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Status Update (2018)
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Status Update (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being uprooted by his parents' separation and unable to fit into his new hometown, a teenager stumbles upon a magical app that causes his social media updates to come true.
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: teenager, high school, wish come true, divorced parents, friendship, social media, mobile phone, society, cell phone, ice hockey, hockey, smartphone, new student, adaptation, separated parents, barefoot male, camera shot of bare feet, close up of mouth
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and light films with plots about friendship, high school, teenager, youth, love and romance, teenage life and school mostly in Comedy, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Status Update: 17 Again (2009), Zapped (2014), The DUFF (2015), The Perfect Date (2019), 16 Wishes (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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17 Again (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: high school, body swapping, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth, parents and children, popularity, family relations, high school life, adult as child, wish come true, cheerleader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989, 80s, 2000s ...
Place: los angeles, new jersey, california
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Zapped (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zoey is a talented dancer whose organized life is rudely disrupted when she moves in with her new step-dad and three step-brothers, until she discovers a dog-training app that can get boys to obey her every command. But she soon learns that it ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage life, high school life, youth, wish come true, social relations, imaginary, teenager, family, teen romance, step siblings, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, youth, teenage life, high school life, adolescence, teenagers, popularity, friends, high school student, friendship, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Perfect Date (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No beau? No problem! To earn money for college, a high schooler creates a dating app that lets him act as a stand-in boyfriend.
Style: romantic, light, semi serious, emotional, sincere
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dating, love and romance, looking for love, boyfriend, high school, friendship, direction and purpose, job, adolescence, lack of money, romance, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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89%
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16 Wishes (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story about Abby Jensen, a girl who's been eager to reach her 16th birthday and has kept a secret wish list since she was a little girl. When the Big Day actually arrives, utter disaster strikes, leaving Abby to think her birthday is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, light, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage girl, wish come true, teenage life, 16 year old, youth, imaginary, high school, friends in love, magic, best friends, fairy, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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50%
My Babysitter's a Vampire (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Geeky 14-year old Ethan is left to babysit his younger sister, Jane, with his best friend Benny but after Ethan inadvertently puts Jane in harm's way, his parents hire a professional babysitter, the beautiful yet mysterious 17-year-old Sarah ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, suspense, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, teenager, nanny, vampire bite, friendship, superhuman powers, vampire vs vampire, immortal, supernatural, good versus evil, teenage life, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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100%
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The Swap (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the book by Megan Shull, The Swap follows the adventures of a Rhythmic Gymnast named Ellie with a Make-it-or-Break-it Competition, and the younger brother named Jack in a Hockey Family, who's vying for a varsity spot on his school ...
Style: absurd, captivating, entertaining, funny, humorous
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: body swapping, high school, ice hockey, switching roles, friends, friendship, couple relations, fish out of water, disorder, lifestyle, lifestyle change, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
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100%
I Was a Teenage Faust (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 15 year old Brendan Willy hates himself for being un-cool when he falls in love with the girl of his dreams. Enter Mr. Five, a no good tempter from hell, which in his last attempt to ensnare a soul before being fried for eternity, transforms Brendan ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: deal with the devil, teenage life, teenage love, hopes, love and romance, youth, wish come true, family life, destiny, high school, curses spells and rituals, popularity ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.2
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13 Going on 30 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: body swapping, romance, true love, child as adult, best friends in love, youth, wish come true, love and romance, fashion, adolescence vs adulthood, desire, time travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s, year 2004 ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
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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, high school, friendship, teenage love, teenage life, first love, youth, love and romance, high school life, young adult, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 2 (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Zed and Addison are back at Seabrook High, where, after a groundbreaking semester, they continue to steer both their school and community toward unity. But the arrival of a new group of outsiders – mysterious werewolves – threatens to shake up ...
Style: entertaining, funny, romantic, psychotronic, humorous
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night
Plot: cheerleading, zombie, teenager, werewolf, high school, society, fantasy world, love and romance, supernatural, romance, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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Paper Towns (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life-dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge-he ...
Style: exciting, emotional, captivating, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenagers, adolescence, teenage boy, teenager, adventure, friendship, youth, love and romance, friends, high school, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, orlando florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wish Upon a Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Alexia Wheaton hasn't been herself lately. Neighter has her 15-year-old sister Hayley. In fact they've been each other. Alexia becomes fashion-challenged Hayley and she in turn becomes styling Alexia and the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, sisters, high school, wish come true, disorder, teenage life, sibling relationship, siblings relations, fish out of water, family, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, hawaii, california
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100%
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Harold (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager with an early onset of male-pattern baldness befriends his high school's janitor.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage love, teenage life, high school life, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, social misfits, misfit, youth, society, teachers and students, intergenerational friendship ...
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Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Destiny, captain of three-time national champions "The Rebels," is challenged to a global cheer showdown by an edgy new team called "The Truth," the Cheer Goddess organizes a virtual battle for squads from all around the ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, semi serious, light, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: cheerleader, contests and competitions, female protagonist, friendship, youth, rivalry, adventure, teenager, society, lifestyle, dancing, social media ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.3
 767
We the Party (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, five high-school friends deal with romance, money, prom, college, sex, bullies, Facebook, fitting in, standing out, and finding themselves.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, high school, dating, prom, teenage love, youth, hip hop, lifestyle, society, coming of age, buddies, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 485
Wingin' It (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Wingin' It is a Canadian teen sitcom airing on Family. The series was produced by Temple Street Productions in association with Family. It stars Demetrius Joyette and Dylan Everett. This show included guest-stars from other Family Channel shows ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: angel, teenager, teenage life, youth, school, high school, popularity, friendship, society, love and romance, mission, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 912
Lovely Complex (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Koizumi Risa an unusually tall high school girl, meets the "vertically challenged" young man Otani Atsushi. They find common ground in height anxieties and interests. Risa (Ema Fujisawa), a tall Japanese girl, gets rejected by a boy ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: high school, romance, true love, looking for love, friendship, misfit, youth, high school life, teenage life, social misfits, school, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Swiped (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: James, a college freshman and computer genius, is enlisted by his womanizing roommate, Lance, to code the ultimate hook-up app. But when James discovers that his divorced mother is using the app, unexpected consequences ensue.
Style: light, romantic, humorous, colourful
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
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50%
 5.2
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Vikes (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: High school kid, Thorvald, embarks on an effort to change the name of his school's sports and academic teams from the "Vikings", to something less offensive to Norwegians. It's a love story.
Style: sincere, feel good, visually appealing, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teen romance, cheerleader, young love, police brutality, activist, friendship, coming of age, protest, racism, parents, bully ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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25%
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Volcano High (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Volcano High School is marking its 108th. Every student is a martial arts expert, so it is not surprising to see tea leaves moving in the shape of dragons or hallway windows shattering into bits with no one touching them. At Volcano High, the legend ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, high school, heroic mission, adventure, vengeance, fish out of water, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, teachers and students, rivalry, goofy hero, youth ...
Place: south korea, asia, korea, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
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Cheer Up! (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Despite their harsh educational environment, the cheerleading club has to keep it together for the students' sakes, and their own.
Style: exciting, captivating, light, humorous, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rivalry, high school, dancing, cheerleading, school, teenager, korean, boarding school, love and romance, friendship, couple relations, confidence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 472
Psychic Kusuo (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To the average person, psychic abilities might seem a blessing; for Kusuo Saiki, however, this couldn't be further from the truth. Gifted with a wide assortment of supernatural abilities ranging from telepathy to x-ray vision, he finds this ...
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, light, parody ...
Plot: friendship, everyday life, supernatural, absurd humor, love and romance, psychokinesis, couples, slice of life, society, telepathy, psychic, supernatural power ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 5.0
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Hit List (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlotte is a woman with anger management issues whose therapist suggests she write a journal to keep her emotions in check. Unlucky in love, she ventures online to find a boyfriend. Just as she reaches her limit of unsuccessful dates, Charlotte ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, touching, feel good ...
Plot: dishonesty, hitman, romance, couple relations, couples, crimes, deadly, violence spree, hidden identity, love and romance, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
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She's the Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Viola Johnson is in a real jam. Complications threaten her scheme to pose as her twin brother, Sebastian, and take his place at a new boarding school. She falls in love with her handsome roommate, Duke, who loves beautiful Olivia, who has fallen for ...
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, cross dressing, teenage love, tomboy, high school, high school life, romance, sport, teen romance, hidden identity, soccer, twins ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.4
 121
Mona (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two 35 year old men going backwards in life meet a vibrant 23 year woman, bounding unselfconsciously forward.
Style: humorous, semi serious, emotional, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, romance, looking for love, city life, lifestyle, buddies, society, rivalry, thirtysomething life, couples, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.4
 720
Level Up (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Four very different high school teenagers battle trolls, ghouls and a dark leader of them named Maldark in a video game that goes haywire and releases the battle into the real world (IMDb.com).
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, save the world, good versus evil, rivalry, youth, parallel world, danger, video game, friendship, supernatural, battles, humanity in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 6K
Minutemen (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When three high-school friends invent a time-machine, they decide to use it to go back in time and prevent other youngsters from making humiliating mistakes.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: time machine, high school, time travel, save the world, friendship, adventurer, partners, adventure, escapades, existence paradox, teenager, boy genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
 616
Overnight (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend on Valentine's Day, Jenny (Rachel Blanchard) shares a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to New York with a love-damaged group of passengers-- a pilot with anger management issues (Anthony LaPaglia), some ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: airplane, romance, fall in love, opposites attract, professor, couples, friendship, society, profanity, sexual content, hip hop, stewardess ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
 16K
Sleepover (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As their first year of high school looms ahead, best friends Julie, Hannah, Yancy and Farrah have one last summer sleepover. Little do they know they're about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Desperate to shed their nerdy status, they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, high school, slumber party, youth, friends, high school life, clubbing, love and romance, friendship between girls, teenage life, quest, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%