Movies like Miss All-American Beauty

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Miss All-American Beauty (1982)
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Miss All-American Beauty (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After winning a beauty contest in Texas, a teen-aged girl is unprepared for the demands of travel, press conferences and interviews that go with winning the title and participating in a national beauty pageant.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: survival, obsession, youth, feminism, teenage life, rivalry, media, ambition, contests and competitions, satire, underdog, bittersweet, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, power relations, teenage girl, pianist, beauty pageant, contest, piano, backstage, self esteem, winner, beauty queen, social issues ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas

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Most similar movies to Miss All-American Beauty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, youth, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions and underdog mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Miss All-American Beauty: Roll Bounce (2005), Passionada (2002), Stay Cool (2009), Full Moon in Blue Water (1988), Love and Debate (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Roll Bounce (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Roll Bounce is a 2005 American comedy-drama film written by Norman Vance Jr. and directed by Malcolm D. Lee. The film stars hip hop artist Bow Wow as the leader of a roller skating crew in 1970s Chicago. The ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, coming of age, contests and competitions, teenage love, friendship, skating, romance, underdog, ambition, youth, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, california
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Passionada (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film is a romantic comedy about a Portuguese widow whose husband had been a fisherman who died at sea. The widow's teenage daughter wants to be a professional gambler and she convinces her mother to date a British man whose new in town. The ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gambling, starting over, parents and children, love affair, golden years, opposites attract, teenage life, small town, death in the family, nightclub, bittersweet, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
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87%
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Stay Cool (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film centers on a successful author who is forced to confront an unrequited high school crush when he returns home to deliver a commencement address to graduating seniors. Shasta O'Neil, a sexy high school senior flirts with the visiting ...
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, homecoming, social relations, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, disorder, prom, friends, artists and showbiz, teenage life, hometown, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Full Moon in Blue Water (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Floyd, the owner of a bar on the Texas coast, has been depressed for a year after his wife disappeared in a swimming accident. He lives with his senile father-in-law "The General" and is helped by Jimmy, a former asylum inmate, and the ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, misfit, family life, working class, parents and children, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, dealing with death, bittersweet, disability, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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72%
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Love and Debate (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A girl goes to Harvard and joins the debate team. She has to deal with a ton of issues, from boyfriends, to ethnicity, to religion, to sexual assault.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: competition, roommate, rivalry, love affair, romance, coming of age, ambition, college life, family relations, youth, rehabilitation, debate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami
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68%
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Chalk (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Life in the trenches of that most honorable and frustrating profession...teaching. It's the start of a memorable new year at Harrison High. The self-conscious Mr. Stroope is convinced that his time has come - this year he will be furnished with ...
Style: humorous, semi documentary, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, teacher, teachers and students, ambition, power relations, youth, hardcase students, lifestyle, rivalry, school, college, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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66%
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Mystic Pizza (1988)
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens, teen drama
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, romance, love and romance, small town life, teenage life, siblings relations, hopes, graduation, best friends, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut, england, london
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64%
The Breakdance Kid (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1984, loser pizza guy Whitey Johnson is run over by a semi truck on live television, making him a local hero. The world watches as Whitey vows to not only walk again but to win his town's breakdance competition. Whitey struggles to conquer ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, follow your dream, dancer's life, teenage love, contests and competitions, hopes, romance, rivalry, love and romance, youth, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
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63%
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Calvin Marshall (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A college student is determined to become a Major League Baseball star, but finds his true calling instead.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, college, follow your dream, ambition, self discovery, youth, athlete's life, hopes, love and romance, romance, underdog, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Lucas (1986)
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: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: american football, cheerleading, coming of age, high school, high school life, first love, bully, friendship, romance, underdog, hopes, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey, california
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60%
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The Inkwell (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Inkwell is about a 16-year-old boy coming of age on Martha's Vineyard in the summer of 1976.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, family relations, friendship, love and romance, best friends, society, lifestyle, romance, youth, bittersweet, couples, friends ...
Time: 70s
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60%
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Bad Parents (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suburban mom relives her season with the soccer obsessed sports parents whose outrageous "win at all costs" behavior spirals out of control.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: soccer, obsession, eccentric family, family relations, rivalry, parents and children, sport, sport team, youth, fish out of water, underdog, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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59%
Mad About Mambo (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: High school student tries to improve soccer skills by practicing dance and falls for his dance partner.
Style: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: lifestyle, dancer's life, fall in love, hopes, society, couples, sport, romance, working class, ambition, opposites attract, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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58%
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Beautiful (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Determined to win the Miss American Miss pageant, Mona is ready to sacrifice anything and everything to guarantee herself the crown including her own daughter! She manages to persuade her best bud to raise the kid as her own (Miss AM can't be a ...
Style: humorous, emotional, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, beauty pageant, contests and competitions, blind ambition, underdog, family problems, pregnancy, child illness, parents and children, single parent, ambition, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
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The Man from Left Field (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After taking a job managing a little league team, a homeless man inspires the kids to reach for it all and they inspire him to reclaim his life.
Style: realistic, semi serious, uplifting, touching, emotional ...
Plot: underdog, hopes, sport, follow your dream, youth, single parent, athlete's life, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, sexual relations, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
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55%
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Cape No. 7 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Aga, a band singer, returns to Hengchun with frustration. Tomoko is a Japanese model assigned to organize a local warm-up band for the Japanese super star beach concert. Together with other five ordinary Hengchun residents who were not expected to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: ambition, rivalry, music, musician's life, music band, contests and competitions, love and romance, underdog, disorder, romance, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan
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54%
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Vital Signs (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jimmy Smits leads an all-star ensemble including Diane Lane, Adrian Pasdar, William Devane, Laura San Giacomo and Bradley Whitford in a film that's as fascinating and fast-paced as the medical profession it explores. Third year med school means ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, clever, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, bittersweet, terminal illness, friendship, doctors and patients, school, introspection, social differences, adolescence vs adulthood, workplace situations, couples, power relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Late Bloomers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: High School basketball coach, Dinah Groshardt, falls for the school secretary, Carly Lumpkin, and upsets the entire school in the process.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching
Plot: lesbian mother, high school, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, sport team, religions or cults, power relations, social relations, injustice, against the rules, lifestyle, society, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Queen Sized (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An overweight girl, Maggie Baker, is elected Homecoming queen by the mean girls in the high school.
Style: feel good, uplifting, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, rivalry, society, best friends, against the odds, follow your dream, ambition, hopes, lifestyle, prom, family relations, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Six Pack (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases down the miscreants, who turn out to be six orphan children. He ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: orphan, family relations, sport, friends, adventure, ambition, contests and competitions, mischievous children, underdog, youth, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, birmingham alabama
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53%
Getting Played (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three beautiful women (Electra, Dash, and Fox) who have had their share of men trouble enter into a game of fun in which they choose a random guy and film each other seducing him so as to use the footage later to humiliate him. But problems arise ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: couples, battle of the sexes, love and romance, womanizer, friendship, thirtysomething life, gender, contests and competitions, lifestyle, ambition, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
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53%
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Side Out (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A law student comes to California for the summer and ends up playing professional volleyball.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, inspirational, captivating ...
Plot: volleyball, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, ambition, youth, friends, romance, rivalry, self discovery, summer, beach ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Petty Romance (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A comic artist and an unemployed sex columnist are trying to work together in order to win a lucrative comic-book competition. An adult cartoon contest is announced offering a W130 million prize. Da-Rim (Choi Gang-Hee) does translation work for an ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Plot: contests and competitions, ambition, romance, rivalry, youth, happy ending, friendship, society, hopes, performer's life, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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My First Mister (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Leelee Sobieski is brash, abrasive and vulnerable as a teenage child of divorce who hides her pain behind a mask of hard-edged gothic rebellion. Albert Brooks plays a man who is her total opposite, a precise and well-ordered menswear store owner of ...
Style: gothic, touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: friends, unlikely couple, teenage life, follow your dream, romance, workplace, odd couple, youth, human nature, coming of age, intergenerational friendship, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Pop Star (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When talented young singer, Roxie Santos, meets music producer, Eddie Marz, he promises her an amazing new lifestyle and a future record deal. All he needs her to do is first lend her voice to a celebrity with no singing talent. However, when things ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: musician's life, lifestyle, teenage life, follow your dream, ambition, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, hopes, teenage love, music band, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Big Picture (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
Style: suspense, humorous, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rise to the top, desire for fame, satire, artists and showbiz, ambition, rivalry, celebrity culture, rich and poor, movie business, personality change ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, social differences, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, terminal illness, couples, attraction, love and romance, seductive, seduction, female director
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Under the Boardwalk (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is the final weekend of summer and a group of Californian teenagers are looking forward to an upcoming surf contest. Rival gangs the 'Vals' and the 'Lowks' are confident that they will take home the trophy, but things become ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, rivalry, contests and competitions, gang, youth, hopes, romance, love and romance, ambition, forbidden love, fall in love, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Tin Cup (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A washed up golf pro working at a driving range tries to qualify for the US Open in order to win the heart of his succesful rival's girlfriend.
Style: sexy, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: golf, underdog, psychologist, romance, sport, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, opposites attract, rivalry, competition, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa, north carolina, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, talky, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, dysfunctional family, death, family gatherings, romance, love and romance, single parent, couples, family problems, bittersweet, human nature ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%