Movies like The Graduates 2008

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The Graduates (2008)
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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, sex comedy
Plot: beach, satire, teenage life, teenage love, best friends, youth, love and romance, looking for love, young lovers, buddies, nothing goes right, adolescence vs adulthood, high school, disorder, graduate, ocean, ocean or sea, friends, teachers and students, chase, loss of virginity, high school life, coming of age, twentysomething life, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland

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Most similar movies to The Graduates

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about youth, friends, teenage life, high school, high school life, love and romance and disorder mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Graduates: Endless Bummer (2009), Phat Beach (1996), Night Before the Exams (2006), The Grad Job (2014), The Weekend (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Endless Bummer (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From National Lampoon, the masters of raunchy comedy, comes a summer tale of beers, babes, and bros! In the surf town of Ventura, California, JD's surf board is stolen by a surfer from Los Angeles...a crime that cannot go unpunished. Gathering ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, surfing, fight, party, partners, juvenile delinquency, escapades, young lovers, teenage love, teenage life, high school, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.0
 827
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 ⇓
76%
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: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.4
 287
The Grad Job (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Teenagers, in their last year of High School, steel the subjects of the Baccalaureate from the education exam division in order to succeed at the exam.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Plot: high school, teenage love, nothing goes right, crimes, buddies, youth, hardcase students, heist, teenage life, disorder, social relations, cheating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 3.2
 608
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: love and romance, high school life, lifestyle, buddies, teenage life, youth, nightlife, prank, romance, college life, teenage love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 4K
The Outcasts (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, light, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, disorder, vengeance, high school, youth, society, coming of age, rivalry, teenage life, misfit, prank, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Everybody's Doing It (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Angela and Travis consider having sex for the first time just as their high school starts up an abstinence education program. Making matters worse, a "good girl" collects abstinence pledges from students and blows the whistle on Angela and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, couples, love and romance, battle of the sexes, buddies, lifestyle, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, sexual relations, school, politics ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Secret Lives of Dorks (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In The Secret Lives of Dorks, Payton (Gaelan Connell) is a pathetic dork, a comic book geek whose high school career is one hopeless faux pas after another. Yet he's a dreamer and madly in love with the head cheerleader Carrie (Riley Voelkel), ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: romance, misfit, nothing goes right, disorder, high school, wooing, youth, win over, social relations, power relations, high school life, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 2K
Harold (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager with an early onset of male-pattern baldness befriends his high school's janitor.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage love, teenage life, society, high school life, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, social misfits, misfit, youth, teachers and students, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 1K
Junior (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alex is in love with Sandra since childhood but has never dared approach her.He asks Antoine, a lonely writer to help him seduce her, because in his time he was the only one to conquer the heart of the mother.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, realistic
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, womanizer, nothing goes right, teenage life, wooing, youth, teaching the ways of the world, high school, high school life, partners, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Book of Caleb (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A comfortable underachiever and serial prankster, in the midst of their quarter life crisis, reunite against childhood enemies in a contemporary suburban epic.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, true love, friendship, friends, misfit, social misfits, best friends, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, homecoming, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, nothing goes right, love and romance, youth, romance, family relations, couples, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage crush, coming of age, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 7K
Expelled (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Felix (Cameron Dallas) is a legendary prankster who gets expelled from his high school and, with his friend’s help, stops at nothing to hide it from his parents.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, friends, youth, prankster, disorder, siblings relations, school expulsion, power relations, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Senior Skip Day (2008)
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, teen sex comedy, sex comedy, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: school, buddies, youth, high school, disorder, looking for sex, party, teacher, boss, school principal, nightlife, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 1K
The Kid & I (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday, he experiences the reality a bit hard to manage.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, semi autobiographical
Plot: hollywood, friendship, nothing goes right, partners, disability, wish come true, youth, artists and showbiz, good versus evil, odd couple, buddies, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
House Party: Tonight's the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of high school rappers have two major goals - make music and get hot girls. The best way to get both is to throw the biggest and best house party ever! The night of the party, one of the boys is grounded by his parents, so it's up to his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, friends, buddies, youth, disorder, teenage life, hip hop, silly humor, profanity, sexual content, drugs/alcohol, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 763
We the Party (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, five high-school friends deal with romance, money, prom, college, sex, bullies, Facebook, fitting in, standing out, and finding themselves.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, high school, dating, prom, teenage love, youth, hip hop, lifestyle, society, coming of age, buddies, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 4K
Girls on Top (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The adventures of three teenage girls - Inken, Vicky and Lena - and their quest to have their first orgasm.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: drunkenness, coming of age, teenage love, sexuality, friends, loss of virginity, battle of the sexes, youth, love and romance, high school, teenage life, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 4K
Cavemen (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Cavemen" is a comedic film with a slight edge of drama revolving around the lives of somewhat single, somewhat unemployed guys living in a warehouse converted to living quarters in the 'Arts District' of Downtown Los Angeles, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light
Plot: friends, lifestyle, singleness, buddies, looking for love, love and romance, life philosophy, womanizer, male female relationship, transformation, friendship, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Kicking the Dog (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Twelve friends spend one last great summer together, partying and reminiscing, ultimately realizing they will soon go their separate ways in life
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: college, friendship, dog, teenage life, youth, lifestyle, partners, buddies, party, friends, nightlife, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bikini Spring Break (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of coeds from a small conservative college break out of their shells when their marching band bus breaks down in Fort Lauderdale during Spring Break.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: youth, beach party, best friends, nothing goes right, teenage life, friends, out of the way, drugs/alcohol, disorder, road trip, female nudity, bus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 2K
Bad Girls (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rebellious teen butts heads with the teachers at an all-girl charm school in Mexico City.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, cruelty, popular girl, teenage life, friends, best friends, society, politics, social misfits, power relations, campaign, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
American Sophomore (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of high school kids enjoy many adventures throughout their formative tenth grade year.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage life, friends, disorder, escapades, youth, social relations, high school, high school life, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenager
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 1K
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, teenage life, youth, romance, love and romance, buddies, lifestyle, college, college life, friends, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Just One of the Girls (1993)
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, teen sex comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gender bending, teenage life, fall in love, college, high school, switching roles, hidden identity, friendship, teenage love, high school life, teachers and students, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Prom Wars: Love Is a Battlefield (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The graduating class at Miss Aversham and Miss Cronstall's School for Girls find that they have - in defiance of the natural laws of probability - all blossomed simultaneously. Capitalizing on their unique status, and intent on teaching high ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, teenage life, ambition, friends, rivalry, buddies, lifestyle, youth, best friends, high school, silly humor, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: beach, friends, youth, lifestyle, teenage life, surfer, sexuality, friendship, looking for sex, couples, hotel, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: costa rica, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
18-Year-Old Virgin (2009)
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: teen sex comedy, erotic, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: loss of virginity, teenage life, friends, couples, partners, buddies, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, looking for sex, high school life, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.7
 226
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, captivating, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: resort, fall in love, friends, disorder, couples, beach, youth, lifestyle, island, looking for sex, buddies, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
For Those Who Think Young (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Surfing college students hang out at a club watching comedian Uncle Woody and drinking Pepsis. Rich playboy "Ding" Pruitt falls for Sandy Palmer. His grandfather tries to have the club closed but is exposed as an ex-bootlegger.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: beach, college, pepsi, adolescence vs adulthood, teaching the ways of the world, wooing, teenage life, school, disorder, friends, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%