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Max Embarrassing (2008)
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Max Embarrassing (2008)
Original name: Max Pinlig
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Max is hitting puberty, and foxy Ofelia from class has touched his heart. He now plans to spend Christmas break with her or, at the very least, New Year's Eve. Watching her little boy grow up, his mother Agnete doesn't know what leg to stand on. Trying to give Max the best Christmas possible, she makes a mess of things, as usual. With his friends, Hassan and Ester, Max eventually tamps down the chaos and throws a super New Year's Eve bash. Everyone is there, and Ester seizes the moment to hook up with Max ahead of Ofelia.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, realistic, not serious, parody
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenage love, family relations, parents and children, new year, youth, teenage life, high school life, family, friends, love and romance, eccentric family, parent child relationship, high school, high school friend, mother, son, mother son relationship, school life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and light films with plots about youth, family, family relations, parents and children, friends, teenage life and friendship mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Max Embarrassing: Karla & Jonas (2010), General Education (2012), A Sudden Text (2014), How to Be Indie (2009), Just Peck (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Max Embarrassing 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An amusing coming of age tale from Lotte Svendsen's Max-universe. Now 14, Max is about to decide on an internship and is finding it difficult to choose. He settles, against his mother's wishes, for a bank internship. But mother Agnethe, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, family, parents and children, youth, son, mother, mother son relationship, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
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Karla & Jonas (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Karla met Jonas during a summer vacation at the lake. After being unable to stop thinking about him and their kiss she phones him, making up a school assignment about children living in an orphanage, which is precisely where Jonas lives.
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Place: denmark, europe
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General Education (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Levi Collins is set to go to the local University on a tennis scholarship, but he forgot to tell his parents one thing - he didn't graduate. As a result, he must take summer school before his mom and dad discover he's failed senior ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, summer school, teenage love, high school life, youth, tennis, social relations, parents and children, college, ambition, fall in love, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 24 min.
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How to Be Indie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Just Peck (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At 104 pounds dripping wet, baby-faced sophomore Michael Peck (age 15) is not exactly the coolest guy at American High. Peck’s teachers make him feel like an idiot, his classmates make him feel like a geek and his home life is just as bad, with ...
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 79 min.
Story: My sisters kids are home alone
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Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
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Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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31%
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