Movies like Mister Sadpants

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Mister Sadpants (2018)
Mister Sadpants (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Story: When a peculiar vandal terrorizes Gladwater High with sad poetry, a guidance counselor competes with a newspaper student to solve the mystery.
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: student, teacher, depression, school principal, high school, teen angst, hysteria, mental health, father daughter relationship, teenager, poetry, teacher student relationship, sadness
Place: arizona

Most similar movies to Mister Sadpants

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and harsh films with plots about high school, teacher, teacher student relationship, teenager, student, teenage girl and school mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Mister Sadpants: Tit for Tat (1978), The Teacher (2017), Next to Me (2015), Teacher of the Year (2014), The Edge of Seventeen (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 239
Tit for Tat (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Professor Herceg struggling with difficulties, it is not easy to determine how students conveyed knowledge, and even harder to avoid the hatred of the disciples, and sympathy for the students. Arrival of television in school, a poll about the new ...
Plot: high school, parent, false accusation, teenage boy, teenager, teenage girl, tv show, classroom, female nudity, journalist, drawing, school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 756
The Teacher (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Teacher in the most prestigious highschool in the country, François enjoys the life he’s always known, in the intellectual and bourgeois society of Paris. Trapped in a situation where he’s forced to accept a job in a school of a tough ...
Plot: literature, school, student, teacher, school principal, hidden, taking a selfie, high school, cat, classroom, minister, sleeping ...
Place: paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.2
 2K
Next to Me (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Olja is a high school history teacher, married to a painter whose latest exhibition provoked violent reactions from Serbian nationalists. One night, a group of masked hooligans attacks her. They film the attack and upload the clip to YouTube. The ...
Plot: attack, high school teacher, teacher student relationship, teenager, snow, kiss, shower, high school, homosexuality, high school student, teen angst
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Teacher of the Year (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Surrounded by the eccentric faculty of Truman High School, Mitch Carter wins the California Teacher of the Year award and immediately receives a tempting offer that may force him to leave his job.
Plot: high school student, classroom, high school, conversation, high school boy, teacher, student, robotics, high school teacher, talking to the camera, teacher student relationship, looking at the camera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two high school girls are best friends until one dates the other's older brother, who is totally his sister's nemesis.
Style: emotional, sweet, witty, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, adolescence, teen angst, best friend, teenagers, high school, loneliness, sibling relationship, friendship, coming of age, teacher, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.2
 742
The Can (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This movie is about strange relationships in one "noname" gymnasium in Czech republic.
Plot: teacher, friendship, student, teenager, graffiti, female nudity, cigarette smoking, police, alcoholic mother, high school, teacher student relationship, friendship between boys ...
Place: prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Secret Life of Girls (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 15-year-old Natalie, confused to begin with, finds out about her father's affair with one of his students. Refusing to simply stand by and watch her family disintegrate, Natalie takes it upon herself to expose the problem, and in doing so calls ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching, psychological ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenage girl, love and romance, family relations, family in crisis, love affair, teenage life, youth, high school life, lifestyle, high school student ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.6
 4K
Miss Stevens (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school English teacher becomes a weekend chaperone for three students at a drama competition.
Plot: teacher, road trip, student, actress, urination, classroom, answering machine message, tow truck, slamming a door, loss of mother, knocking on a door, competition ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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World's Greatest Dad (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the wake of a freak accident, Lance suffers the worst tragedy and the greatest opportunity of his life. He is suddenly faced with the possibility of fame, fortune and popularity, if he can only live with the knowledge of how he got there.
Style: clever, melancholic, depressing, philosophical, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teacher, loss of child, parents and children, moral dilemma, grief, teenage boy, masturbation, fake suicide, loneliness, life & death, family drama ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Gokusen The Movie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A passionate teacher, Kumiko Yamaguchi, a.k.a. Yankumi, is now overseeing the new students of Class 3D of Akado High School, who still have not opened up to her and are giving her a hard time. Current and former Class 3D students collide in this ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, school teacher, yakuza, school, student, teacher
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, talky ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, kids
Plot: teenager, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, teachers and students, introspection, teenage love, high school life, friendship, coming of age, rebelliousness, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The English Teacher (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Teacher Linda Sinclair (Julianne Moore) balances her staid home life with an incredible passion for her subject, but her routine is forever altered when a former star pupil and his unsupportive father reenter her life. Go-to television director ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspense, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, teacher student relationship, older woman younger man sex, teacher student sex, high school, teachers and students, failed attempt, power relations, small town life, small town, workplace, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Miracle of Kathy Miller (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the support of her parents (Sharon Gless & Frank Converse), an Arizona adolescent (Helen Hunt) overcomes severe injuries to run in a 10K race.
Plot: teenager, running, athlete, coma, high school athlete, track and field, teenage girl, accident, recovery, female athlete, race, female protagonist ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 20K
Thumbsucker (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin, a teenager boy, throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.
Style: humorous, witty, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, youth, coming of age, psychologist, addiction, rehabilitation, lifestyle, self discovery, teenage life, human nature, family life, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.7
 159K
Rushmore (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the ...
Style: humorous, witty, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: love triangle, coming of age, depression, friendship, teacher, high school, student, jealousy, mentor, adolescence, teachers and students, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.4
 51K
Eighth Grade (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.
Style: light, touching, melancholic, sentimental, humorous
Plot: adolescence, teenage girl, youtube, social media, friendship, teacher, middle school, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, teen angst, classmate classmate relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Barking at the Stars (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Comedy about teachers and students at a high school in a small provincial town. Mihailo tries to win the heart of a girl his brother is also chasing.
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: teacher, student, train, love, teenager, boxer, barking, teenage love, brother vs brother, high school
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 6K
Dude (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four best friends negotiate loss and major life changes during the last two weeks of high school.
Plot: high school, cigarette smoking, female friendship, high school friends, teenager, marijuana, pink panties, panties, death, rape, female nudity, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Violation of Sarah McDavid (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sarah McDavid, an idealistic young teacher, takes a job in a rough high school where she is eventually attacked and raped in her classroom after school hours and decides to buck the school system in an attempt to make schools safer for students and ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage girl, jar, school, student, marriage proposal, teacher, woman with glasses, classroom, high school, teenage boy, inner city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dead Poets Society (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.
Style: intellectual, uplifting, sentimental, philosophical, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school life, teacher, teachers and students, poetry, poet, teaching the ways of the world, suicide, dedicated educator, youth, philosophy, coming of age, professor ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: vermont, new england, usa, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 240
A School Trip (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Italy, 1914. Two teachers take their pupils for a school outing from Bologna to Florence.
Plot: trip, teenage boy, teenage girl, teenager, travel, high school student, love, student, teacher, college, high school, mountain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Follows a group of high school students growing up in southern California, based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by their older classmates, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night, date night
Plot: loss of virginity, high school, coming of age, friendship, first sex, abortion, high school life, unwanted pregnancy, youth, teenage love, teacher, school dance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Pretty Persuasion (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
Style: dark humor, realistic, biting, cynical, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: false accusation, high school, sexual harassment, rejection, lifestyle, teachers and students, dishonesty, manipulation, high school life, adolescence, teenager, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Explosive Generation (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Peter Gifford is a likable, dedicated schoolteacher that teaches a senior life skills class. When student Janet Sommers brings up the topic of sex and dating, he asks students to write questions on the topic, and will cover them in the next class. ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: high school, student, teacher, dedicated educator, looking for sex, hardcase students, hopes, teenage life, teachers and students, youth, school, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mary Is Happy, Mary Is Happy (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Mary is a senior in high school. With graduation a few months away, she is faced with sudden changes in life, love, and friendship. Meanwhile, strange events begin to happen to her that seem completely random and without reason. She struggles to ...
Style: realistic, surreal, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: high school, friends, postmodernism, best friends, youth, high school life, teenage life, computers and web, social relations, first love, murder, social media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: asia, thailand, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 10K
Dirty Girl (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, high school, coming of age, on the road, teenager, family problems, teenage life, female protagonist, reputation, virgin, teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 929
Submission (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A well-respected professor who is a celebrated novelist and loving husband loses himself when he becomes obsessed with an ambitious and talented student.
Plot: college professor, teacher student relationship, infidelity, college student, writing, sex scene, older man younger woman relationship, extramarital affair, woman, female nudity, girl, college ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 179
Anna's Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a gymnastics accident leaves her paraplegic, 18-year-old Anna Morgan returns to high school. Because of time lost due to her injury and rehab, she is repeating her junior year, with her sister Beth. The film covers her adjustments to her new ...
Plot: high school, paraplegic, brother sister relationship, dating, wheelchair, wheelchair bound
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 335K
Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: high school, youth, teenage life, adolescence, notoriety, popularity, coming of age, teenage girl, teenage love, friends, love and romance, virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 41K
Proof (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Catherine is a woman in her late twenties who is strongly devoted to her father, Robert, a brilliant and well-known mathematician whose grip on reality is beginning to slip away. As Robert descends into madness, Catherine begins to wonder if she may ...
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, realistic, clever ...
Plot: mental illness, mathematics, science, prodigy, student, paranoia, university, manic, parents and children, strong female lead, teacher student relationship, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, usa, chicago illinois, wisconsin, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%