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: teenager, student, teacher, depression, father daughter relationship, teacher student relationship, poetry, sadness, counselor, school principal, high school, teen angst, hysteria, mental health
Place: arizona

Most similar movies to Mister Sadpants

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, touching and feel good films with plots about high school, teacher, teenager, student, teacher student relationship, teenage girl and school mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Mister Sadpants: Tit for Tat (1978), The Bachelors (2017), The Teacher (2017), The Edge of Seventeen (2016), Miss Stevens (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 254
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, teenage girl, drawing, tv show, parent, female nudity, blackboard, teenager, teacher, teenage boy, photographer, parents ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Bachelors (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the early death of his wife, a mourning father moves with his teenage son across the country for a private school teaching job. Their lives begin to transform due to two unique women, who help them embrace life and love again
Style: light, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night, family outing, teen comedy, teens
Plot: romance, widower, father son relationship, teacher, depression, high school, couple relations, parent child relationship, life is a bitch, love at first sight, new life, death
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.7
 906
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 ...
Style: sincere, captivating, humorous, touching
Plot: teacher, classroom, literature, school, teacher student relationship, teenage love, teenage boy, school principal, student, teaching the ways of the world, selfie, school expulsion ...
Place: paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, teen angst, adolescence, teenagers, high school, best friend, loneliness, sibling relationship, teen romance, teacher, friendship, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 6.6
 5K
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.
Style: captivating, humorous, light, feel good, sincere
Plot: teacher student relationship, road trip, flirting, teacher, student, coming of age, remote control, drinking, lie, friendship, female director, white bra ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, man with glasses, discussion, female teacher, office, looking at the camera, robotics, bespectacled male, pregnant woman, schoolgirl, teacher student relationship, high school boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.1
 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: high school teacher, teacher student relationship, attack, teenager, homosexuality, urban setting, high school, snow, gay subtext, kiss, shower, high school student ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.2
 811
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: friendship between boys, teacher, cigarette smoking, student, friendship, high school, alcoholic mother, police, graffiti, teenager, female nudity, teacher student relationship ...
Place: prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, introspection, teachers and students, teenage love, friendship, teenage angst, youth, coming-of-age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, teacher student sex, older woman younger man relationship, high school, older woman younger man sex, teachers and students, power relations, failed attempt, writer's life, small town, small town life, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: sentimental, humorous, psychological, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenage girl, family relations, bittersweet, lifestyle, love and romance, family in crisis, high school life, love affair, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, writers, grief, teenage boy, masturbation, fake suicide, loneliness, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: teens, date night
Plot: high school, coming of age, rehabilitation, psychologist, addiction, self discovery, teenage life, youth, lifestyle, parents and children, life is a bitch, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
To Miss with Love (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a new teacher (Sharla Cheung) arrives, she finds herself caught up in the affairs of the students from her class. Jimmy Lin is harbouring an unrequited crush on childhood friend Athena Chu. However, he is too shy to reveal his feeling to her ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, classroom, coming of age, unrequited love, basketball, dedicated teacher, farce, crush, birthday, prank, cigarette smoking, new teacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.8
 11
Hurt (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mandy White is a cheerleader. Dan LaCoy is a football player. Jason Dobbs is a bully. Eli Barker is an artist. Asia Borg is a foster kid. What they all have in common however, is that they are hurting. Each one deals with their own personal issues ...
Plot: high school, depression, teenager, suicide, shooting, bullying, death, student, alcohol abuse
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: running, teenager, high school, female athlete, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, athlete, accident, race, hit by a car, runner ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: philosophical, sentimental, intellectual, uplifting, motivational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teacher, poetry, boarding school life, teachers and students, literature, dedicated educator, philosophy, poet, student, suicide, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: vermont, usa, new england, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.4
 59K
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: touching, light, melancholic, humorous, sentimental
Plot: adolescence, teenage girl, social media, friendship, teacher, middle school, mother daughter relationship, youtube, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teen angst, classmate classmate relationship ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: student, school teacher, teacher student relationship, school, yakuza, teacher, brat
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 256
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: teacher, love, teenage boy, student, high school, college, travel, high school student, teenage girl, mountain, trip, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 3K
Stargirl (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Leo Borlock is an average student at Mica High School. He gets decent grades, is a member of the school's marching band and has always been content flying under the radar. But all that changes when he meets Stargirl Caraway, a confident and ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, sweet, funny
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night
Plot: teenager, teenage love, high school, friendship, teenage life, first love, high school life, youth, love and romance, disney, romance, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 351K
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, sexy, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, youth, teenage girl, teenage life, teenager, adolescence, loss of virginity, popularity, notoriety, classmate, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 1K
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, older man younger woman relationship, extramarital affair, college, woman, student, sex scene, girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, sexy ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, loss of virginity, high school, friendship, first sex, abortion, high school life, unwanted pregnancy, youth, teenage love, teacher, school dance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 361
Alex in Wonder (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A girl in the 1970s dreams of becoming a ballerina while struggling with the divorce of her kooky parents.
Style: sincere, light, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sexual relations, teenage life, love and romance, parents and children, teenage love, drugs/alcohol, artists and showbiz, teenage girl, sex, teen angst, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, realistic, humorous, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, on the road, high school, coming of age, teenager, family problems, teenage life, gay slur, female protagonist, reputation, teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Never Been Kissed (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy, girls' night ...
Plot: high school, prom, journalist, entrapment, humiliation, undercover, teenager, hidden identity, romance, fall in love, journalism, adolescence ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, high school, teenager, boss, train, love, barking, teenage love, boxer, brother vs brother
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: school, woman with glasses, high school teacher, rape victim, alarm, marriage proposal, school principal, teenage boy, female protagonist, classroom, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bicycle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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.
Style: realistic, psychological, sincere, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, female friendship, high school friends, teenager, party, drinking, marijuana, friendship, youth, love, cigarette smoking, female director ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%