Movies and TV shows like Strangers with Candy 1999

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Strangers with Candy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Strangers with Candy is a television series produced by Comedy Central. It first aired on April 7, 1999, and concluded its third and final season on October 2, 2000. Its timeslot was Sundays at 10:00 p.m.. In 2007, Strangers with Candy was ranked #30 on TV Guide's Top Cult Shows Ever.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty, clever, alternative comedy
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, rehabilitation, suburbs, starting over, teachers and students, eccentric family, high school life, suburban life, teenage life, fish out of water, misfit, power relations, disorder, goofy hero, juvenile delinquency, switching roles, boss and employee, looking for sex, adolescence vs adulthood, nothing goes right, love and romance, youth, couples, stranger, ex convict ...
Time: 90s
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about youth, high school, love and romance, teenage life, couples, high school life and coming of age mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Strangers with Candy: Class Act (1992), Trojan War (1997), Made in America (1993), Senior Skip Day (2008), Bart Got a Room (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Strangers with Candy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A prequel to the critically acclaimed series featuring Jerri Blank, a 46 year-old ex-junkie, ex-con who returns to high school in a bid to start her life over.
Style: dark humor, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: high school, addiction, teacher, love triangle, school, couples, fish out of water, parody, irreverent, pornography, prostitute, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
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Class Act
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Duncan is a genius straight A student, Blade is juvenile delinquent. But because of a mix up with their school records, everyone thinks each is the other one. Now, Duncan kind of likes the attention from being thought of as a real bad dude, if only ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, witty
Audience: date night, teens
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Time: 90s
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Trojan War
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Brad is about to hook up with the girl of his dreams, but runs into a problem, no condom. So Brad sets out into the night to find one, running into many obstacles along the way, while not knowing his best friend, Leah is in love with him.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: buddies, school, romance, young lovers, friendship, looking for sex, love triangle, condom, gang, teenager, robbery, sex ...
Time: 90s
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    User:   72%
 
Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The nerds are now in control of the university, as a result of Lewis Skolnick and the rest's actions in the two previous movies. A new generation of sportsmen arrive, however, determined on winning the school back. The principle, himself an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, college, prank, athlete and trainer, high school, school, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, high school life, student life, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
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Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 79 min.
Story: When his journal of bright ideas is stolen, college freshman Bickford Schmeckler (Fugit) has to blanket the campus in order to locate it.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, witty
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Senior Skip Day
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adam Harris, a semi-lame senior, is head over heels in love with Cara. Unfortunately she is the most popular girl in school. On the one day of the year that he could actually have a chance, senior skip day, he screws it all up by accidentally ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
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Bart Got a Room
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Everyone is searching for love in director Brian Hecker's semi-autobiographical story. Danny Stein, a high school senior at the bottom of the social food chain, needs a prom date. As a cause of anxiety for Danny, Bart Beeber, the nerdiest guy ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, prom, social misfits, unlikely couple, self discovery, looking for sex, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   46%
 
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Jailbait
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's not easy being the most popular couple in high school. Adam and Amber are the golden pair of Gaitlin High and are very busy being cool. Yet somehow Adam finds time for extracurricular activities, like making-it with Gynger, a sophomore, in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 90s
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System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
My Teacher's Wife
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Todd Boomer is a college student aspiring to get into University. His chances are looking poor when his maths teacher, fails him in every maths test. Help arrives in the guise of the gorgeous Vicki, a mathematical genius who decides to tutor Todd. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sexual
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dedicated educator, college, high school, unlikely couple, infidelity, university, looking for sex, singleness, teachers and students, tutor, teacher, student ...
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    User:   46%
 
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Senior Trip
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While on detention, a group of misfits and slackers have to write a letter to the President explaining what is wrong with the education system. There is only one problem, the President loves it! Hence, the group must travel to Washington to meet the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: parody, road trip, high school, on the road, goofy hero, teacher, teenager, drugs, hardcase students, adventure, stupidity, geek ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, ohio, washington d.c.
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System:   47%
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Fat Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fat Girls is an original off-beat comedy feature. It focuses on Rodney Miller, not your typical Texas high school student...he is a theater lover and his ultimate dream is to be on Broadway. Awkward and shy, he doesn't have many people to talk ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, best friends, high school, gays and lesbians, small town, social misfits, friendship, suburbs, young lovers, coming out, looking for sex, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   47%
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Who's Your Daddy?
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An adopted Ohio high school senior discovers he is the inherited heir to a porn empire. Dropped into a bitter power struggle, his new flock of beautiful co-workers come to his aid.
Style: humorous, not serious, sexual, realistic
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Party Girl
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
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Box Elder
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: Box elder bugs are loud, scary looking, and dependent on group swarming. Yet, they're also completely harmless and extremely passive aggressive. Using this metaphor to address a generation that thinks big, talks fast, and threatens to change ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, teens
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Private Lessons
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Phillip Filmore is a naive, 15-year-old, preoccupied with sex, who develops a crush on Nicole Mallow, the new 30-something, French housekeeper and sitter to look after him when Phillip's father is out of town for the summer on a ...
Style: sexual, sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: sex, coming of age, teenager, femme fatale, pornography, high school, master and servant, nudity (topless - notable), romance, suburbs, nanny, adolescence ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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The Opposite of Sex
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.
Style: clever, dark humor, witty, talky, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, pregnancy, manipulation, dysfunctional family, runaway, suburbs, coming of age, sex, depression, relationships, sarcasm, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, california, cross country, canada, indiana
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Life As We Know It
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: See life through the eyes of Dino, Ben, and Jonathan -- three teens experiencing the joys and pains of growing up. Although different in many ways, these guys have one main thing in common -- women. Together, their attitudes about women are ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, looking for sex, parents and children, teachers and students, teenage love, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
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System:   41%
    User:   33%
 
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18-Year-Old Virgin
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a series of sexual mishaps, a high school senior tries to lose her virginity on the last night before graduation.
Style: humorous, not serious, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: strong sexual content, looking for sex, sexual relations, teenage life, youth, friends, buddies, love and romance, couples, disorder, partners, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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    User:   38%
 
High School U.S.A.
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in a senior high school class, J.J. (Michael J. Fox) pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique which culminates in a race at the end of the movie between the two rivals in this light comedy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, buddies, sitcom, teenage love, school, college life, college, high school life, teenage life, island, stoners, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado
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    User:   45%
 
10 Things I Hate About You
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Outspoken Kat Stratford couldn't be less like her sister, super sweet, yet kinda conformist Bianca. The only things they seem to have in common are being new at school and their overprotective dad.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, siblings relations, teenage love, sitcom, romance, high school life, teenage life, love and romance, youth, family relations, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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    User:   45%
 
She's Out of Control
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Los Angeles radio-station manager's girlfriend shows his teenage daughter how to be sexy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, single father, suburbs, single parent, self discovery, parents and children, teenage love, family, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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System:   39%
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My Tutor
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: High school senior Bobby Chrystal fails his French class, which will block him from entering Yale. His rich, authoritarian father hires an attractive 29-year-old to tutor Bobby over the summer and help him pass a make-up exam. While Bobby's ...
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, semi serious, erotic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, teenager, nudity (topless - notable), virginity, pornography, looking for sex, teacher, sex, teachers and students, school, teenage love, high school life ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
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System:   39%
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Harper Valley P.T.A.
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Stella Johnson is a single mother living in the town of Harper Valley. Most of the townsfolk, particularly those on the school PTA, think she is a little too liberal so they're making things tough for her and her daughter. So she runs for the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, clever ...
Plot: high school, americana, small town, single parent, suburbs, rebelliousness, self discovery, parents and children, teenage love, revenge, high school life, physical appearance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
Remember the Daze
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the summer of 1999, a group of teenagers, through interconnected narratives, live through their last day of high school and prepare for the future. Holly, once the new girl in school, does whatever it takes to remain popular. Dawn, who is ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, suburbs, innocence lost, high school life, suburban life, teenage life, lifestyle, juvenile delinquency, society, youth, hardcase students ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
Boy Meets World
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: sitcom, school, coming of age, buddies, friendship, family, college, high school life, high school, teenage life, best friends, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
Just One of the Girls
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chris has to change school to attend a music program, but a bully named Kurt is going to make his life impossible so he decided to dress as a girl to avoid this. Taking advantage of his condition he became (girl-)friend with Marie, and fell in love ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, college, cheerleader, young lovers, school, switching roles, romance, teachers and students, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, high school, college life ...
Time: 90s
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System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
Life in the Fast Lane
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Black comedy about an obsessive street graffiti artist, who falls obsessively in love with a frustrated artist he meets. Unfortunately, rather than trying to meet with her in a conventional way, he decides to mail himself to her with the help of a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, goofy hero, church, singleness, romance, eccentric family, starting over, love and romance, surrealism, artist, death, couples ...
Time: 90s
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System:   35%
    User:   38%
 

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The Debut
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Filipino-American high school student Ben (Dante Mercado) works in a comic book shop to earn money to pay his way into Cal Arts. His father, a postman, is determined that his son--who has won a pre-med scholarship to UCLA--will become a doctor. The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, touching
Plot: high school, social misfits, suburbs, friendship, looking for love, school, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
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Dance 'Til Dawn
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's prom night and the kids of Hoover High will be having a night they will never forget. Popular girl Shelley ditches her prom and ends up spending the night with unpopular Dan; Popular guy Kevin goes out with nerdy Angela because he heard ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: opposites attract, high school, youth, couple relations, romance, school, store, friendship, looking for sex, parents and children, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy
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System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
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