Movies like Surf School

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Surf School (2006)
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Surf School (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rag-tag bunch of seniors, complete outsiders at their surf-crazed Laguna Beach High School, decide to crash the biggest team surf contest. In order to prevail, however, they must do one important thing...learn to surf! We're taking your classic Cinderella story into the world of surfing, complete with hi-jinx and the aesthetic beauty of surf mecca Costa Rica, our spectacular set location
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, offbeat, teen sex comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, high school, teenage life, teenage love, friendship, ambition, lifestyle, best friends, youth, contests and competitions, love affair, buddies, rivalry, sport, underdog, school, cinderella story, friends, misfit, partners, love and romance, high school life, social misfits, gays and lesbians, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, costa rica

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about friends, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, youth, lifestyle and sport mostly in Comedy, Sport and Family genres. Some movies like Surf School: Fired Up! (2009), Hole in One (2009), Costa Rican Summer (2010), Super Sweet 16: The Movie (2007), Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fired Up! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 2 Guys. 300 Girls. You Do the Math. The two most popular guys in high school decide to ditch football camp for cheerleader camp. For the girls and for the glory.
Style: sexy, humorous, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleading, cheerleader, high school, football, rivalry, fall in love, sport team, teenage life, contests and competitions, ambition, gender, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: illinois, usa
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Hole in One (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eric, a highly-gifted golfer but radically-undisciplined college undergrad, finds his world drastically altered after losing a golf bet to a pair of sadistic plastic surgeons. Eric's bad-boy attitude lifestyle comes to a screeching halt as he ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, contests and competitions, rivalry, buddies, ambition, youth, golf, golf club, bet, nudity (full frontal - brief), plastic surgeon, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Costa Rican Summer (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A titillating teen comedy, a young surfer and his friends head to Costa Rica to save his beautiful aunt's beach motel, resurrect an old surf champion and find enough waves and women to make for a totally tasty time.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: beach, youth, friends, teenage life, lifestyle, surfer, sexuality, friendship, looking for sex, couples, hotel, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: costa rica, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Prom Wars: Love Is a Battlefield (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The graduating class at Miss Aversham and Miss Cronstall's School for Girls find that they have - in defiance of the natural laws of probability - all blossomed simultaneously. Capitalizing on their unique status, and intent on teaching high ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, teenage life, ambition, friends, rivalry, buddies, lifestyle, youth, best friends, high school, silly humor, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Super Sweet 16: The Movie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, rivalry, high school, friends, contests and competitions, birthday party, ambition, lifestyle, teenage life, youth, couples, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A transfer student at a rough high school tries joining the cheer-leading squad and finds that she not only has to face off against the head cheerleader, but also against her former school in preparation for a cheer-off competition.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, slang, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleader, cheerleading, high school, dancing, high school life, school, hip hop, friendship, sport, sport team, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Airborne (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mitchell Goosen is sixteen/seventeen year old kid from California who loves to surf and roller blade. Yet, his parents, who are two zoologists were given a grant to work in Australia. The only problem was: Mitchell couldn't go with them. So, he ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: school, surfing, rivalry, skating, fish out of water, high school life, friendship, lifestyle, underdog, youth, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, ohio, usa, australia, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Her Best Move (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 15 year-old soccer prodigy, Sara Davis, has a chance to join the U.S. National Team, but she must juggle high school, romance, sports, and parental pressure while deciding her own priorities.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, follow your dream, youth, friendship, teenage love, against the odds, friends, parents and children, family relations, prodigy, coming of age, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Johnny Be Good (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local state college ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, teen sex comedy, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, college, sport team, coming of age, underdog, romance, buddies, lifestyle, athlete's life, sport, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: texas, los angeles, alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.3
 1K
7-10 Split (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An aspiring actor whose career is in the dumps, exploits his amazing bowling skills to take the PBA by storm and becomes rich and famous, only to lose his best girl and best friend...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, parody, sex comedy
Plot: bowling, friendship, farce, misfit, contests and competitions, ambition, destiny, athlete's life, lifestyle, sport, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An overenthusiastic high-school maintenance man attempts to lead an unlikely group of misfits to the Nebraska state tennis championship in Balls Out: The Gary Houseman Story? director Danny Leiner's underdog sports comedy. American Pie star ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tennis, athlete and trainer, ambition, misfit, rivalry, youth, lifestyle, teacher, school, mentor, tennis racket, tennis ball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nebraska, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
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Waterboys (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a Japanese school, 5 adolescent geeks join the new sport teacher and take up the challenge to take part in the synchronised swimming competition, in-spite of the mockeries of the "real sportsmen".
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: swimming, high school, athlete's life, against the odds, teenage life, human spirit, follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, sport ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
 468
Shred (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SHRED is a motion picture that tells the story of two washed up pro snowboarders from the 90s named Max (played by Dave England) and Eddie (played by Renee Renee) who attempt to cash in on the fantastic growth of the sport by starting their own ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddies, rivalry, friends, against the odds, lifestyle, ambition, athlete's life, hopes, partners, underdog, skiing, human spirit ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Sandlot 2 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A decade has passed in the small town where the original Sandlot gang banded together during the summer of ’62 to play baseball and battle the Beast. Now comes the sequel, a campy romp back to the dugout where nine new kids descend on the diamond ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: sport team, friendship, vengeance, sport, underdog, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, partners, teenage life, athlete and trainer, friends ...
Time: contemporary, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
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Coach (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Olympic Gold medalist is hired to coach the boys basketball team. But when Coach Randy Rawlings arrives, the school's sexist principal discovers he hired a woman. Blocked from firing her due to discrimination laws, he tries to make sure the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film, teen sex comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: social relations, ego clash, youth, lifestyle, underdog, prodigy, contests and competitions, ambition, society, sport, athlete's life, hopes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
National Lampoon Presents: Endless Bummer (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From National Lampoon, the masters of raunchy comedy, comes a summer tale of beers, babes, and bros! In the surf town of Ventura, California, JD's surf board is stolen by a surfer from Los Angeles...a crime that cannot go unpunished. Gathering ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, fight, surfing, juvenile delinquency, partners, follow your dream, teenage love, teenage life, high school, youth, best friends, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 7K
Jump In! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Story revolves around a young boxer, Izzy Daniels, who trains to follow in his father's footsteps by winning the Golden Glove. When his friend, Mary, however, asks him to substitute for a team member in a Double Dutch tournament, the young man ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, against the odds, human spirit, follow your dream, athlete's life, ambition, lifestyle, teenage life, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.0
 1K
Pucked (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Hopper is a former lawyer, long-term loser and constant dreamer - and frankly, probably just not all that bright. When he receives a credit card in the mail, he believes he's hit the jackpot. It's not long before he's working ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Plot: ice hockey, sport, disorder, against the odds, nothing goes right, goofy hero, buddies, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, partners, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Bring It On: Fight to the Finish (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Christina Milian stars as sassy cheer captain Lina Cruz, whose world is turned upside-down when her family moves from the urban streets of East Los Angeles to the sunny beach town of Malibu. At her new school, Lina clashes with Avery, the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, cheerleader, cheerleading, teenage love, contests and competitions, interracial couple, siblings relations, lifestyle, youth, high school hunk, teenage life, sport team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, malibu california, florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Like Mike 2: Streetball (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Another young boy with 'hoop dreams' finds an old pair of Michael Jordan's sneakers and can suddenly play ball like the greatest player in the world.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, follow your dream, underdog, sport, buddies, athlete's life, contests and competitions, hopes, rivalry, ambition, lifestyle, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.2
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Cloud 9 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Has-been sports promoter Billy Cole gets a second shot at fame and fortune when he puts together a women's volleyball team, comprised of exotic dancers...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: beach, rivalry, lifestyle, ambition, against the odds, self discovery, partners, sport, cons and scams, womanizer, beach volleyball, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Necessary Roughness (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When the Texas Southern Armadillos football team is disqualified for cheating and poor grades, the University is forced to pick from a team that actually goes to school. Will they even win a single game?
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: underdog, american football, sport team, sport, college, rivalry, hopes, human spirit, against the odds, friendship, athlete and trainer, youth ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, united states, ireland, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 8K
Beer League (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unemployed slacker (Lange) inspires his softball teammates to improve their game so they won't get kicked out of the local league.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, bet, buddies, contests and competitions, small town, partners, underdog, sport, against the odds, friendship, sport team, stripper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 4.3
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We the Party (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, five high-school friends deal with romance, money, prom, college, sex, bullies, Facebook, fitting in, standing out, and finding themselves.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, dating, prom, teenage love, youth, hip hop, lifestyle, society, coming of age, friends, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Student of the Year (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Several alumni reminisce about their final year at St. Theresa's College and the events that shaped their lives.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: love triangle, romance, friendship, teenage life, ambition, teenage love, lifestyle, fall in love, youth, high school, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
 5.6
 4K
Blackball (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Blackball follows the fortunes of Cliff Starkey, a working-class fine of lawn bowls with an exceptional talent. Wanting to take on the Aussies he manages to become regional champion, only to get banned. Sports agent Rich Schwartz picks him up and ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, athlete's life, love affair, social differences, ambition, against the rules, contests and competitions, sport, society, lifestyle, hopes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 12K
Grind (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four skaters follow their idol on his summer tour in an attempt to get noticed, get sponsored, and become stars themselves.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: skateboarding, friendship, skateboard, road trip, lifestyle, ambition, rivalry, underdog, partners, contests and competitions, friendship between men, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, santa monica california, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 4K
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
Plot: best friends, youth, rivalry, society, teenage life, misfit, disorder, high school, vengeance, coming of age, social misfits, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Hot Flashes (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An unlikely basketball team of unappreciated middle-aged Texas women, all former high school champs, challenge the current high school girls’ state champs to raise money for breast cancer prevention. Sparks fly as the women go to comic extremes to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sport, basketball, rivalry, against the odds, friendship, contests and competitions, underdog, sport team, ambition, strong female presence, reunion, breast cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%