Movies like Hot Summer

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Hot Summer (1968)
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Hot Summer (1968)
Original name: Heißer Sommer
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: East Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The 1968 East German film Heißer Sommer brought six million East Germans into the theaters and today is regarded as one of the greatest DEFA films. Actors Frank Schobel and Chris Doerk were made famous from the film.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, summer, holiday, teenage life, teenage love, friends, romance, love triangle, beach, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, disorder, summer camp, teenage crush, water, male female relationship, singing, song, singer, sand, boys and girls, beach party, bathing, baltic sea ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, german democratic republic

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, friends, youth, teenage life, couples, lifestyle and beach mostly in Comedy, Musical and Romance genres. Some movies like Hot Summer: Beach Ball (1965), Muscle Beach Party (1964), Ski Party (1965), Beach Blanket Bingo (1965), Time for Loving (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Beach Ball (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Edd Byrnes tries to get an ethnic-music-studies grant to buy instruments for his rock and roll group.
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: beach, beach party, lifestyle, college, rock, siblings relations, mistaken identity, cons and scams, relationship vs career, silly humor, disorder, friends ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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95%
Muscle Beach Party (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local beach-goers find that their beach has been taken over by a businessman training a stable of body builders.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: beach, beach party, surfing, friends, twentysomething life, teenage life, love triangle, teenage love, nightlife, vengeance, looking for sex, youth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.4
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Ski Party (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Remember the beach movies of the sixties? They're back! Well, not quite, but since Avalon, Hickman, and even Funicello appear in this one, it sure feels right. This time, though, read snow instead of sand and you got it. Ski lodge, to be ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: skiing, rock, looking for sex, switching roles, teenage life, resort, looking for love, youth, love and romance, buddies, romance, friends ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires sky-diving surfers Steve and Bonnie from Big Drop for a publicity ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mermaid, romance, rock, love triangle, youth, nothing goes right, young lovers, lifestyle, buddies, dishonesty, love and romance, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Time for Loving (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A comedy about the adventures of several families during their sea vacations.
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, touching, emotional ...
Plot: love affair, wooing, resort, teenage life, reunion, fall in love, beach, friends, disorder, friendship, looking for sex, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.2
 609
The Weekend (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the spirit of "Superbad" and "Dazed and Confused," "The Weekend" relishes the moments that made being a teenager so excruciatingly painful and fantastic. Over the course of a single weekend, various teenagers ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, youth, college, teenage love, romance, prank, college life, couples, nightlife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
More Grief Than Glory (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David is a teenager who feels he doesn't belong to a life where his family, friends and the girl he loves seem not to understand him.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, romance, youth, nothing goes right, family relations, couples, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage crush, coming of age, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Trippin' (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Greg is near the end of his senior year in high school, wanting to go to the prom, eyeing Cinny (the school's beauty with brains) from afar, and regularly trippin', daydreaming about being a big success as a poet, a student, a lover. His ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, romance, youth, teenage life, lifestyle, love and romance, buddies, college, college life, drug dealing, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Teenage Millionaire (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A teenager whose father is a millionaire radio station owner secretly records a song and plays it on one of his father's stations. It becomes a hit.
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: musician's life, love and romance, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, youth, buddies, friends, radio show, rock, celebrity culture, teenage life, fall in love ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Costa Rican Summer (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A titillating teen comedy, a young surfer and his friends head to Costa Rica to save his beautiful aunt's beach motel, resurrect an old surf champion and find enough waves and women to make for a totally tasty time.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, not serious ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: beach, friends, youth, lifestyle, teenage life, surfer, sexuality, friendship, couples, looking for sex, hotel, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: costa rica, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Beach Party (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Anthropology Professor Robert Orwell Sutwell and his secretary Marianne are studying the sex habits of teenagers. The surfing teens led by Frankie and Dee Dee don't have much sex but they sing, battle the motorcycle rats and mice led by Eric ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: beach, anthropologist, romance, culture clash, music, couples, friends, silly humor, looking for sex, innocence lost, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Life's a Beach (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Darren gets stood up on the day of his wedding and uses his vacation tickets with his best friend, RJ, to spend his "honeymoon" at a Club Med-style resort.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: resort, fall in love, friends, disorder, couples, beach, youth, lifestyle, island, looking for sex, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.5
 406
The Graduates (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four friends head to Senior Week in Ocean City, Maryland, to celebrate high school graduation.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: beach, satire, teenage life, teenage love, best friends, nothing goes right, youth, love and romance, young lovers, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 1K
Camping 2 (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jean-Pierre Savelli is a forty-something employee of an insurance company in Clermont-Ferrand who finds himself facing a mid-life crisis. When his fiancée Valérie decides to put their relationship on hold, he changes his holiday plans and heads ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), alcohol, friends, buddies, unfulfillment, love and romance, looking for sex, disorder, camp, drugs/alcohol, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
From Justin to Kelly (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A lonely, sexually repressed man. A depressed woman. A summer camp. On this fateful night, they will meet... and their hearts will become one.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sexy, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, beach, lifestyle, best friends, dancing, youth, vacation, music, relationships, teenage love, looking for love, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, florida, pennsylvania, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
French for Beginners (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Henrik, who takes part in a student exchange program with France. The only reason for this journey is to conquer the heart of his dream girl. Wild Partys, exciting trips, a crazy host family and of course his trouble with the French ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, misfit, fish out of water, teenage life, friends, lifestyle, summer vacation, language barrier, comedy of errors, escapades, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Bye Bye Birdie (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Rock-and-roll icon Conrad Birdie is about to go into the Army, and plans are being made to arrange his final going-away concert.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: americana, teenage life, rock, couples, friends, contests and competitions, romance, musician's life, lifestyle, performer's life, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A singer goes to a small town for a performance before he is drafted
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: small town, ballet, farce, turtle, songwriter, singer, secretary, song, love and romance, artists and showbiz, americana, celebrity culture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Night Before the Exams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rome, 1989. Luca Molinari meets Claudia in a party, both of them are stressed about the upcoming final exams. Luca falls in love with the girl and now spends his time looking for her. He is assisted by his inseparable friends: Alice, Richard, ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, buddies, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, teachers and students, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Summer Holiday (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 1960s musical showcasing Cliff Richard. Four bus mechanics working for London Transport strike up a deal with the company: they do up a one of the company's legendary red double decker buses and take it to southern Europe as a mobile hotel. If ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, bus, road trip, down on your luck, showbiz, friends, disorder, stowaway, optimism, office, physical appearance, celebrity culture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, greece, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Back to the Beach (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cowabunga! The surfing '60s ride into the new wave as Frankie and Annette star in this hip update of their old-time, good-time beach movies. With special appearances by Bob Denver, Tony Dow, Pee-Wee Herman, Jerry Mathers and other familiar ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: parody, loss of virginity, family, teenage life, couple relations, eccentric family, couples, friends, love and romance, unlikely couple, youth, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 60s
Place: california, usa, colorado, united states, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elvis plays Ross Carpenter, a fishing guide/sailor who loves his life out on the sea. When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, he has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: rescue, lifestyle, ambition, ocean or sea, couple relations, ship, fish out of water, family business, fall in love, wooing, love triangle, retiring ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: hawaii, arizona, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Young Love: Lemon Popsicle 7 (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany, Israel
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Those Lemon Popsicle boys are at it again!..Naughtier than ever in...
Style: humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, older woman younger man relationship, teenage love, wooing, when the parents are away, teenage life, fall in love, nightlife, friends, couples, beach, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 3.7
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Bikini Summer (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of friends are hired to redecorate a beach house while the elderly owners are out of town for the summer. Redecorating is the last thing on their minds, and a wild bikini filled summer is had by all. An imposter-photographer, a bikini ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: beach, looking for sex, contests and competitions, love and romance, partners, buddies, youth, lifestyle, friends, disorder, couples, student life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 598
Grown Ups (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Every year, Albert buys his daughter an initiatory journey to a European country. For her 17th birthday he chooses a trip to Sweden to look for a Viking's treasure. When they arrive in the rented house, it is occupied by Anika and Christine, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, art house
Plot: treasure hunt, single parent, coming of age, family relations, teenage life, teenage love, parents and children, love and romance, youth, couples, island, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Cockles and Muscles (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Crustaces et Coquillages is a fresh French comedy film with numerous surprise turnarounds and about the tolerance of a family of four. The family spend an idealistic summer vacation together where each of the family members gets involved in a new or ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, absurd ...
Plot: infidelity, erotica, family relations, summer, friendship, holiday, love and romance, disorder, couples, love affair, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, cote d'azur, portugal, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mitchie can't wait to go back to Camp Rock and spend the summer making new music with her friends and superstar Shane Gray. But the slick new camp across the lake, Camp Star, has drummed up some serious competition — featuring newcomers Luke ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: summer camp, teenage love, teenage life, music band, camp, musician's life, rivalry, ambition, youth, underdog, artists and showbiz, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.0
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Phat Beach (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A hefty homeboy borrows his dad's Mercedes and goes to the beach with his friends for wild sun & fun.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, best friends, lifestyle, society, obesity, nothing goes right, gangsters, hip hop, high school, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When he's stationed in Tahiti, a sailor hires a witch doctor to keep an eye on his girlfriend.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, offbeat, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: couples, wizards and magicians, friends, motorcycle chase, beach, disorder, youth, nothing goes right, infidelity, satire, couple relations, motorcycle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: polynesia, pacific ocean, france, tahiti, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Malibu Beach (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Day or night, it's a hot and wild summer at Malibu Beach. When the sun is high, it's Dina's (Kim Lankford) job to patrol the area. Being the hot new lifeguard on duty isn't as easy as you'd think -- there's the older, ...
Style: sexual, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, cruise, cruising, teenager, party, swimming, seduction, vacation, summer, when the parents are away, infidelity, looking for sex ...
Time: 70s
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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