Movies like Bad Medicine

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Bad Medicine (1985)
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Bad Medicine (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jeff Marx wants to study medicine and become a physician. However, his grades are far from enough to get him into an American medical school. But then he gets a chance to study medicine abroad in a small Latin American dictatorship governed by the dictator Ramon Madera who has a big interest in how the medical students behave.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: medical school, school, crimes, college, youth, friends, romance, fighting the system, love and romance, love affair, society, forgery, college life, doctors and patients, rescue, power relations, sex, police, masturbation, doctor, cockroach, kindness, exam, medicine, corpse ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sexy films with plots about youth, friends, love and romance, college, school, society and college life mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Bad Medicine: Dead Man on Campus (1998), Campus Man (1987), The First Time (1981), Hamburger: The Motion Picture (1986), Beyond Therapy (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dead Man on Campus (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh Miller is a studious and responsible pre-med student entering college as a freshman. His wild, hard-partying roommate Cooper Frederickson, on the other hand, is a spoiled rich kid who never studies and spends his time getting drunk and ogling ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, funny, intense ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, teen suicide, friends, youth, nothing goes right, love and romance, nerds, suicide, fraternity, father son relationship, pot, dormitory ...
Time: 90s, 80s
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Campus Man (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Todd Barret is an aspiring businessman. He's got what it takes, but what he doesn't have is enough money to stay in college. So he cooks up a plan to make the first ever all male sports calendar. He eventually convinces Cactus Jack, a very ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, homoerotic
Plot: college, youth, romance, ambition, buddies, athlete's life, power relations, friends, college life, university, school, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona
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The First Time (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young film student pursues a woman while studying under a bizarre, eccentric film professor.
Style: psychological, humorous, offbeat, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: loss of virginity, filmmaking, friends, couples, youth, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, innocence lost, school, college, college life ...
Time: 80s
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Hamburger: The Motion Picture (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Russell has been expelled from several schools for lewd, crude and nude conduct. Busterburger University is his last chance at education and satisfying his disappointed parents
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: school, workplace situations, teachers and students, workplace, youth, prostitute, power relations, college, university, college life, student life, hamburger ...
Time: 80s
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Beyond Therapy (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Manhattanites Bruce and Prudence are each looking for a meaningful romantic relationship and have been encouraged by their psychiatrists to find someone through the personal ads. Their first meeting is disastrous, but they begin to hit it off during ...
Style: sexual, clever, witty, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, doctors and patients, sexual relations, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, romance, battle of the sexes, couples, power relations, psychiatrist, personal ad ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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Pizza (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A pizza deliveryman develops a bond with a girl nearly half his age.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: pizza delivery, youth, love and romance, romance, working class, teenage life, introspection, misfit, thirtysomething life, friends, small town life, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Odd Jobs (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four students who work on different jobs during their vacations in summer are tired of doing the same thing every year. Therefore they decide to open up a moving company together and confront themselves with the former boss of one of them.
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: partners, gangsters, contests and competitions, cons and scams, college life, friendship, workplace situations, siblings relations, college, school, workplace, buddies ...
Time: 80s
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Trippin' (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Greg is near the end of his senior year in high school, wanting to go to the prom, eyeing Cinny (the school's beauty with brains) from afar, and regularly trippin', daydreaming about being a big success as a poet, a student, a lover. His ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, romance, youth, teenage life, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, college, college life, friends, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
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Nobody's Perfect (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steve is a college freshman who plays tennis for the school. But he falls desperately in love with Shelly, also a tennis player. It's all downhill from there. Steve can't eat, he can't sleep, his grades drop, and he gets kicked off ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: college, tennis, love and romance, comedy of errors, cons and scams, fall in love, teenage life, mistaken identity, friendship, gender bending, switching roles, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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37%
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Surrender (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A wealthy writer who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends & ex-wives pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself or just for his money.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: love triangle, heist, artist, romance, crimes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, couple relations, self discovery, looking for love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
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Dean Slater: Resident Advisor (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After their overenthusiastic RA is imprisoned in Mexico, a group of college freshmen are plunged into their first semester under a renegade Resident Advisor, Dean "The Dean" Slater. The boys battle viral video stigma, psychotic ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic, social
Plot: university, college, school, college life, youth, party, ensemble, beach, novice, beer, psychopath, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Portnoy's Complaint (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The film focuses on the trials and tribulations of Alexander Portnoy, a Jewish man employed as the assistant commissioner of human opportunity for New York City. During a session with his psychoanalyst, he explores his childhood, his relationship ...
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, power relations, religions or cults, repression, couples, love and romance, youth, coming of age, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: new jersey, usa
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Hollywood High Part II (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's another year at Hollywood High and the students are upholding the standards of their school. It's the end of the semester and finals are near, but that doesn't stop the girls of Hollywood High from having fun. From the pool to ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, infidelity, teenage life, school, friendship, profanity, dishonesty, love and romance, youth, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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PCU (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Nervous high school senior Tom Lawrence visits Port Chester University, where he gets a taste of politically correct college life when he's guided by fraternity wild man Droz and his housemates at The Pit. But Droz and his pals have rivals in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, college life, friendship, hippie, college campus, friends, weekend, social differences, love and romance, buddies, liberal, republican ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Box Elder (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Box elder bugs are loud, scary looking, and dependent on group swarming. Yet, they're also completely harmless and extremely passive aggressive. Using this metaphor to address a generation that thinks big, talks fast, and threatens to change ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Kids in America (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Inspired by real events, this ribald comedy pits an unlikely gang of students against their principal after she bars safe-sex activities on campus. Protesting Principal Weller's muzzling of free speech, the teens stage a bold and hilarious ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty
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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: school, farce, college life, disorder, campaign, social relations, power relations, friends, society, ambition, rivalry, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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Where's the Party Yaar? (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is based on Sunil Thakkar's own experiences running and throwing parties for the Music Masala radio station, and having to discriminate between "Fresh off the Boat" Indians and the more fashionable, hip, Americanized Indians. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sexy, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, asia, texas, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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American Boyfriends (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Canadian college student learns about life and love during a trip to her cousin's wedding in California.
Style: touching, humorous, sexual, non-linear, sexy ...
Plot: wedding, vietnam war, romance, love and romance, culture clash, chaos and mayhem, friendship, teenage life, college, coming of age, youth, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1950s, 50s, 1960s
Place: california, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Hollidaysburg (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Home for Thanksgiving break after their first semester at college, five friends discover just how much things change (and don't) after high school.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, friends, youth, homecoming, reunion, society, college, small town life, small town, female director, film starts with sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Kwik Stop (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two strangers discover you really can find anything at a convenience store -- even love. An aspiring actor stuck in a small town who has big plans of moving to Hollywood so he can strike it rich. One night, while on his way into a corner store, he ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, road movie
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, unlikely criminals, odd couple, love and romance, romance, couples, on the road, crimes, aspiring actor, small town, shoplifting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rude Awakening (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the later 1960s, two hippies are forced to leave their friends as they are wanted by the FBI, who sees them as criminals. They hide in the jungle for 20 years, secluded from the outside world. In the later 1980s, the find out that a secret war is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, political comedy, nostalgic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, jungle, partners, misfit, stoners, friends, disorder, urban, city life, drug abuse, idealism, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, academy, competition, chase, farce, crimes, disorder, contests and competitions, goofy hero, rivalry, partners against crime, gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Bikini Carwash Company (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Women go topless at a carwash company in order to increase business.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sex comedy
Plot: fighting the system, lifestyle, car wash, bikini, nightlife, student life, youth, betrayal, gender, romance, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.8
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Stars and Bars (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henderson Dores (Daniel Day Lewis), a New York based art dealer from England, travels to Georgia to persuade patriarch, Harry Dean Stanton, to sell a Monet previously thought lost.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, thought provoking ...
Plot: adventure, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, on the road, track down, fish out of water, down on your luck, satire, profanity, family relations, disorder, society ...
Time: 18th century, 80s
Place: georgia, new york, england
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25%
Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A put-upon Jewish deli owner in Brooklyn dreams of getting out from underneath the thumb of his domineering father and his haughty fashion-model girlfriend by buying his own restaurant in midtown Manhattan.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: rabbi, restaurant, romance, love and romance, loan, family relations, friends, religions or cults, couples, society, clergy, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Lower Learning (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Barry Goldwater Elementary is on the brink of collapse: the lowest test scores in the state, teachers who are either drunk or having sex on school grounds, and a principal who extorts money from parents. It's up to Tom, the down-on-his-luck ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: school, against the odds, fighting the system, ambition, rebellion, dedicated educator, teachers and students, teenage life, high school life, idealism, satire, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Crash Course (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Some students taking driver's ed during the summer. Among the students is Riko, a cocky guy; Chad, a guy from a privileged background, who's terrified to get behind the wheel; Vanessa, who's over protective mom who wouldn't allow ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: high school, power relations, urban ghetto, adolescence vs adulthood, school, teachers and students, urban ghetto life, high school life, teenage life, stoners, dedicated educator, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Class Act (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Duncan is a genius straight A student, Blade is juvenile delinquent. But because of a mix up with their school records, everyone thinks each is the other one. Now, Duncan kind of likes the attention from being thought of as a real bad dude, if only ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, high school, juvenile delinquency, buddies, partners, youth, society, misfit, dedicated educator, misfit partners, odd couple, hardcase students ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Answer This! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brilliant trivia whiz Paul Tarson is great at answering little questions but horrible at answering the big ones – like what’s he going to do after grad school? When his father withdraws his funding, Paul is forced to confront his future and much ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, captivating
Plot: college, bar, contests and competitions, rivalry, college life, family relations, youth, goofy hero, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, university, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan
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