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Odd Jobs (1986)
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Odd Jobs (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four students who work on different jobs during their vacations in summer are tired of doing the same thing every year. Therefore they decide to open up a moving company together and confront themselves with the former boss of one of them.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: school, gangsters, college, youth, friendship, friends, contests and competitions, partners, dishonesty, buddies, college life, siblings relations, workplace, cons and scams, workplace situations, student, summer, vacation, car theft, moving, ruse, loan shark
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sexy films with plots about friends, youth, college, friendship, buddies, love and romance and partners mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Odd Jobs: Nobody's Perfect (1990), Kicking the Dog (2009), Cheats (2002), Staten Island Summer (2015), Hamburger: The Motion Picture (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Nobody's Perfect (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steve is a college freshman who plays tennis for the school. But he falls desperately in love with Shelly, also a tennis player. It's all downhill from there. Steve can't eat, he can't sleep, his grades drop, and he gets kicked off ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: college, tennis, romance, mistaken identity, friendship, teenage life, switching roles, gender bending, cons and scams, comedy of errors, fall in love, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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95%
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, nightlife, coming of age, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.1
 4K
Cheats (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: While other kids buy into countless hours of studying just so they can get a mark in some teacher's report book, Handsome Davis sees it as nothing more than a system of control over your mind. That's why Handsome and his three best friends ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, gang, teenage life, cons and scams, partners, dishonesty, teachers and students, teenager, scam, coming of age, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Staten Island Summer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Pals Danny and Frank spend the summer after high school working as lifeguards while figuring out their future.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, funny, romantic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: lifeguard, friendship, workplace situations, workplace, summer, pool party, love and romance, coming of age, teenager, teenagers, beach, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Hamburger: The Motion Picture (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Russell has been expelled from several schools for lewd, crude and nude conduct. Busterburger University is his last chance at education and satisfying his disappointed parents
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: school, workplace situations, teachers and students, workplace, prostitute, youth, power relations, college, university, college life, student life, hamburger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Show Stoppers (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Show Stoppers" is a comedy-drama set in the world of Greek stepping on a historically black university in Virginia "where Greek steppers get as much attention as star athletes."
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, college, uninhibited rivalry, college life, friendship, hopes, ambition, sport, betrayal, friends, rivalry, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.8
 487
Campus Man (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Todd Barret is an aspiring businessman. He's got what it takes, but what he doesn't have is enough money to stay in college. So he cooks up a plan to make the first ever all male sports calendar. He eventually convinces Cactus Jack, a very ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, homoerotic
Plot: college, romance, buddies, youth, athlete's life, ambition, friends, power relations, college life, university, school, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.7
 640
Fast Food (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Auggie wants to make it big and has tried pretty much everything in order to do so. His next idea: turn his cousin's garage into a burger joint. To make it appealing, they develop a very very very special sauce. But beware, the king of fast ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, gas station, friends, restaurant, rivalry, underdog, partners, dishonesty, ambition, buddies, workplace, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.4
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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 ⇓
64%
Super Sweet 16: The Movie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, friends, contests and competitions, lifestyle, blind ambition, siblings relations, high school, high school life, couples, ambition, best friends, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.0
 127
The First Time (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young film student pursues a woman while studying under a bizarre, eccentric film professor.
Style: psychological, humorous, sexual, offbeat, experimental ...
Plot: college life, unfulfilled love, fall in love, sexual relations, adolescence vs adulthood, school, innocence lost, loss of virginity, college, love and romance, filmmaking, friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 1K
Head Office (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this comic take on big-business wheelings and dealings, an ambitious senator's son (Judge Reinhold) moves up the corporate ladder through undeserved promotions. But against his better judgment, he falls for a woman (the chairman's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: boss and employee, workplace intrigue, rise to the top, dishonesty, workplace, power relations, workplace romance, workplace situations, cons and scams, job promotion, chaos and mayhem, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college life, college, rivalry, male friendship, friendship between men, buddies, sport team, friends, youth, friendship, baseball, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 1980, 70s
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 12K
PCU (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Nervous high school senior Tom Lawrence visits Port Chester University, where he gets a taste of politically correct college life when he's guided by fraternity wild man Droz and his housemates at The Pit. But Droz and his pals have rivals in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, hippie, college life, friendship, friends, weekend, buddies, love and romance, social differences, republican, liberal, party ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 980
Combat High (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Police Academy"-style comedy set in a military school. Two errant high-school students are ordered by a judge to spend a year at a prestigious military academy, where one of the cadets finds out who is responsible for a spate of midnight ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: military school, prank, school, thief, cadet, disorder, misfit, youth, partners, buddies, friends, military life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 3K
Up the Creek (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life. Bob, Irwing, Gonzer and Max are the four losers forced and bribed to represent their university in an intercollegiate raft race. Forced and bribed into this role, they make ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sex comedy, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, race, boat chase, cheerleader, drinking, youth, military school, militant, campus, friends, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 324
The Seniors (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Four college seniors open a bogus sex clinic, which unexpectedly mushrooms into a multi-million dollar business. Featuring a young Dennis Quaid in one of his earliest roles and Alan Reed (the original voice of Fred Flintstone) in his final film ...
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: college, clinic, friendship, prostitute, golden years, friends, sexual relations, cons and scams, hot, goofball, playing footsie, hoax ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 485
The Foursome (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Four old friends reconnect at their 20-year college reunion.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: reunion, golf, friendship, best friends, lifestyle, buddies, couple relations, betrayal, old friends, twentysomething life, alcohol abuse, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dangerous Curves (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two college student decide to go spend some quality time at a beauty pageant with the help of their Porsche.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy, cult film
Plot: porsche, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, friends, ocean or sea, down on your luck, teenage life, college, on the road, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 224
Mystics (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, nothing goes right, partners, crimes, buddies, golden years, seance, scam, gangsters, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 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, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Plot: hollywood, friendship, disability, nothing goes right, partners, artists and showbiz, good versus evil, odd couple, buddies, teenage life, wish come true, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, year 2005
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 1K
Believe Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate, broke, and out of ideas, four college seniors start a fake charity to embezzle money for tuition.
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, tense, semi serious
Plot: college, cons and scams, campaign, buddies, charity, youth, dishonesty, student life, money, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 306
Box Elder (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college, coming of age, misfit, youth, couples, friends, disagreement, power relations, best friends, love and romance, lifestyle, disability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 4.6
 1K
Bad Medicine (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jeff Marx wants to study medicine and become a physician. However, his grades are far from enough to get him into an American medical school. But then he gets a chance to study medicine abroad in a small Latin American dictatorship governed by the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: medical school, rescue, crimes, love and romance, fighting the system, youth, romance, forgery, college, doctors and patients, college life, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.7
 447
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 ⇓
40%
 3.9
 127
Stoogemania (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Howard F. Howard idolizes The Three Stooges. His friends and familiy are worried, and consider having him committed.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: obsession, friendship, unemployment, love affair, mental institution, parents and children, farce, couples, psychopath, friends, partners, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Splinterheads (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SPLINTERHEADS introduces Thomas Middleditch as Justin Frost, a twenty-something slacker whose “thing” is that he has no “thing” at all. When a small-time carnival rolls into town, he meets Galaxy (Rachael Taylor), a gorgeous con artist, or ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: carnival, buddies, friends, love triangle, fall in love, lifestyle, young lovers, love and romance, small town, cons and scams, wooing, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.9
 2K
Glory Daze (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Glory Daze is an American comedy-drama television series. The one-hour series revolves around a group of college freshmen who pledge a fraternity in 1986. The series aired from November 16, 2010, to January 18, 2011 on TBS. On February 24, 2011, ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, young adult, student life, buddies, social relations, young people, college life, teenage life, friends, youth, father son relationship, party ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: wisconsin, usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 1K
Irish Jam (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Upon discovering that their town is up for sale, crafty Irish villagers scheme to raise the money to prevent the buy-out. They hold a poetry contest with a tempting grand prize -- the deed to their local pub. But what could happen when a duplicitous ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, cons and scams, on the run, rise to the top, contests and competitions, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, ambition, village, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, los angeles, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 3K
Cougar Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Spence and Hogan graduate from college, life is bleak. They have to work for heinous divorce lawyers that torture them. Spence has a girlfriend from hell and Hogan just wants to start his life already. As luck would have it, our two young men ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, sexy
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college, friendship, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, battle of the sexes, love and romance, partners, couples, looking for sex, buddies, unlikely couple, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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