Movies like Pep Squad

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Pep Squad (1998)
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Pep Squad (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in and around a small town high school in Kansas, Beth is a naive senior student who asks her two new friends, the slick and outgoing Julie, and her boyfriend Scott to help her cover up the accidental killing of the hated school principal. But they are observed by Terra, a student nominated for prom queen, who blackmails them into rigging the election in her favor. Undaunted, Beth, Julie and Scott turn to the most popular/hated student Cherry to kill Terra for them. Cherry agrees to the hit, but only if she gets Terra's nomination for prom queen and the crown as well which sets off more complications for all involved.
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: murder, high school, teenage life, school, teenage love, crimes, youth, obsession, kidnapping, contests and competitions, graphic violence, love and romance, mentally unstable, loss of virginity, stoners, high school life, social misfits, deadly, rivalry, profanity, hit and run, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, bitch, legs ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas

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Most similar movies to Pep Squad

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and dark humor films with plots about murder, deadly, crimes, youth, teenage life, slasher and high school mostly in Comedy, Horror and Crime genres. Some movies like Pep Squad: Skull & Bones (2007), Dead Above Ground (2002), Bad (1977), Night Visitor (1989), Heathers (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Skull & Bones (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A Tale of Homo-cidal Mania! Gay sex buddies Nathan and Justin are united by their passion for slasher, vigilante, serial killer and zombie films. Bored and frustrated with their lives as students at an obscure college in impoverished New Haven, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, scary
Plot: murder, rape, violence, torture, massacre, vengeance, college, sexual relations, obsession, kidnapping, friends, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Dead Above Ground (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the style of I Know What You Did Last Summer, troubled Goth student Jeff Lucas directs and screens his won "horror movie" and is subsequently ridiculed by his fellow students. Following a tragic car accident Jeff is burnt alive and not ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary
Plot: high school, slasher, vengeance, social misfits, deadly, chase, teenage life, youth, rivalry, axe murder, car falling off a cliff, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 700
Bad (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hazel runs a beauty salon out of her house, but makes extra money by providing ruthless women to do hit jobs. K.T. is a parasite, and contacts Hazel looking for work when he runs out of money. She is reluctant to use him for a hit, since she prefers ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: hitman, criminal heroes, deadly, babies and infants, mentally unstable, gangsters, vampire, against the rules, cult, murder, parents and children, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 4.6
 521
Night Visitor (1989)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager (Derek Rydall) insists he saw a satanist (Allen Garfield) kill the call girl next door, and tries to prove it.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, high school, prostitute, supernatural, satanism, deadly, mystery, youth, crime, supernatural ability, danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 7.2
 86K
Heathers (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.
Style: dark humor, witty, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murderous pair, teenage life, suicide, teenage love, sociopath, insanity, deadly, suicide attempt, friendship, social relations, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Big Monster on Campus (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A student receives a serial killer's brain in a transplant after being thrown into a pool with no water in it
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, scary, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, serial killer, brain transplant, social misfits, crimes, laboratory, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage love, teenage life, reincarnation, experiment gone awry, college life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Serial Killing 4 Dummys (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Casey Noland, a high school kid with no direction in life, decides to pursue the serial killing profession. Only problem...he can't bring himself to kill anybody. Will the help of a gothic chick named Sasha, he attempts to learn the ways of a ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, scary
Plot: serial killer, murder, high school, mystery, mind game, psychopath, youth, teenage life, obsession, police investigation, danger, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Invisible Maniac (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An invisible scientist escapes from an asylum and teaches high-school physics to nubile teens.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murder, mad scientist, sexploitation, deadly, youth, crimes, experiment gone awry, school, voyeurism, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Illegally Yours (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Called up for jury duty, Richard Dice finds his first crush and only real, but unrequited love, on trial for murder. Richard desperately tries to prove Mollys innocence while untangling a complicated web of murder, blackmail and perjury, and still ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: murder, jury, crush, legal, dishonesty, heroes, crimes, legal investigation, power relations, screwball, couples, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Another spoof of the Scream/I Know What You Did Last Summer horror gene involving a group of popular high school students stalked by a bumbling masked killer while a dogged reporter named Hagitha Utslay covers the story and of the plight of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, light, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, murder, slasher, high school life, youth, serial killer, who done it, teenage life, danger, disorder, law enforcement, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
You Can't Kill Stephen King (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Siblings Monroe (Monroe Mann) and Hilary (Crystal Arnette) have discovered that they have inherited a lake house and to make things even better, the famous horror author Stephen King is rumoured to live somewhere nearby. They decide to take their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: slasher, danger, youth, buddies, deadly, murder, exploitation, friends, lake or river, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), weird ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.7
 1K
Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, serial killer, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, gory, crimes, crime, police, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Good Student (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Ally, a popular teen and local celebrity goes missing, her small suburban town erupts in panic.
Style: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: kidnapping, high school, police investigation, love and romance, teenage love, dysfunctional family, high school life, parents and children, teenage life, crimes, youth, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Quiet Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family decides to buy a lodge in a remote hiking area. Their first customer commits suicide and the distraught family buries his body to avoid the bad publicity. But their luck gets worse, the bodies start piling up, and the family becomes frantic ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, murder, isolation, family business, parents and children, crimes, nothing goes right, deadly, zombie, fire, death, shovel ...
Time: 90s
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Multiple Maniacs (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A traveling sideshow called the Cavalcade of Perversion draws in and terrorizes unsuspecting spectators. The leader of the troupe of misfits is Lady Divine, who goes out for blood after discovering her lover's affair.
Style: witty, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, church, lobster, nosy, psychopath, gory, transvestism, misfit, gender bending, media satire, violence spree, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.0
 237
Watch Out (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This darkly comedic drama follows the erotic exploits of Jonathan Barrows, a narcissistic college professor whose sexual fascination with his own body leads him to down a path of increasingly disturbed behavior. Forsaking priests and others who lust ...
Style: serious, dark humor, suspense, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, love affair, couples, fall in love, sexual abuse, youth, mentally unstable, love and romance, college, prostitute, murder, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 5K
976-EVIL (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers. When Spike dialed 976-EVIL, he knew it was an expensive toll call, but he didn't know that he'd have to pay for it with his soul.
Style: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, satanic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, obsession, high school, misfit, vengeance, social misfits, danger, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, deal with the devil, phone sex, occult ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Strip Club Slasher (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of strippers struggle to keep themselves safe while detectives try to figure out who is killing them off.
Style: dark humor, tense, humorous, captivating
Plot: stripper, slasher, murder mystery, masked killer, murder, strip club, danger, deadly, crimes, rivalry, violence, drugs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.6
 502
My Pure Joy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On the outside Adam appears to be a normal teenager, but underneath...his mind has been so rotted by trauma from his past and the gory films he watches, that he has blurred the lines between reality and pretend! This prompts Adam to start killing ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: serial killer, obsession, terrorism, mentally unstable, crimes, slasher, deadly, gory, teenage life, youth, psycho, murder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Girls Gone Dead (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A group of six ex-high school cheerleaders are stalked by a killer with a medieval war hammer and battle axe during their first Spring Break from college.
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: murder, slasher, serial killer, danger, gory, beach, best friends, deadly, crimes, woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), killing spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 24K
Jawbreaker (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 3 of Reagan High School's most popular girls pretend to kidnap their friend by shoving a jawbreaker into the victim's mouth to keep her from screaming. Their plan goes awry when the girl swallows the jawbreaker, choking to death. Now the ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, absurd, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: high school, prom, popularity, murder, friendship, prank, accidental killing, fashion, teenager, bullying, social outcast, jealousy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Some Guy Who Kills People (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former mental patient's repressed anger reaches the boiling point, leading him to embark on a mission of revenge against the thugs who once subjected him to severe physical and mental trauma.
Style: dark humor, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, social misfits, vengeance, slasher, deadly, crimes, rivalry, misfit, violence spree, breaking point, gory, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Perfect Score (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Six high school seniors decide to break into the Princeton Testing Center so they can steal the answers to their upcoming SAT tests and all get perfect scores.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, heist, cons and scams, school, crime, crimes, teenage life, friends, partners, lifestyle, twists & turns, coming of age ...
Time: 2000s, future, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.6
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Homebodies (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a quiet group of pensioners learn that their homes are to be torn down to make way for a block of flats, they decide to take action. What starts as an attempt to discourage the developers soon escalates into wholesale murder of both the ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, humorous, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: elderly, murder, senior citizen, crimes, assassination, rivalry, aging, deadly, danger, vengeance, golden years, hitman ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bloody Bloody Bible Camp (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1977 a group of young, horny, out of control Christians are spending a fun filled weekend at the mountain lakeside Happy Day Bible Camp. One by one these youthful sinners pay a BLOODY penance for their misdeeds. Flash forward 7 years, when ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, camp, deadly, danger, nun, crimes, profanity, catholicism, death, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, year 1977
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 2K
Miss Nobody (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mild-mannered secretary discovers that she has a talent for murder as she ascends the corporate ladder.
Style: witty, humorous, captivating, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, ambition, secretary, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, crimes, rivalry, workplace, deadly, rise to the top, unfulfillment, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.5
 2K
Pervert! (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: While visiting his Bible-thumping yet lecherous father in the desert, randy college student James (Sean Andrews) tries everything he can to hook up with the local curvaceous cuties, but his sex quest stalls when a bloodthirsty killer targets every ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, erotic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, deadly, mentally unstable, youth, crimes, estrangement, gory, parents and children, desert, pervert ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: 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 ⇓
43%
 4.8
 460
Blades (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: HAPPY GILMORE meets MANIAC in this gore-filled swing at one of the most popular sports today, golf. A game of hooks slices...and slaughter!!! Meet Blades, the most terrifying character ever to tear up the screen...and Blades isn't even human. ...
Style: rough, offbeat, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jealousy, parody, lawn mower, greed, golf, murder, deadly, heroes, rivalry, investigation, danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 257
Gretchen (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gretchen has bigger problems than abysmal fashion sense: She's 17, painfully awkward and stuck in the most unforgiving place on earth - high school. When her obsession with school bad boy Ricky gets out of hand, her mother sends her to an ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, obsession, self discovery, fashion, youth, fall in love, small town, clinic, parents and children, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%