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Up the Academy (1980)
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Up the Academy (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This puber-comedy is a kind of mixture between 'Animal House' and 'Police Academy'. Four boys are sent, for different reasons, to a the Sheldon R. Wienberg military academy. The life of dicipline asks a lot of the four geeks. Of course these boys know how to make a party out of the hard times. Will they be 'real men' after one year? Written by Evert Poppen
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, idiotic, satirical, surreal, cult film, splatter, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: looking for sex, high school, school, teenage life, martial arts, college, youth, friends, family relations, misfit, teachers and students, partners, stoners, high school life, animal life, buddies, college life, gays and lesbians, coming of age, disorder, nothing goes right, prank, rivalry, boarding school life, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and sexy films with plots about youth, disorder, friends, teenage life, buddies, high school and school mostly in Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Up the Academy: Combat High (1986), Porky's Revenge (1985), H.O.T.S. (1979), High School U.S.A. (1983), Mac & Devin Go to High School (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Combat High (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Police Academy"-style comedy set in a military school. Two errant high-school students are ordered by a judge to spend a year at a prestigious military academy, where one of the cadets finds out who is responsible for a spate of midnight ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, parody
Plot: cadet, school, prank, thief, military school, disorder, youth, buddies, partners, misfit, friends, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
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Porky's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As graduation nears for the class of 1955 at Angel Beach High, the gang once again faces off against their old enemy, Porky, who wants them to throw the school's championship basketball game since he has bet on the opposing team.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cult film, teen sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, school, friends, power relations, sport team, couples, college, teenage love, athlete and trainer, teachers and students, looking for sex, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, las vegas
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90%
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H.O.T.S. (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Four girls spurned by the popular Sorority on campus decide to start their own and steal all the men on campus away from the house that rejected them.
Style: sex comedy, sexy, erotic, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: college, university, nudity (topless - notable), sorority, rivalry, dormitory, high school, silly humor, school, teachers and students, sexual relations, high school life ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: london
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79%
High School U.S.A. (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in a senior high school class, J.J. (Michael J. Fox) pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique which culminates in a race at the end of the movie between the two rivals in this light comedy.
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, disorder, stoners, power relations, buddies, underdog, rivalry, friends, social relations, youth, misfit, school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The nerds are now in control of the university, as a result of Lewis Skolnick and the rest's actions in the two previous movies. A new generation of sportsmen arrive, however, determined on winning the school back. The principle, himself an ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, school, disorder, campaign, friends, power relations, social relations, ambition, lifestyle, society, rivalry, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Mac & Devin Go to High School (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A comedy that follows two high school students -- one overachiever struggling to write his valedictorian speech, the other a senior now going on his 15th year of school.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, high school, drug dealing, youth, teachers and students, social relations, drugs/alcohol, silly humor, slacker, marijuana, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The 41–Year–Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Follows Andy, who needs to hook up with a hottie, pronto, because he hasn't had sex in... well, forever - and his luck isn't the only thing that's hard. His equally horny teenage roommates also need it superbad, and with the help of ...
Style: parody, humorous, idiotic, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virginity, absurdism, teenage life, looking for sex, youth, misfit, buddies, disorder, sex, erection, stupidity, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
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Porky's II: The Next Day (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the students of Angel Beach High decide to stage "An Evening With Shakespeare," their efforts are threatened by Miss Balbricker, who views the works of Shakespeare as obscene. She enlists the help of Reverend Bubba Flavel, a religious ...
Style: teen sex comedy, humorous, sexy, sexual, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, school, prank, racism, ku klux klan, teaching, teachers and students, rebelliousness, high school life, teenage life, teenage love, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 50s
Place: florida, usa
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64%
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High School (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A high school valedictorian who gets baked with the local stoner finds himself the subject of a drug test. The situation causes him to concoct an ambitious plan to get his entire graduating class to face the same fate, and fail.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, weed, high school, fighting the system, teenage life, misfit, nothing goes right, against the rules, rebellion, youth, manipulations, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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63%
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The Weekend (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the spirit of "Superbad" and "Dazed and Confused," "The Weekend" relishes the moments that made being a teenager so excruciatingly painful and fantastic. Over the course of a single weekend, various teenagers ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, buddies, lifestyle, high school life, youth, college, college life, teenage life, prank, nightlife, romance, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Barely Legal (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenager Deacon works at a video shop, and his buddies, Fred and Matt, sell the bootleg porno films he acquires. Deacon gets fired, but the pals have the bright idea of filming their own Internet porn flick in order to make money and become more ...
Style: teen sex comedy, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: looking for sex, pornography, porn star, high school, filmmaking, teenage life, disorder, nothing goes right, misfit, youth, lifestyle, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
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Expelled (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Felix (Cameron Dallas) is a legendary prankster who gets expelled from his high school and, with his friend’s help, stops at nothing to hide it from his parents.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, friends, youth, prankster, disorder, siblings relations, school expulsion, power relations, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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56%
Senior Skip Day (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adam Harris, a semi-lame senior, is head over heels in love with Cara. Unfortunately she is the most popular girl in school. On the one day of the year that he could actually have a chance, senior skip day, he screws it all up by accidentally ...
Style: humorous, teen sex comedy, sex comedy, captivating, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Class Act (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, realistic
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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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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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Fraternity House (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fraternity House is a 24 hour look inside fraternity life. Set on the last day of the school year graduating seniors Jake and Evan have one day to figure out how to stay on campus for a fifth year. With the help of 8th year senior and fraternity ...
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, not serious, sex comedy
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), coming of age, youth, friends, power relations, campus, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, college life, sexual relations, college, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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50%
Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: prank, college, student life, teenage life, friends, disorder, rivalry, youth, misfit, chase, nerds, underdog ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Encino Man (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: High school misfits Stoney and Dave discover a long-frozen primeval man from the past in their back yard. But the thawed-out Link, as the boys have named him, quickly becomes a wild card in the teens' already zany Southern California lives. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: prom, high school, fish out of water, school, high school life, frozen alive, caveman, cavemen, misfit, college life, college, teenage life ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s, prehistoric, stone age
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48%
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Dirty Deeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An American Pie-like teen comedy in which a high school senior tries to become the first student in years to complete the Dirty Deeds, an outrageous series of challenges that must be completed by the Homecoming banquet at 9 a.m.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, sex comedy, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
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47%
Midnight Madness (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A genius grad student organizes an all-night treasure hunt in which five rival teams composed of colorful oddballs furiously match wits with one another while trying to locate and decipher various cryptic clues planted ingeniously around Los Angeles.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: college, rivalry, quest, scavenger hunt, adventure, school, disorder, friends, on the road, college life, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Zapped Again! (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new kid moves into school, making enemies with the affluent societies and joining the beleaguered Science Club. But when an old potion is discovered to confer telekinetic power he gets the chance to get his own back, as well as having a bit of fun ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, sex comedy, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, telekinesis, teaching the ways of the world, vengeance, high school life, teenage life, college, nudity (full frontal - brief), loss of virginity, prank, hardcase students, school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
House Party: Tonight's the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of high school rappers have two major goals - make music and get hot girls. The best way to get both is to throw the biggest and best house party ever! The night of the party, one of the boys is grounded by his parents, so it's up to his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, youth, disorder, friends, teenage life, buddies, hip hop, silly humor, profanity, sexual content, drugs/alcohol, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Fraternity Vacation (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A nerd gains the friendship of two of his frat brothers when his dad offers them his condo for the week in Palm Springs, and also offers the fraternity a hot tub and jacuzzi if they can help his son find a girl. They meet two guys from a rival ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sex comedy, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, friendship, loss of virginity, vacation, looking for sex, youth, lifestyle, best friends, love and romance, buddies, opposites attract, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa, california, palm springs california
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46%
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The New Guy (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nerdy high school senior Dizzy Harrison has finally gotten lucky -- after purposely getting expelled, he takes lessons in 'badass cool' from a convict and enrolls at a new school. But can he keep up the ruse?
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenagers, friendship, teenage love, goofy hero, starting over, high school, bullying, high school life, cheerleading, misfit, cheerleader, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: texas, austin texas, los angeles
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45%
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Project X (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three high school seniors throw a party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads.
Style: teen sex comedy, not serious, humorous, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: party, when the parents are away, teenager, drugs/alcohol, youth, friends, popularity, student, buddies, looking for sex, adolescence, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pasadena california, new jersey
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45%
 4.1
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Mean Girls 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around a new high school student, Jo (Meaghan Martin) , who agrees to befriend an outcast, Abby (Jennifer Stone), at the urging of Abby's wealthy father in exchange for paying all of Jo's costs for the college of her ...
Style: witty, feel good, cynical, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Assault of the Party Nerds (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: It's Nerds vs. Frats (again) when the Nerds use a wing-ding party as a recruiting tactic. The jocks are out to spoil the party and harass the nerds. This is a video-only release.
Style: not serious, humorous, sexy
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: rivalry, youth, nerd, drinking, drinking alcohol, fraternity, idiot, enemy, recruitment, dormitory, athlete, stupidity ...
Time: 80s
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43%
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Joysticks (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful businessman attempts to shut down a video arcade he believes is harmful to the mental health of children.
Style: humorous, sexual, realistic, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, punk, prank, arcade, nerd, buddies, partners, save the day, coming of age, youth, manipulations, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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43%
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Last Resort (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam and Dave are living the boring life until they are beckoned to Sam's uncle's Island. When they get there (still not quite sure how that worked) they are compelled by beautiful women and a dastardly enemy of the Island. After ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, parody, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: resort, island, nothing goes right, buddies, lifestyle, partners, down on your luck, disorder, uncle nephew relationship, absurd humor, absurdism, scuba diving ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: caribbean
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42%