Movies like Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (2016)
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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quiet teenage artist Rafe Katchadorian has a wild imagination and is sick of middle school and the rules that have been put before him. Rafe and his best friend Leo have come up with a plan: break every rule in the school hand book and as you expect trouble follows.
Style: entertaining, funny, light, feel good, humorous, captivating, inspirational, teen comedy
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: middle school, child protagonist, school, teenager, dream, best friends, children, romance, escapades, child, talent, against the rules, painter, schoolboy, fighting the system, high school life, humour, school principal, rules, school expulsion, bear, youth, college, childhood, girl ...

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Most similar movies to Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and light films with plots about friends, friendship, teenager, youth, children, adventure and escapades mostly in Family, Comedy and Animation genres. Some movies like Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010), Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012), Jessica Darling's It List (2016), School of Rock (2016), Andi Mack (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Greg Heffley is headed for big things, but first he has to survive the scariest, most humiliating experience of any kid’s life – middle school! That won’t be easy, considering he’s surrounded by hairy-freckled morons, wedgie-loving bullies ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, talky, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: middle school, teenager, childhood, child protagonist, bully, fat boy, high school life, coming of age, high school, bullying, family, peer pressure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: guatemala, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer, when all his plans go wrong. What on earth is he going to do all summer?
Style: humorous, touching, entertaining, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: mischievous children, childhood, parents and children, lifestyle, coming of age, child, youth, summer vacation, best friend, friendship between boys, kids and family, schoolboy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: family life, family relations, high school life, teenage life, social misfits, parents and children, siblings relations, family, friends, middle school, diary, sibling rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jessica Darling's It List (2016)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Jessica Darling – a smart, witty, opinionated girl heading into 7th grade – was never too concerned about where she'd fit in the middle school hierarchy. But before her first day of school, her older sister — the super popular Bethany, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, light, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: popular girl, cheerleading, middle school, girl, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, teenager, female protagonist, friendship, friends, school, teenage life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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School of Rock (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A group of rule-abiding prep school students – Zack, Lawrence, Freddy, Summer and Tomika – learn to take risks and reach new heights thanks to substitute teacher Dewey Finn, a down-on-his-luck musician who uses the language of rock ‘n’ roll ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: teenager, rock band, middle school, school, best friends, children, childhood, music, friendship, friends, multiple storylines, teacher ...
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100%
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, touching, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, childhood, disney, job interview, siblings relations, father son relationship, brothers, family relations, birthday party, coming of age, bad luck, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
100 Things to Do Before High School (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: With real life and teen drama awaiting her after 8th grade graduation, CJ Parker has only a short time left to make the most of her middle school years. Together with her two lifelong best friends Fenwick and Crispo, she is determined to get the ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: friends, friendship, youth, teachers and students, social relations, coming of age, school, middle school, high school friend, power relations, best friends, live action
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Andi Mack (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Andi is contemplative and artistic and sheltered by overprotective parents. But on the eve of her 13th birthday, Andi's free-spirited older sister Bex returns home with a revelation that changes everything and sends Andi on an uncharted course ...
Style: exciting, captivating, touching, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: middle school, teenage girl, children, love, teenage life, boy, parents and children, coping, woman, gay, lgbt, disney ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Greg Heffley is a scrawny but ambitious kid with an active imagination and big plans to be rich and famous – he just has to survive middle school first.
Style: 3d animation, light, entertaining, clever
Audience: kids
Plot: middle school, children, life, friendship, child, teacher, disney, halloween, student, school, boy, girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Recess: All Growed Down (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: For the first time on DVD and video, see your favorite RECESS kids as kindergartners! Discover how the gang met with a look back at all your favorite characters when they first came to the Third Street School! The fun begins when the big kids get ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: mischievous children, children, school, teamwork, friendship, group of friends, absurd humor, humour, kindergarten, escapades, friends, schoolboy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Recess: School's Out (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Recess: School's Out is a 2001 animated film based on the Disney television series Recess. This film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures and was released theatrically nationwide on February 16, 2001.It's the most exciting time of year at ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, melancholic, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: disney, friendship, adventure, school, family, elementary school, unlikely friendships, happy ending, summer camp, troublemaker, classmate, partners ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
LEGO Scooby-Doo! Blowout Beach Bash (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Mystery, Inc. heads to Blowout Beach for a real swinging beach party when the Ghost Pirates threaten to harsh the good vibes.
Style: entertaining, light, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: lego, dog, friendship, gang, youth, teenager, teenage life, talking dog, adventure, ghost, pirate, scooby doo ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Finding Dory (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?
Style: feel good, light, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: disney, memory loss, family, animals, fish, adventure, kids and family, amnesia, ocean, shark, friendship, talking animals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Big Nate (2022)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sixth-grader Nate Wright has a never-ending need to prove his awesomeness to the world. Whether he’s dealing with disasters at home or detention at school, Nate is no stranger to a challenge. Luckily, he’s able to express himself through the ...
Style: 3d animation, entertaining, semi serious, funny, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: child, friendship, problem, school, school bully, children, high school life, schoolboy, mischievous children, humour, satire, group of friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Rugrats: All Growed Up (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Will Tommy still be the gang's fearless leader? Will Chuckie survive his first "crush"? Will Angelica still be underhanded? The answers are here as the entire Rugrats gang embarks on one of their most fantastic adventures yet.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: children, mischievous children, child protagonist, teenage protagonist, child, friends, friendship, lifestyle, adolescence, escapades, teenage love, group of friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Linus is pushed to his limits when he learns Grandma is coming to visit and plans on ridding him of his childish security blanket.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friends, youth, family relations, bittersweet, pets, kids and family, superhero, children, charlie brown, peanuts
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27%
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two mischievous kids hypnotize their mean elementary school principal and turn him into their comic book creation, the kind-hearted and elastic-banded Captain Underpants.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: school, teacher, superhero, invention, professor, hypnosis, battles, secret identity, friend, boy, elementary school, boss ...
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Movie of Eggs (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small egg named Toto decides that he wants to fulfill his purpose in life and become a chicken instead of dying in a frying pan; so he starts a quest to return to the farms along with his new friend, the noisy egg Willy and a crazy bacon stripe. ...
Style: captivating, light, feel good, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: anthropomorphism, quest, escapades, ambition, teamwork, friendship, humour, friends, direction and purpose, coping, adventure, egg ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Flintstones: On the Rocks (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: With their marriage on the rocks, Fred and Wilma take a holiday together to rekindle the fire in their relationship.
Style: funny, entertaining, feel good, humorous, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: caveman, husband wife relationship, family life, adventure, family, family relations, male female relationship, parents and children, lifestyle, humour, escapades, bowling ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Thomas & Friends: The Great Discovery: The Movie (2008)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Thomas the Tank Engine rediscovers the lost railway town of Great Waterton. A new engine named Stanley is brought to help restore the town, but Thomas becomes jealous when Stanley wins over his friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: thomas the tank engine, young heroes, adventure, friendship, escapades, youth, disorder, family, best friends, friends, anthropomorphic train, lost city ...
Time: 2000s
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24%
Kevin Smith: Smodimations (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: SmodCo Animations gathered in one big collection. (With excerpts from SModcast.com’s own Hollywood Babble-On and Jay & Silent Bob Get Old!)
Style: light, feel good, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: satire, humour, adventure, society, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
What's with Andy? (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Andy Larkin isn't like other children. He's not into sports, science or even video games. Andy spends his time mastering the art of being a prankster. In fact, he strives to be the greatest practical joker the world has ever seen. However, ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, light, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: teenager, teenage life, teenage boy, joke, silly humor, friendship, practical joke, humour, absurd humor, friends, lifestyle, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Get Squirrely (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After breaking out of a rehabilitation zoo, Frankie, a squirrel with all the angles, returns to his forest. He learns from his dim-witted best friend, Cody, a porcupine and street-con, that while he was in lock-up, the entire forest was picked clean ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, captivating, humorous, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: heist, squirrel, friendship, animal protagonist, plan gone wrong, robbery, heist gone wrong, planning, chase, animal that acts human, anthropomorphic animal, heroes ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Everybody Loves Goofy (2003)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
Story: It's nonstop laughs as Goofy, the world's wackiest hound dog, returns in a hilarious collection of his greatest cartoon shorts. The whole family will enjoy Goofy's patented brand of comedy chaos.Travel to the circus as Goofy matches ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, entertaining, funny, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: cartoon dog, animal protagonist, animal that acts human, humour, anthropomorphic animal, dog, anthropomorphic dog, animals, disney, escapades
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Read It and Weep (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young girl turns into an A-List celebrity over night when her private journal is accidently published and becomes a best-seller.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: high school, teenage love, teenage girl, diary, youth, popularity, teenage life, power relations, adolescence vs adulthood, rising to stardom, disney, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Boss Baby: Family Business (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Templeton brothers—Tim and his Boss Baby little bro Ted—have become adults and drifted away from each other. Tim is now a married stay-at-home dad. Ted is a hedge fund CEO. But a new boss baby with a cutting-edge approach and a can-do ...
Style: humorous, funny, allegory, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: baby, spy, animals, children, family, boss, sibling rivalry, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, baby girl, job promotion, boy ...
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention.
Style: road movie, entertaining, light, funny, humorous
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: road trip, travel, family, family life, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, diary, boy, mother son relationship, on the road, journey, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Pepper Ann (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Pepper Ann is an American animated series created by Sue Rose and aired on first run syndication. It debuted on September 1, 1997, and ended on November 24, 2000. Pepper Ann stars adolescents and charts their ups and downs at Hazelnut Middle ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: disney, middle school, love, school, friends, social awkwardness, social misfits, youth, best friends, small town, intelligence, outcast ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Go! Go! Cory Carson: Chrissy Takes the Wheel (2021)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: From arcade games to sled days and hiccup cures, Cory Carson’s curious little sister Chrissy speeds off on her own for fun and adventure all over town!
Style: entertaining, captivating, humorous, feel good, funny
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: anthropomorphism, talking car, friendship, entertainment, anthropomorphic vehicle, adventure, friends, humour
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The Boss Baby (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A story about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly imaginative 7 year old named Tim.
Style: funny, touching, feel good, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, preschoolers
Plot: sibling rivalry, baby, boy, adventure, job promotion, little boy, brothers, child as adult, parenthood, family relations, ceo, imagination ...
Place: las vegas
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