Movies like Dorks & Damsels

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Dorks & Damsels (2007)
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Dorks & Damsels (2007)
Original name: Astrópía
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Iceland, UK, Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film revolves around Hildur, a national celebrity and socialite who has to look for a job when her boyfriend Jolli is sent to prison. She finds a job at Astrópía, a store that sells role playing books and her immersion into geek culture changes her outlook on life.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, captivating, offbeat
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, youth, best friends, romance, job seeking, social differences, prison, prison life, teenage life, college, singleness, friends, misfit, office, imaginary kingdom, store, social misfits, single parent, college life, disorder, escape, celebrity culture, media satire, twentysomething life ...
Place: iceland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about youth, friends, disorder, friendship, misfit, love and romance and teenage life mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like Dorks & Damsels: Wonderful World End (2015), Nothing (2003), GamerZ (2005), Big Man on Campus (1989), Deal of a Lifetime (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Wonderful World End (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Shiori’s Gothic Lolita garb attracts a lot of fans to her interactive video blog, a stepping stone she hopes will launch her career as a model and actress. One day while handing out promotional pamphlets, she meets Ayumi, a ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: friendship, teenage life, social misfits, best friends, youth, society, music, misfit, computers and web, friends, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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95%
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Nothing (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two good friends who live together, Andrew (Andrew Miller), an agoraphobic travel agent who works from his home, and Dave (David Hewlett), a loser who works in an office where he is treated with contempt. Just when it ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, goofy hero, supernatural, nothing goes right, wish come true, fish out of water, misfit, partners, youth, imaginary, mischievous children, buddies ...
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GamerZ (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A quirky love triangle comedy set in Glasgow in the weird, wonderful world of fantasy role-playing games.
Style: semi serious, gothic, futuristic, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: university, love triangle, teenage life, social misfits, love and romance, misfit, youth, fall in love, parallel world, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Big Man on Campus (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this version of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", a hunchback is found living in the bell tower of UCLA. He is put on trial and made to go through tests. One of the research doctors falls for him, and he falls for her in the end
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, college, hunchback, fish out of water, youth, farce, love, power relations, mutant, silly humor, college life, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Deal of a Lifetime (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The agent for the Devil takes the soul of a high school sophomore in exchange for a date with the most popular girl on campus.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: deal with the devil, lifestyle, disorder, fish out of water, youth, hopes, love and romance, wish come true, high school, social misfits, misfit, follow your dream ...
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57%
Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: animals, pets, family life, friends, family relations, family, teenage life, misfit, partners, imaginary, disorder, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Maid to Order (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Spoiled Jessie Montgomery, whose wild behavior and spending excesses cause her well-meaning but exasperated millionaire father Charles to wish he never had her, is visited by fairy godmother Stella. In an effort to save Jessie, Stella casts a spell ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: maid, friendship, parents and children, switching roles, fish out of water, self discovery, fairy godmother, cinderella story, wish come true, romance, rise and fall, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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HairBrained (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 14 year old genius gets rejected by Harvard and ends up at a much lower ranked school where he makes friends with a mature student.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, odd couple, friends, college life, disorder, fish out of water, prodigy, youth, coming of age, social relations, misfit, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
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The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Gomez is a middle-aged man who dreams of buying a gorgeous white suit in a nearby store, but doesn't have enough cash. He finds 4 more people of same size, who each give $20 and get to wear the suit for an hour each in return. But the suit is ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: youth, friends, disorder, fish out of water, friendship, child as adult, store, down on your luck, rich and poor, cons and scams, misfit, rise to the top ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
 646
Bibi & Tina (2014)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Girl Witch Bibi Blocksberg and her best friend Tina have adventures on a horse ranch...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, adventure, teenage life, wizards and magicians, imaginary, best friends, supernatural ability, family, youth, disorder, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Rage in Placid Lake (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Placid Lake has always been different. As an odd fish in a sea of mediocrity, his brilliant ideas are bound to get him into more trouble than success. So when he finds himself flying off the school roof and breaking every bone in his body on ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: adolescent boy, friendship, family relations, coming of age, eccentric family, romance, youth, graduation, teenage life, teenage boy, satire, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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45%
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, partners, buddies, lifestyle, youth, coming of age, friends, nightlife, striptease ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
That's What She Said (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Longtime best friends Bebe and DeeDee are both wrestling with love. Bebe has met someone new and is in the exuberant phase of a budding romance. DeeDee is trying to move on from someone she can’t forget – mostly in destructive ways. As Bebe ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
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Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Take the Trash (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jesper Jensen is a successful IT salesman who stops at nothing, even if it means backstabbing his best friend. Being number one in the company and having a beautiful wife and a lovely home, Jesper seems to lead a perfect life, but one day his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, self discovery, fish out of water, reluctant partners, life turned upside down, workplace, community service, social differences, hopes, society, working class ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
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Duration: 106 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Skills Like This (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Story: Max Solomon faces the awful truth that he will never be a writer. So, in a desperate attempt to find his true calling, he turns to crime. In this inventive comedy, three friends have their lives turned upside down when one of them realizes that ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Willy/Milly (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Milly is annoyed whenever her mom tells her to behave more appropriate for a girl. She's just not interested in fancy dresses or prom dances. Some day her best friend's little brother offers her a potion which can make her deepest wish ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
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Hank and Mike (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
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Duration: 86 min.
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Style: witty, humorous, not serious, captivating, sexual ...
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
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Duration: 105 min.
Story: A French tradesman travels in time and liberates an oppressed tribe in another world.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, feel good, offbeat
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37%
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Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Trippin' (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, light ...
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Canada, Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After dying before his time, an aspiring comic gets a second shot at life... by being reincarnated as a wealthy but un-likable businessman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new zealand, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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34%
The Party Animal (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
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Style: offbeat, feel good, humorous, sexual, sexy ...
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Lovely Complex (2006)
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Duration: 99 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Comedy
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Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, talky
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, romance, love and romance, youth, best friends, high school life, fall in love, friendship, self confidence, youth gang, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
All My Friends Are Leaving Brisbane (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Anthea is 25, single, hates her job – and all her friends are leaving Brisbane. Should she follow the herd to Sydney or London? Is there anything worth staying for now that her best friend Michael finally has a girlfriend? This film tells a ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
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