Movies like Lady Bird

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Lady Bird (2017)
 7.4
 170K
Lady Bird (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A California high school student plans to escape from her family and small town by going to college in New York.
Style: realistic, semi serious, thought provoking, romantic, ironic, interesting
Audience: teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, first love, best friend, school, teenage girl, nickname, father daughter relationship, catholic school, teen angst, christmas, airplane, student, party, college, youth, friendship, prom, birthday, homosexual, mother, adulthood, high school, graduation, responsibility ...
Time: 2000s, year 2003, year 2002
Place: california, usa

Most similar movies to Lady Bird

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and clever films with plots about teenage girl, coming of age, friendship, youth, high school, teenage life and teenager mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Lady Bird: The Edge of Seventeen (2016), The Spectacular Now (2013), Real Women Have Curves (2002), Juno (2007), Saved! (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: adolescence, teenager, teen angst, best friend, high school, loneliness, sibling relationship, coming of age, teacher, stereotypes, life & death, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Spectacular Now (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Style: sincere, touching, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, love and romance, teenage life, youth, drinking problem, couples, classmates, teenager, high school, self discovery, prom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Real Women Have Curves (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Freshly graduated from high school, Ana receives a full scholarship to Columbia University. Her very traditional, old-world parents feel that now is the time for Ana to help provide for the family, not the time for college.
Style: touching, clever, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, physical appearance, culture clash, rebellion, unsupportive parent, parents and children, youth, workplace, factory worker, human nature, urban, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 462K
Juno (2007)
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: sentimental, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage life, love and romance, coming of age, pregnancy, teenager, social relations, adoption, small town life, youth, abortion, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: minnesota, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 43K
Saved! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenage Mary Cummings, who has "been Born Again her whole life," is about to enter her senior year at American Eagle Christian High School near Baltimore with her Fundamentalist Christian friends Hilary Faye and Veronica, the three of whom ...
Style: touching, clever, realistic, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: christianity, pregnancy, high school, virginity, friendship, jewish, acceptance, hypocrisy, unwanted pregnancy, homosexual, gay, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: baltimore, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 40K
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.
Plot: youtube, orchestra conductor, teenage girl, social media, middle school, adolescence, happiness, cousin cousin relationship, text messaging, teen angst, unhappiness, facebook ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Anywhere But Here (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, audition, hollywood, dream, teen angst, small town, love and romance, human nature, youth, teenage life, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995
Place: california, los angeles, wisconsin, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: sexual, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, loss of virginity, first sex, abortion, teacher, surfing, gay slur, innocence lost, robbery, school dance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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American Graffiti (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A couple of high school graduates spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Style: humorous, sincere, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: radio, coming of age, small town, friendship, first love, car race, party, love at first sight, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage love, buddies, oldies ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 1950s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, high school, love and romance, family in crisis, family relations, high school life, lifestyle, youth, teenage life, love affair, shyness, girl ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 534
Fat Girls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fat Girls is an original off-beat comedy feature. It focuses on Rodney Miller, not your typical Texas high school student...he is a theater lover and his ultimate dream is to be on Broadway. Awkward and shy, he doesn't have many people to talk ...
Style: sexual, realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, small town, friendship, coming of age, high school, looking for sex, teachers and students, love and romance, gays and lesbians, family relations, misfit, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie follows a mother who falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: audition, mother daughter relationship, romance, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, meaningful kiss, ratings, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, high school, coming of age, on the road, teenager, teenage life, family problems, female protagonist, teacher, reputation, virgin ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: realistic, offbeat, sentimental, clever, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, youth, coming of age, debate, psychologist, addiction, lifestyle, suburbs, eccentric family, family life, teenage life, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 106K
Ghost World (2001)
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: sincere, humorous, realistic, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: age difference, coming of age, friendship, adolescence, teenage life, best friends, graduation, youth, social outcast, dysfunctional family, older man young girl relationship, geek ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In June, 1983, in Dutchess County, New York, Sebastian Cole joins his mother, step-father, and sister for dinner. Hank, Sebastian's step-father, drops a bomb: he announces he's changing sexes. Sebastian's sister splits immediately for ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, transsexual, school dance, pimp, friendship, prom, small town, couple relations, love and romance, friends, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: england, new york, europe, usa, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 18K
Hick (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pistol-packing teen meets an unstable rebel and a cocaine-snorting drifter as she hitchhikes her way out West.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, hitchhiker, child abandonment, teenage life, youth, self discovery, coming of age, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, teenage runaway, teenage girl, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nebraska, usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 981
Puberty Blues (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The mating rituals of two teenage surf chicks from the southern suburbs of Sydney.Meet Sue, a teenage Australian girl in the late 70s, whose life mainly consists of doing what everyone else does - watch the surfing boys and have sex with the same ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, drug abuse, friendship, love and romance, innocence lost, gender, high school life, rebelliousness, society, young lovers, misfit, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 8K
House of D (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the present, artist Tom Warshaw recalls his traumatic coming of age. As a 13-year-old growing up in New York City in 1973, Tom hangs out with Pappass, a mentally disabled man. With Tom's mother battling depression after the death of her ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, basketball, artist, birthday, confession, self discovery, coma, parents and children, love and romance, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: new york, europe, usa, france, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 3K
Tumbleweeds (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A woman constantly runs from town to town with her 12 year old daughter to escape failed relationships. The film opens with one escape and the shift into a new start in San Diego. There Mom takes up with a controlling trucker and fights with her ...
Style: talky, touching, semi serious, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, on the road, coming of age, on the run, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, starting over, human nature, self discovery, single parent ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, missouri, louisiana, kentucky ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 17K
Drive Me Crazy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, high school, love and romance, prom, friendship, teenage life, youth, misfit, school, friends, teaching the ways of the world, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 326K
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: teens, teen comedy, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenage life, teenage love, notoriety, adolescence, parents and children, friends, love and romance, high school life, youth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Calendar Girl (1993)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Like many adolescent boys, Roy Darpinian had the hots for movie divas, and one in particular was his wet dream as half of America's in the 1950s: Marilyn Monroe. The difference is, one summer holiday he actually decided to enlist his spineless ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: hollywood, coming of age, chase, friendship, on the road, beach, calendar, tattoo, party, marijuana, summer, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, politics, friendship, infidelity, teenage love, single parent, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, fall in love, misfit, introspection ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, paris france, milwaukee wisconsin, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
As Cool as I Am (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A smart teenage girl comes of age in a small town with her self-centered parents who had her when they were teenagers.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, small town, teenage life, family problems, couples, youth, parents and children, family relations, crumbling marriage, innocence lost, house party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, dark humor, biting, cynical, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, false accusation, sexual harassment, rejection, lifestyle, teachers and students, dishonesty, manipulation, high school life, adolescence, teenager, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.
Style: realistic, touching, talky, harsh, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, friendship, youth, juvenile delinquency, high school life, friends, kids in trouble, lifestyle, teenage life, coming of age, teenager, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 13K
Rocket Science (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hal, a 15-year-old high-school student with a minor yet socially alienating (and painful) disability: he stutters uncontrollably. Determined to work through the problem, Hal opts for an extreme route he joins the school debating team, which sends ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, touching, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, masturbation, debate, dysfunctional family, suburban life, contests and competitions, social misfits, overcoming, family relations, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: talky, humorous, realistic, clever, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, teenager, teenage love, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood, introspection, teachers and students, coming of age, high school life, misfit, friendship, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 45K
Orange County (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun runs into one complication after another starting when his application is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, college, coming of age, surfing, arson, surfer, chase, teachers and students, love and romance, siblings relations, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, yale university, southern california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%