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The Myth of the American Sleepover (2010)
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The Myth of the American Sleepover (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four young people navigate the suburban wonderland of metro-Detroit looking for love and adventure on the last weekend of summer.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, realistic, touching, serious, talky
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, friendship, coming of age, looking for love, teenage love, hopes, teenage life, love and romance, society, lifestyle, suburban life, suburbs, teenage girl, teenage protagonist, summer, friends, bittersweet, teenage sexuality, love interest, pool party, one night
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, semi serious and humorous films with plots about love and romance, youth, coming of age, friendship, friends, teenage life and teenage love mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Myth of the American Sleepover: The Spectacular Now (2013), Christmas (2009), How to Deal (2003), Going All the Way (1997), The First Time (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, coming of age, teenage love, teenagers, teenage life, youth, coming-of-age, first love, family relations, first sex, couples, drinking problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, philadelphia, california, new jersey
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Christmas (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alejandro and Aurora, two young students, leave Santiago and are on their way to spend Christmas with family in Aurora. At the foot of the Andes, the frustrations of Alejandro and Aurora’s doubts about her sexual identity cause tension. The two ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: young lovers, youth, introspection, teenage life, parents and children, friendship, friends, family problems, hopes, dysfunctional family, teenage love, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: coming of age, school, friendship, family relations, looking for sex, fall in love, youth, rise to the top, lifestyle, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, hawaii, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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How to Deal (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage love, teenager, romance, love and romance, youth, fall in love, looking for love, friendship, society, family problems, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Going All the Way (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Korean War--era veterans and ex-classmates "Gunner" Casselman and "Sonny" Burns reunite upon their return home. Gunner, who spent the war years abroad, is trying to convince his mother that his gal Marty is good enough for him, ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, youth, coming of age, love, love and romance, looking for love, teenage love, homecoming, small town life, adolescence vs adulthood, marriage, male female relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The First Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. Although they go to different schools, ...
Style: sincere, romantic, sexy, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, first sex, first love, high school, love and romance, youth, virgin, romance, virginity, teenagers, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Foreign Letters (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A bittersweet coming-of-age film, Foreign Letters is itself a love letter to the unshakeable bond between friends. Set in the pre-email era of the 1980s, young Ellie, newly arrived to the US from Israel, anxiously waits for letters from her best ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, friendship, introspection, hopes, youth, society, culture clash, teenage life, fish out of water, immigrants, family life, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, israel, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: depression, mental illness, coming of age, psychiatric ward, teenage love, teenage life, adolescence, friends, friendship, psychiatrist, love and romance, shyness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, coming of age, school, love and romance, youth, family relations, best friends, parents and children, friends, high school life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Preacher's Kid (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Small-town girl Angie King leaves the church and her home to pursue a dream of singing stardom. Luckett plays Angie, the daughter of a stern but loving bishop, whose attraction to the hunky star (Tank) of a traveling gospel show takes her on the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: hopes, parents and children, love and romance, lifestyle, destructive relationship, friendship, youth, couples, music, religion, father daughter relationship, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Funny Ha Ha (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Unsure of what to do next, 23-year-old Marnie tries her best to navigate life after college in this romantic comedy. Still partying like there's no tomorrow, Marnie drags herself out of bed for her miserable temp job and can't decide ...
Style: mumblecore, touching, humorous, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, youth, friendship, romance, looking for love, college, couple relations, couples, twentysomething life, friends, human nature, school ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Kick'n Rush (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story revolves around Jakob, Bo and Mikkel - three friends who spend their days lusting over unattainable women and engaging in a variety of illegal activities (i.e. they'll rent a movie and then break into a house to watch it). After ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, family relations, society, lifestyle, buddies, youth, friendship between boys, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Andrea Marr is a bright, straight-A, mature, 18-year-old high school senior on the verge of womanhood who decides to abandon her sheltered, boring lifestyle and her bookish friend Darcy for a look into the local rock and roll scene as a groupie to ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, coming of age, groupie, young lovers, best friends, musician's life, romance, lifestyle, teenage life, teenage love, music band, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Man in the Chair (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of an aspiring young filmmaker's encounter with a grumpy fount of movie lore.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, follow your dream, obsessive quest, society, youth, lifestyle, aging, family relations, filmmaking, parents and children, teenage life, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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LOL (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lola, a striking teenaged girl who is on the cusp of adulthood, who longs to rush into the adult world of independence, freedom and sexual exploits, but is tenaciously held back by her mother.
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, high school life, youth, high school, love and romance, parents and children, self discovery, coming of age, hopes, optimism, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Worst Friends (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: WORST FRIENDS is the story of two childhood friends who are forced to re-think their friendship as adults. When Jake (Richard Tanne) is injured in a car accident, the only person willing to take care of him is his childhood friend Sam (Noah Barrow). ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, car accident, love and romance, friends, suburban life, unfulfillment, disability, suburbs, injury, rivalry, jousting, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Middle of Nowhere (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film follows Grace, a young woman whose irresponsible mother blows her college fund on her younger sister's beauty pageant campaign.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, friendship, ambition, teenage life, fall in love, rebellion, youth, drug dealing, opposites attract, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Bart Got a Room (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Everyone is searching for love in director Brian Hecker's semi-autobiographical story. Danny Stein, a high school senior at the bottom of the social food chain, needs a prom date. As a cause of anxiety for Danny, Bart Beeber, the nerdiest guy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, love and romance, wooing, teenage love, buddies, unlikely couple, youth, underdog, lifestyle, misfit, partners, looking for sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Inkwell (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Inkwell is about a 16-year-old boy coming of age on Martha's Vineyard in the summer of 1976.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, family relations, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, innocence lost, social differences, human nature, eccentric family, singleness, teenage love, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Geek Charming (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dylan Schoenfield is the pink princess of the upscale Los Angeles Woodlands Academy. She has the coolest boyfriend, the most popular friends, and a brand-new it bag that everyone covets. But when she accidentally tosses her Serge Sanchez bag into a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, teenage life, popularity, youth, friends, love and romance, social relations, high school life, high school, peer pressure, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Cheeky Girls (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teen-aged girlfriends navigate multiple love triangles.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: high school life, school, friends, youth, coming of age, teenage life, high school, love and romance, family relations, lifestyle, teenage crush, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Good Humor Man (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A mischievous high school sophomore faces a conflict of conscience vs. character when his best friend becomes linked to the death of a youth from another clique in suburban Middle America circa '76.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school, friendship, buddies, love and romance, teenage life, high school life, suburbs, coming of age, teenage crush, slacker, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Changing Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on Daniel Wright's award-winning play "Colored Eggs", is a drama/comedy about life, loss and love among an eccentric group of characters whose lives intersect under less than ideal circumstances.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hopes, friendship, love, couple relations, looking for love, dealing with death, best friends, romance, terminal illness, small town, hospital, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Felicity (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Felicity Porter decides to follow her long time crush to college in New York City.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, talky
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: college, love triangle, love and romance, adulthood, couples, college life, looking for love, coming of age, romance, youth, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Ciao Bella (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Mustafa Moradi is aching to find a girlfriend. On the other end of the city, Linnea is desperately searching for a guy with style, courage and a burning passion.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, romantic, thought provoking ...
Plot: teenage love, clubbing, looking for love, teenage life, love and romance, hidden identity, misfit, society, coming of age, escapades, dishonesty, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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67%
White as Milk, Red as Blood (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Leo falls in love with Beatrice, a slightly older high-school student who has leukemia.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, psychological, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, friendship, teenage life, high school, self discovery, youth, leukemia, coming of age, mentally unstable, power relations, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
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Painkillers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Casper (Gijs Blom) has never met his father and lives alone with his mother Marit (Birgit Schuurman). He likes to spend his free time playing the piano, so he is thrilled when he is chosen to become a pianist in a youth orchestra – and especially ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, parents and children, single parent, coming of age, family relations, teenage life, youth, search for father, friendship, absent father, terminal illness, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe, prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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LOL (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, ...
Style: light, romantic, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, mother daughter relationship, best friends, love and romance, youth, high school life, teen romance, happy ending, friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, chicago illinois, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
30 Years to Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: First of all, the title does not refer to someone sentenced to jail. It is a movie about 6 lifetime friends who are all hitting the big `3-0' together during the same year. Each one looks inside themselves to see where has my life gone and what ...
Style: witty, touching, sincere, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, starting over, midlife crisis, human nature, buddies, looking for love, relationship vs career, lifestyle, romance, society, thirtysomething life ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Anarchist Cookbook (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A movie about a young honors student-turned-anarchist, Puck, and his group of anarchist friends living peacefully in a Dallas commune until a nihilist, Johnny Black, appears with The Anarchist Cookbook and completely destroys their way of life.
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: anarchist, anarchism, teenage life, fighting the system, dark humor, society, youth, fall in love, friendship, college dropout, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%