Movies like 16 Wishes

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16 Wishes (2010)
 5.4
 12K
16 Wishes (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story about Abby Jensen, a girl who's been eager to reach her 16th birthday and has kept a secret wish list since she was a little girl. When the Big Day actually arrives, utter disaster strikes, leaving Abby to think her birthday is ruined. But when a mysterious box of magical birthday candles arrives to turn things around, Abby's 16 Wishes start to come true. Her day gets better and better...until she makes one wish that threatens to change everything.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, light, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage girl, wish come true, teenage life, 16 year old, youth, high school, magic, high school life, imaginary, family, loyalty, fairy, best friends, friendship, transformation, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, teenager, change of luck, social relations, birthday party, happy ending, birthday present, party, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa

Most similar movies to 16 Wishes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films with plots about youth, high school, teenage life, teenager, friendship, family and friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like 16 Wishes: Zapped (2014), Teen Spirit (2011), Radio Rebel (2012), 13 Going on 30 (2004), Geek Charming (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.1
 4K
Zapped (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zoey is a talented dancer whose organized life is rudely disrupted when she moves in with her new step-dad and three step-brothers, until she discovers a dog-training app that can get boys to obey her every command. But she soon learns that it ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage life, high school life, youth, social relations, wish come true, imaginary, family, teen romance, step siblings, disorder, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.5
 7K
Teen Spirit (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story is about Amber, a mean popular girl who gets electrocuted and dies and is not allowed to enter into heaven unless she helps the least popular girl in school become Prom Queen within a week, but things do not go as planned.
Style: touching, light, entertaining, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, popularity, youth, social relations, prom, teenage life, ghost, supernatural, high school life, imaginary, family, jousting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 8K
Radio Rebel (2012)
Genre: Comedy, 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: high school life, teenage love, high school, secret identity, youth, teenage life, prom, popularity, first love, teenager, friends, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 161K
13 Going on 30 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: body swapping, romance, true love, youth, child as adult, wish come true, best friends in love, adolescence vs adulthood, desire, fashion, fish out of water, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 6.4
 11K
Geek Charming (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dylan Schoenfield is the pink princess of the upscale Los Angeles Woodlands Academy. She has the coolest boyfriend, the most popular friends, and a brand-new it bag that everyone covets. But when she accidentally tosses her Serge Sanchez bag into a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, popularity, teenage life, youth, high school, high school life, friendship, friends, beauty pageant, social relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 175K
17 Again (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: high school, body swapping, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, youth, teenage life, wish come true, cheerleader, high school life, family relations, adult as child, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1989, 80s ...
Place: los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 14K
Lemonade Mouth (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows five disparate high school students - Olivia, Mo, Charlie, Stella, and Wen who meet in detention. They realize they are destined to rock, and ultimately form a band that becomes a champion for students sidelined by the high school ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, entertaining
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, youth, high school, friends, artists and showbiz, music band, friendship, performance, young people, lifestyle, family, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 13K
StarStruck (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jessica Olsen goes to Los Angeles with nothing more in mind that visiting her grandparents while her sister tries to meet Christopher Wilde. One night she meets Christopher Wilde. They go an an adventure around Los Angeles and start to like each ...
Style: romantic, light, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: opposites attract, fall in love, celebrity, love and romance, artists and showbiz, happy ending, teenage life, youth, paparazzi, school dance, love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, michigan, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Every Witch Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The series follows 14-year-old Emma Alonso, as she moves to Miami and her life turns upside-down. Not only does she discover that she is a witch, she also has a crush on the boy next door, Daniel. But Daniel’s ex-girlfriend Maddie, who is an ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, light
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, supernatural ability, fall in love, chosen one, single parent, youth, parents and children, family, family relations, high school life, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
 81K
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, witty ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, youth, teenage life, high school life, adolescence, popularity, teenagers, high school student, friends, stereotypes, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Princess Protection Program (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil dictator threatens to take over the kingdom, Princess Rosalinda gets put into the Princess Protection Program. She is taken under the wing of General Joe Mason, an agent from the agency, and his daughter, Carter, who works after school ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: princess, teenage life, school, teenager, youth, school dance, royal family, friendship, high school, family, best friends, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
H2O: Just Add Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
Story: When three normal teenage girls stumble upon a ancient cave they undergo a transformation that will change their lives forever. H20 - Just Add Water, sees three very different girls facing everyday teen problems with an added twist - they're ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, enigmatic, light ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mermaid, youth, teenage life, supernatural, friends, adventure, supernatural ability, best friends, transformation, love and romance, imaginary, miraculous event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 5K
Avalon High (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disney Channel's production of Julie Sherman Wolfe's screenplay adaptation of the popular novel Avalon High by Meg Cabot. Elaine "Ellie" Harrison has just moved from Minnesota to Annapolis, Maryland while her parents take a year ...
Style: exciting, feel good, twists and turns, entertaining, serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, friendship, rivalry, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, young heroes, teenage love, prophecy, heroes, high school life ...
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, school, coming of age, love and romance, teenage love, parents and children, best friends, youth, high school life, couples, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Miley Stewart (aka pop-star Hannah Montana) gets too caught up in the superstar celebrity lifestyle, her dad decides it's time for a total change of scenery. But sweet nibblets! Miley must trade in all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, date night, pre-teens ...
Plot: fall in love, youth, teenage life, celebrity, double life, best friends, parents and children, hidden identity, performer's life, artists and showbiz, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa, nashville tennessee, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Girl Vs. Monster (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Skylar finds out that her parents are monster hunters after she accidentally releases some monsters from a secret containment chamber; so she and her techno friends must recapture all the monsters and also save her mom and dad from these monsters ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: teens, horror for children
Plot: young heroes, youth, imaginary, monster, teenage life, rescue, danger, halloween, best friends, rivalry, family, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.9
 19K
Victorious (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Victorious is an American sitcom created by Dan Schneider that originally aired on Nickelodeon from March 27, 2010 until February 2, 2013. The series revolves around aspiring singer Tori Vega, a teenager who attends a performing arts high school ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teachers and students, hollywood, teenage life, music, lifestyle, love and romance, singer, family, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ― and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, teenage love, friendship, high school life, prom, couples, couple relations, friends, buddies, high school hunk, love and romance, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
High School Musical (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Troy (Zac Efron), the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella (Vanessa Anne Hudgens), the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: high school life, high school, teenage love, teenage life, music, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, sport team, friendship, lifestyle, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 2K
You Wish! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Drama
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Alex is a high school student who always feels like he is overshadowed by his little brother Stevie; he can't get the girl of his dreams; he and his two best friends, Abby and James, are outsiders at school; and he is constantly benched on his ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: high school, life turned upside down, teenage life, buddies, youth, favoritism among siblings, change of luck, family, overnight success, regret, brother brother relationship, wish come true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
How to Build a Better Boy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mae and Gabby are two friends who go everywhere together but they are not very popular in their school. Their classmates always pressure because they have not had a boyfriend so to avoid further setbacks, the girls put in place a plan to create the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light
Audience: pre-teens, teen comedy
Plot: robot, teenage love, high school, looking for love, best friends, youth, love and romance, disorder, family relations, parents and children, social relations, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 14K
Bandslam (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A high school social outcast and the popular girl bond through a shared love of music.
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, high school, teenage love, rock band, music, friends, ambition, love and romance, rock, hopes, lifestyle, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, california, texas, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 113K
If I Stay (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mia Hall, a talented young cellist, thought the most difficult decision she would ever have to make would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at prestigious Juilliard or follow her heart to be with the love of her life, Adam, a rock ...
Style: emotional, touching, bleak, heartbreaking, uplifting ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, teenage girl, youth, teenager, love, teenage life, death in the family, dealing with death, family drama, family relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Art of Getting By (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who's made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.
Style: witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, friendship, youth, teenage life, teenager, friends, love and romance, high school, philosophy, mentor, rebellious youth, painting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 5.0
 4K
Frenemies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: What happens when three sets of BFF's become enemies?
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, anthology
Audience: kids, teen comedy, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, best friends, high school, friendship, friends, rivalry, overnight success, youth, ambition, boy dog relationship, teenage girl, friendship between girls ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
 414K
Twilight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated ...
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, supernatural, forbidden love, youth, dangerous attraction, fall in love, supernatural romance, teenage love, couples, true love, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., phoenix arizona, washington state, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Status Update (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being uprooted by his parents' separation and unable to fit into his new hometown, a teenager stumbles upon a magical app that causes his social media updates to come true.
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: teenager, high school, wish come true, divorced parents, society, friendship, social media, hockey, mobile phone, adaptation, close up of mouth, smartphone ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 349K
Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, sexy, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, youth, teenage life, adolescence, teenager, loss of virginity, popularity, notoriety, teenage girl, teenage love, classmate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to be good or evil. A choice which will impact her relationship forever.
Style: emotional, captivating, light, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, teenage love, forbidden love, supernatural ability, supernatural, witch, youth, teenage life, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, romance, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sonny with a Chance (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Sonny with a Chance is an American children's sitcom which aired on Disney Channel, created by Steve Marmel, that follows the experiences of teenager Sonny Munroe, portrayed by Demi Lovato, who becomes the newest accepted cast member of her ...
Style: feel good, sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: teenage life, youth, artists and showbiz, friendship, showbiz, aspiring actor, tv show, new life, celebrity, teenage girl, teenager, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%