Movies like Beach Ball

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Beach Ball (1965)
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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: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic, slang
Plot: beach, beach party, music, college, youth, rock, friends, contests and competitions, performer's life, music band, love and romance, ambition, artists and showbiz, musician's life, lifestyle, buddies, disorder, siblings relations, mistaken identity, rising to stardom, cons and scams, relationship vs career, silly humor, romance, music festival ...
Time: 60s, 1960s

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Most similar movies to Beach Ball

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, friends, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, romance, ambition and youth mostly in Comedy, Musical and Romance genres. Some movies like Beach Ball: The Girls on the Beach (1965), Muscle Beach Party (1964), Teenage Millionaire (1961), Spectacular! (2009), Beach Party (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Girls on the Beach (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The girls of Alpha Beta need to raise $10,000 in two weeks to save the sorority house. Among their schemes to raise the funds are a beauty contest, a newspaper puzzle, and a baking contest. But when three guys hit the beach with love on their minds, ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: beach, student life, riddles and clues, friendship, college life, gender bending, ocean, college, rock, teenage life, disorder, friends ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: beach, beach party, surfing, loss of virginity, lifestyle, love and romance, rivalry, rise and fall, twentysomething life, teenage life, love triangle, teenage love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: buddies, love and romance, celebrity culture, rock, radio show, ambition, rising to stardom, youth, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Spectacular! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school choir is fading in popularity, as it continues to lose most of its' members one by one. A wannabe rock singer is convinced to join the choir, in hopes of winning the upcoming competition and cash prize.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, youth, music, music band, rivalry, rock, ambition, performance, choir, contest, performer's life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 5.8
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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, youth, friends, couples, silly humor, looking for sex, teenage life, innocence lost, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mermaid, romance, disorder, silly humor, love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right, buddies, young lovers, lifestyle, youth, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, girl dressed as boy, disorder, stowaway, transvestism, optimism, friends, celebrity culture, office, gender bending ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, france, greece, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Girl Happy (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nightclub, spring break, friendship, twentysomething life, showbiz, forbidden love, looking for sex, down on your luck, rock, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for love ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, florida, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Viva Las Vegas (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix - once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough but mislays it when the pretty swimming pool manageress takes his mind off ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: rock, romance, oldies, surfing, fall in love, instructor, couples, friends, lifestyle, ambition, partners, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Bye Bye Birdie (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: artists and showbiz, performer's life, lifestyle, love and romance, ambition, romance, contests and competitions, musician's life, couples, friends, rock, teenage life ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 694
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: skiing, looking for love, romance, love and romance, youth, buddies, looking for sex, switching roles, teenage life, rock, resort, friends ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Death of a Dynasty (2003)
Genre: Musical, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story which centers around Dave Katz, a journalist at a hip-hop magazine who is sent on assignment to uncover the often comedic underworld of Roc-a-Fella Records run by Damon Dash and Jay-Z.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky, witty
Plot: hip hop, musician's life, showbiz, journalism, lifestyle, desire for fame, crimes, buddies, rise and fall, media, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 295
Hot Summer (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: East Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The 1968 East German film Hei├čer 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, holiday, summer, teenage life, teenage love, love triangle, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, beach, friends, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, german democratic republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: college, beach, pepsi, teenage life, school, fall in love, rock, looking for sex, wooing, teaching the ways of the world, adolescence vs adulthood, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Basilicata Coast to Coast (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A music group and a journalist cross the region of Basilicata by foot to attend a music festival.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: music band, on the road, journalism, friends, artists and showbiz, musician, concert, beach, dancing, ocean, ocean or sea, dance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, teenage life, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami, pennsylvania, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The American Mall (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The executive producers of High School Musical keep the good times rolling with this upbeat musical comedy set in the one place every American teenager's home away from home - the local shopping mall. Ally (Nina Dobrev) is an optimistic ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, save the day, love and romance, rise to the top, teenage love, musician's life, lifestyle, youth, shopping mall, rising to stardom, teenage life, optimism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 1K
Goddess (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Elspeth Dickens dreams of finding her "voice" despite being stuck in an isolated farmhouse with her twin toddlers. A web-cam becomes her pathway to fame and fortune, but at a price.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, showbiz, rising to stardom, musician's life, romance, hopes, artists and showbiz, parents and children, twins, singing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Fancy Dancing (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A composer finds love with a co-worker after taking a job at his uncle's advertising agency.
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, going straight, lifestyle, infidelity, custody, ambition, hopes, womanizer, romance, couples, parents and children, visitation rights ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
My Boyfriend's Back (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A female singing group from the '60s reunites for a TV special.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: reunion, girl group, unfulfillment, partners, rise and fall, buddies, musician's life, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, music band, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
It's a Bikini World (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Male chauvinist Mike attempts to get an intelligent burgeoning feminist Delilah into his harem. When she resists, Mike then poses as his brother Herbert, but in the process falls in love with Delilah.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: beach, bikini, photographer, youth, love and romance, romance, disorder, wooing, fall in love, womanizer, ambition, media ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Spinout (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: date night
Plot: rock band, heiress, racecar driver, rich girl, rock, family business, fall in love, parents and children, eccentric family, partners, buddies, leadership ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, satirical
Plot: small town, ballet, farce, turtle, songwriter, secretary, singer, ambition, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, contests and competitions, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: ohio, usa, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 3K
Clambake (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The heir to an oil fortune trades places with a water-ski instructor at a Florida hotel to see if girls will like him for himself, rather than his father's money.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, experimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: wealth, romance, hotel, love and romance, rise to the top, show tunes, switching roles, social differences, cinderella story, fall in love, fish out of water, resort ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, miami, usa, las vegas, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Breakdance Kid (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1984, loser pizza guy Whitey Johnson is run over by a semi truck on live television, making him a local hero. The world watches as Whitey vows to not only walk again but to win his town's breakdance competition. Whitey struggles to conquer ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, dancer's life, ambition, lifestyle, follow your dream, love and romance, rivalry, hopes, youth, romance, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 341
The Cool Ones (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young, millionaire rock promoter creates a new boy/girl team for his teen TV dance show. Will the ambitious go-go dancer and has-been pop star fall in love for real?
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: cable car, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, youth, unlikely couple, media, ambition, rock, showbiz, tv show, music, manipulations ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: nothing goes right, youth, satire, wizards and magicians, friends, couples, motorcycle chase, beach, disorder, couple relations, infidelity, motorcycle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean, tahiti, france, polynesia, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Cheetah Girls: One World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chanel, Dorinda, and Aqua, are off to India to star in a Bollywood movie. But when there they discover that they will have to compete against each other to get the role in the movie. Will the Cheetah's break up again?
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, cinderella story, contests and competitions, hopes, rising to stardom, follow your dream, friendship, family life, love and romance, family, bollywood, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: nightclub, ambition, odd couple, fugitives, follow your dream, couple relations, ship, fish out of water, family business, fall in love, wooing, love triangle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: hawaii, arizona, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Naked Brothers Band (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Naked Brothers Band is an American musical comedy series created by Polly Draper. The show depicts the daily lives of Draper's sons, who lead a fictional world-renowned rock band from New York City. As a mockumentary, the storyline is a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, tense, captivating
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: brother brother relationship, musician's life, youth, showbiz, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, family relations, music band, ambition, music, rising to stardom, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%