, academy, supernatural ability, vampire human love, good versus evil, youth, school, rivalry, female vampire, supernatural, best friends, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.1
 80K
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, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, chase, life turned upside down, heroes, on the run, young heroes, lone hero, uncover truth, disorder, cia, special agents, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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, ridiculous, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, secret organization, espionage, undercover, secret service, mentor, british, child spy, undercover agent, one against many, tough guy, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2014, year 1997
Place: england, united kingdom, britain, london, rio de janeiro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music, Musical, Sci-Fi, Sport
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, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: child spy, secret agents, spy, espionage, family, adventure, save the world, hidden identity, heroes, young heroes, heroic mission, child hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Keeping Up with the Joneses (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An ordinary suburban couple finds it’s not easy keeping up with the Joneses – their impossibly gorgeous and ultra-sophisticated new neighbors – especially when they discover that Mr. and Mrs. “Jones” are covert operatives.
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, captivating, tense ...
Plot: spy, espionage, gunfight, strong female character, neighbor, suspicion, escape, rescue, mission, jealousy, undercover agent, husband wife relationship ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.4
 93K
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 ⇓
55%
 7.6
 553K
Kick-Ass (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
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: stylized, exciting, semi serious, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, young heroes, double life, heroes, misfit, disguise, teenage life, female killer, lifestyle, youth, crimes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.3
 16K
D.E.B.S. (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The star of a team of teenage crime fighters falls for the alluring villainess she must bring to justice.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, satirical, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, covert operation, female warrior, secret agents, espionage, child spy, female protagonist, undercover, love and romance, lgbt, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 192K
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, not serious, sexy, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: chase, spy, secret agents, couples, love and romance, on the run, undercover, espionage, escapades, partners, cia, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, secret agents, nanny, child spy, cia agent, children, martial arts, family relations, spy, home invasion, undercover, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 562K
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%
 5.6
 116K
Spy Kids (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, secret agents, children, child spy, spy, heroic mission, good versus evil, rescue, kidnapping, fantasy world, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 3.6
 3K
Kim Possible (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Live-action film adaptation of the Disney Channel original series "Kim Possible". The tale of an everyday high school girl who, in her spare time, saves the world from villains.
Style: light, exciting, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: spy, girl power, genius, teenage girl, spy spoof, popular girl, heroine, supernatural power, youth, teenager, escapades, adaptation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover ...
Style: sexy, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, secret agents, female assassin, double life, hitman, spy, love and romance, couples, secret identity, cia, female killer, secret service ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, atlanta georgia, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 370K
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 ⇓
67%
 6.5
 269K
Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After Kick-Ass’ insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, he joins a patrol led by the Colonel Stars and Stripes. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist — reborn as The Mother Fucker — only the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: double life, masked vigilante, crime fighter, superhero, vigilante, partners, henchman, vigilantism, vengeance, female assassin, good versus evil, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Charlie's Angels (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Reboot of the 1970s TV series / early 2000s film franchise.
Style: funny, exciting, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, female assassin, chase, spy, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, undercover agent, female agent, martial arts, adventure, betrayal, female spy, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, europe, paris france, london, rio de janeiro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 7.2
 546K
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: buddy comedy, humorous, funny, ridiculous, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, working undercover, partners against crime, high school life, party, geek, undercover cop, rookie, drug dealer, police investigation, sarcasm, popularity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 30K
My Spy (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A hardened CIA operative finds himself at the mercy of a precocious 9-year-old girl, having been sent undercover to surveil her family.
Style: funny, buddy comedy, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cia agent, spy, crimes, odd couple, adventure, undercover agent, little girl, secret, child in peril, female agent, muscleman, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s, 2010s
Place: chernobyl, berlin germany, paris france, chicago illinois, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 83K
The Tuxedo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin : Never touch Devlin's prized tuxedo. But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, satirical, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agents, martial arts, adventure, reluctant partners, mad scientist, taxi driver, save the world, heroes, save the day, nothing goes right, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Drillbit Taylor (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully, not realising he is just a homeless beggar and petty thief looking for some easy cash.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: high school, nerd, high school life, bodyguard, self defense, teacher, friendship, protector, boss, young heroes, youth, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Audrey and Morgan are best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, captivating, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, cia agent, spy, save the day, female villain, ruse, female assassin, naked man, conspiracy, chase, female protagonist, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, prague, los angeles, austria, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: At the height of the Cold War, a mysterious criminal organization plans to use nuclear weapons and technology to upset the fragile balance of power between the United States and Soviet Union. CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB agent Illya Kuryakin are ...
Style: witty, exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: reluctant partners, secret agents, spy, female spy, cia agent, cold war, save the world, secret service, tough guy, chase, undercover, culture clash ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, post world war two
Place: italy, usa, germany, rome italy, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 369K
22 Jump Street (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the ...
Style: buddy comedy, parody, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, dimwit, friendship, youth, undercover, drug dealing, police, police investigation, teamwork, farce, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico, new orleans, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%