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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, humorous, enigmatic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, divorced parents, friendship, wish come true, new student, social media, society, ice hockey, fantasy becomes reality, magic, relationships, supernatural, changing lives, supernatural ability, teenage life, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lifestyle change, magical object, love, gay, college, computer hacker, separated parents ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and entertaining films with plots about teenager, high school, youth, friendship, teenage life, high school life and love mostly in Comedy, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Status Update: 17 Again (2009), The Perfect Date (2019), Zapped (2014), The DUFF (2015), He's All That (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
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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: entertaining, feel good, romantic, funny, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, kids, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: high school, youth, body swapping, popularity, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, family, high school life, family relations, teenager, adult as child, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s, 2000s ...
Place: los angeles, new jersey, california
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85%
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, emotional, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dating, love story, love and romance, teenager, looking for love, pretend relationship, friendship, boyfriend, love, couple relations, romantic relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.0
 6K
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, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: high school, teenager, youth, high school life, teenage life, social relations, wish come true, magic spell, family, step siblings, teen romance, half brother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.4
 95K
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, ridiculous, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenager, youth, coming of age, school, friendship, adolescence, high school life, teenage life, stereotypes, high school student, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.4
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He's All That (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: To get revenge on her ex-boyfriend, an influencer attempts to transform an unpopular classmate into prom king.
Style: sentimental, entertaining, sincere, humorous, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: prom, teen romance, teenager, high school, school, female protagonist, teenage protagonist, friend, love, woman, manhood, makeover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.4
 14K
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, chick flick, kids
Plot: teenage girl, 16 year old, wish come true, teenage life, friends in love, high school, youth, best friends in love, teenager, best friends, friendship, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 104K
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, romantic, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, teenager, high school, adolescence, teenage love, adventure, youth, teenage girl, friends, travel, teenage boy, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, florida, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 6K
#RealityHigh (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When nerdy high schooler Dani finally attracts the interest of her longtime crush, she lands in the cross hairs of his ex, a social media celebrity.
Style: romantic, realistic, light, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, youth, popularity, character change, best friends, social media, teenager, family, love and romance, sister sister relationship, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, suspense, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire bite, teenager, vampire vs vampire, supernatural, nanny, good versus evil, friendship, teenage life, superhuman powers, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 194K
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: romantic, feel good, light, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: romance, body swapping, time travel, youth, true love, fashion, love and romance, best friends in love, adolescence vs adulthood, wish come true, child as adult, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century, year 2004, 2000s ...
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 2 (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Family, 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, psychotronic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: zombie, teenager, high school, cheerleading, supernatural, friends, fantasy world, love and romance, society, romance, friendship, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 love, teenage life, hopes, love and romance, youth, destiny, family life, wish come true, high school, curses spells and rituals, popularity ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 2K
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: captivating, absurd, humorous, funny, entertaining
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: body swapping, high school, disney, ice hockey, lifestyle change, friends, disorder, adaptation, youth, switching roles, adventure, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
The Adventures of Food Boy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ezra discovers he has a unique ability to make food appear in his hands. He quickly uses his new super powers to impress his friends and to become popular around school for the first time in his life.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: high school, food, escapades, disorder, high school life, teenage love, cooking and food, supernatural ability, friendship, lifestyle, teenage life, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
John Tucker Must Die (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After discovering they are all dating the same same guy, three popular students from different cliques band together for revenge, so they enlist the help of a new gal in town and conspire to break the jerk's heart, while destroying his ...
Style: romantic, funny, humorous, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, womanizer, high school life, teenager, teen romance, teenage love, romance, teenage girl, school, vengeance, cheerleading, popularity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
 7K
Teen Spirit (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story is about Amber, a mean popular girl who gets electrocuted and dies and is not allowed to enter into heaven unless she helps the least popular girl in school become Prom Queen within a week, but things do not go as planned.
Style: entertaining, light, touching, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: high school, youth, popularity, teenage life, prom, teenage girl, social relations, jousting, ghost, high school life, supernatural, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the ...
Style: romantic, humorous, entertaining, funny, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: body swapping, high school, teenager, switching roles, love and romance, fall in love, romance, teenage love, switching bodies, school, battle of the sexes, soul transference ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.7
 7K
Expelled (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Felix (Cameron Dallas) is a legendary prankster who gets expelled from his high school and, with his friend’s help, stops at nothing to hide it from his parents.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, cynical, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, teenage life, prankster, coming of age, high school life, friends, youth, school expulsion, college, power relations, first love, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Tall Girl 2 (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After Jodi Kreyman gains popularity, her miscommunications start causing rifts with those around her and now she really needs to "stand tall".
Style: psychological, captivating, entertaining, disturbing, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, tall woman, teenager, young girl, friendship, coming of age, student, school, teenage life, fame, high school life, changing lives ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The F**k-It List (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After a prank blows up a studious high school senior's life, he shares a list of certain things he wishes he'd done differently — and maybe still can.
Style: light, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, teenage girl, wish come true, desire, happy ending, party, teenager, youth, family, magic, distopia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Hanson and the Beast (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Yuan Shuai, a debt-ridden animal-breeder, tries to get out of his financial predicament by finding a wealthy girlfriend through matchmaking dates. He unexpectedly meets and fall in love with the fox demon, Bai Xianchu, who has arrived to the mortal ...
Style: entertaining, not serious, exciting, light, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: transformation, romance, fox, fantasy world, adventure, magic, monster, forbidden love, couple relations, male female relationship, magical creature, relationships ...
Place: china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.2
 367
Teen Sorcery (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dawn (A.J. Cook), the new girl in school, discovers that her classmate Mercedes (Lexa Doig) is actually a witch and must do everything she can to stop her from using her powers for evil. She is soon plunged into a life and death battle against an ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: time travel, witch, cheerleader, teenager, wizards and magicians, social relations, adventure, misfit, social misfits, rivalry, escapades, youth ...
Time: 70s, 90s, middle ages, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Super Sweet 16: The Movie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, friendship, rivalry, friends, contests and competitions, birthday party, lifestyle, ambition, couples, youth, wealth, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Every Witch Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: The series follows 14-year-old Emma Alonso, as she moves to Miami and her life turns upside-down. Not only does she discover that she is a witch, she also has a crush on the boy next door, Daniel. But Daniel’s ex-girlfriend Maddie, who is an ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: high school, teenage love, supernatural ability, witch, fall in love, magic, family, high school life, chosen one, youth, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 71K
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: romantic, sexy, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, teenager, romance, youth, love, first love, love and romance, love story, first sex, teenage love, teenage life, virgin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's graduation day at Huntington Hills High, and you know what that means - time to party. And not just any party, either. This one will be a night to remember, as the nerds become studs, the jocks are humiliated, and freshman crushes blossom ...
Style: romantic, humorous, realistic, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, coming of age, party, graduation, youth, college, romance, friends, cheerleading, house party, love ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.1
 14K
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
Plot: teenager, college, youth, bullying, love and romance, sex, nothing goes right, friendship, society, couple relations, loneliness, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 543
Blurt! (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When nice-guy Jeremy Martin puts on mysterious virtual reality glasses at the mall, he suddenly loses his “inside voice” and starts spouting every thought he has out loud. Making matters worse, Jeremy is running for student council president ...
Style: humorous, satirical, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: teenager, awkward situation, stranded, teenage life, adventure, humour, lifestyle change, satire, teenage boy, parakeet, society, teenage protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.3
 242
Plan V (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paula, who is beautiful and full of life, ends with her boyfriend and is left devastated; her friends Fer and Jen decide to create a plan to find her the ideal boy: to find a virgin guy who can fall in love with her.
Style: captivating, humorous, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: girlfriend girlfriend relationship, love, friendship, friends, student, revenge, vengeance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, changing lives, university student, escapades, relationship problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Wild Chicks in Love (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, talky, realistic
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, romance, youth, best friends, love and romance, high school life, friendship, fall in love, self confidence, youth gang, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%