Movies like Mister Sadpants

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Mister Sadpants
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: sadness, school principal, mental health, poetry, hysteria, teen angst, teacher student relationship, depression, high school, teenager, father daughter relationship, teacher, student
Place: arizona
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Freaks and Geeks
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Dead Poets Society
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USA
128 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about teacher, teacher student relationship, high school, teenage girl, student, teenager and teenage boy mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Mister Sadpants: Afterschool (2008), Miss Stevens (2016), The Secret Life of Girls (1999), Mary Is Happy, Mary Is Happy (2013), Thumbsucker (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Afterschool
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Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Miss Stevens
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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The Secret Life of Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
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Mary Is Happy, Mary Is Happy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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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 ...
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The Breakfast Club
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 97 min.
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Audience: teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
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    User:   45%
 
 7.5
 454K
Juno
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl named Juno gets herself pregnant and tries to stand on her own, but soon learns a few lessons about being grown up.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
Dead Poets Society
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: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, literature, teacher, poetry, friendship, suicide, philosophy, mentor, idealism, professor, dedicated educator ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1959, 1950s
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Dodgeball
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
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Plot: friendship, teacher student relationship, high school reunion, classmates, love, sexism, midlife crisis, puberty, reunion, head injury, school bully, sexual desire ...
Time: year 1989
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Eddie "Gonzo" Gilman is starting a revolution. When the wild-eyed rebel journalist is ousted from his prep school's newspaper by its über-popular editor, Eddie fronts an underground movement to give a voice to all the misfits, ...
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School 2013
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Tit for Tat
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, female nudity, journalist, teenage boy, teenage girl, teenager, blackboard, school, student, teacher, photographer ...
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Pretty in Pink
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it ...
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Pump Up the Volume
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mark Hunter is an intelligent but shy teenager who has just moved to suburban Arizona from New York. Unbeknownst to his parents and peers, at 10pm each school night Mark takes to the shortwave radio in his basement and transforms into pirate DJ ...
Style: realistic, witty, serious, gloomy, offbeat ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, california
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Listen Up Philip
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his photographer girlfriend Ashley, and his own indifference to ...
Style: serious, sincere, dark humor, clever, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york state, manhattan new york city
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New Waterford Girl
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gifted teenager, dreaming of life beyond her small town, becomes inspired when a 15-year-old girl from New York moves in next door.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, friendship, teenager, drinking, dysfunctional family, teacher, pregnancy, follow your dream, eccentricity, relationships, coming-of-age ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada, usa, new york, new jersey, nova scotia
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Boston Public
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Boston Public is an American drama television series created by David E. Kelley and broadcast on Fox. It centered on Winslow High School, a fictional public high school located in Boston, Massachusetts. The show was named for the real public school ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, clever ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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Ghost World
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record collector, one of them befriends him, which causes a rift in the girls' ...
Style: realistic, stylized, surreal, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, adolescence, depression, teacher, geek, high school, sarcasm, dysfunctional family, obsession, jazz, blues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
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Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school slacker pretends to be sick to skip school and have an exciting day off alongside his girlfriend and his best buddy through Chicago, while trying to outwit his obsessive school principal and his unconformited sister along the way.
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, high school, friendship, teacher, teenager, school, rebellion, high school life, adolescence, mentor, childhood, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, california, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
Imaginary Heroes
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Matt Travis is good-looking, popular, and his school's best competitive swimmer, so everyone is shocked when he inexplicably commits suicide. As the following year unfolds, each member of his family struggles to recover from the tragedy with ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, gloomy, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, coming of age, depression, marijuana, infidelity, high school, hospital, adultery, drugs, drugs/alcohol, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlanta georgia
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System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
 8.1
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Daria
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Daria Morgendorffer lives with her stressed-out, career-fixated parents, Helen and Jake, and her relentlessly cute and popular little sister, Quinn. Daria and her fellow outcast and best friend, Jane Lane, attend Lawndale High School where they are ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: best friends, suburbs, rock, verbal byplay, social misfits, eccentric family, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, high school, sarcasm, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
 7.0
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Graduate First
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of friends, coming to the end of their school years, fill their days with sex, drugs and rock'n'roll.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: youth, on the run, high school, human nature, teachers and students, high school life, social decay, teenage life, love and romance, society, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, flanders, paris france
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System:   33%
    User:   28%
 

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Duration: 82 min.
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Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, southern california, yale university, mexico
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System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
 7.7
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Detachment
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long ...
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: teacher, high school, depression, suicide, school, dedicated educator, loneliness, teachers and students, storytelling, life & death, mentor, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   32%
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