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Candy Jar (2018)
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Candy Jar (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dueling high school debate champs who are at odds on just about everything forge ahead with ambitious plans to get into the colleges of their dreams.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, sincere, funny, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: interracial romance, high school life, high school, rivalry, teachers and students, debate, romance, dream, teenager, disorder, happy ending, greed, dishonesty, cons and scams, teen romance, death, single mother, movie theatre, road accident, dead father, french fries, milkshake, foster child, harvard
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, light and entertaining films with plots about youth, disorder, friends, rivalry, high school, friendship and high school life mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Candy Jar: The Outcasts (2017), The Secret Lives of Dorks (2013), Cheats (2002), An Almost Perfect Country (2016), All Inclusive (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Outcasts (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, youth, rivalry, society, teenage life, misfit, disorder, high school, vengeance, coming of age, social misfits, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Secret Lives of Dorks (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In The Secret Lives of Dorks, Payton (Gaelan Connell) is a pathetic dork, a comic book geek whose high school career is one hopeless faux pas after another. Yet he's a dreamer and madly in love with the head cheerleader Carrie (Riley Voelkel), ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: romance, disorder, wooing, nothing goes right, youth, win over, high school, misfit, social relations, power relations, social misfits, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Cheats (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: While other kids buy into countless hours of studying just so they can get a mark in some teacher's report book, Handsome Davis sees it as nothing more than a system of control over your mind. That's why Handsome and his three best friends ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, gang, teenage life, cons and scams, partners, dishonesty, teachers and students, teenager, scam, coming of age, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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An Almost Perfect Country (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pietramezzana, a remote village in the Lucan Dolomites, is likely to disappear. Its inhabitants, led by the volcanic Dominic do not give up and, believing that the opening of a factory may be the solution to all their troubles, they want to make ...
Style: feel good, light, captivating, entertaining, sincere ...
Plot: escapades, society, happy ending, friendship, heroes, rich and poor, friends, rivalry, dishonesty, disorder
Time: contemporary
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All Inclusive (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Planted by his fiancee at the airport, Bruno flies away alone for a week in an All Inclusive Caribbean vacation club. Bad news never comes alone, he will have to share his room with Jean-Paul Cisse, eternal bachelor very invading .
Style: funny, captivating, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: love, friendship, rivalry, adventure, male female relationship, society, disorder, dishonesty, family, romance, happy ending, vacation
Time: contemporary
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The Real Life of Teachers (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A comedy about a band of voyeuristic students who take their jobs at the school paper to extremes, deciding to uncover the real lives of their teachers.
Style: humorous, light, funny, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: teachers and students, high school life, high school, hardcase students, youth, stalking, social relations, disorder, street life, schoolboy, friends, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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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, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, friends, youth, prankster, disorder, siblings relations, school expulsion, power relations, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Where's the Money (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A quick witted young man from the streets of South Central must rush a lily-white USC fraternity to recover a stash of stolen money.
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: youth, adventure, friendship, society, adaptation, escapades, greed, rivalry, danger, crimes, urban ghetto, fraternity
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It's All About Karma (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Giacomo befriends a man, believing that he is the reincarnation of his dead father.
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: adaptation, adventure, friendship, friends, rivalry, escapades, happy ending, youth, disorder, love, society, male friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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Grandma's Wedding (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family travels to Cuernavaca to celebrate their grandmother’s wedding.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, sincere, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens
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Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A day in the life of two best friends, a drug dealer, and a store manager collide at a hip-hop concert in the Inland Empire.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: contemporary
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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, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
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Senior Skip Day (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adam Harris, a semi-lame senior, is head over heels in love with Cara. Unfortunately she is the most popular girl in school. On the one day of the year that he could actually have a chance, senior skip day, he screws it all up by accidentally ...
Style: humorous, teen sex comedy, sex comedy, captivating, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Suck Me Shakespeer (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A comedy that follows an ex-con who lands a position at a school that sits over the spot where money from one of his earlier robberies was stashed.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, not serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teachers and students, teacher, high school life, high school, fish out of water, cons and scams, robbery, crimes, school, fall in love, love and romance, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future, 18th century
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Sandy Wexler (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
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Style: light, entertaining, captivating, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
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Mean Girls 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: witty, feel good, cynical, humorous, realistic ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nerdy high school senior Dizzy Harrison has finally gotten lucky -- after purposely getting expelled, he takes lessons in 'badass cool' from a convict and enrolls at a new school. But can he keep up the ruse?
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 80s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gambling addict faces a conflict when entrusted with keeping a bunch of money that isn't his.
Style: captivating, entertaining, feel good, humorous, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
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Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Made in America (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: interracial romance, high school, single parent, comedy of errors, culture clash, family relations, interracial relations, self discovery, white male black female relationship, sperm donor, parents and children, romance ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Dirty Deeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An American Pie-like teen comedy in which a high school senior tries to become the first student in years to complete the Dirty Deeds, an outrageous series of challenges that must be completed by the Homecoming banquet at 9 a.m.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, sex comedy, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california
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37%
American Sophomore (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of high school kids enjoy many adventures throughout their formative tenth grade year.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, light
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage life, youth, escapades, friends, disorder, social relations, high school, high school life, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenager
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a humiliating high school mishap from 1992 that sends the Impractical Jokers on the road competing in hidden-camera challenges for the chance to turn back the clock and redeem three of the four Jokers.
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, absurd
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
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General Education (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Levi Collins is set to go to the local University on a tennis scholarship, but he forgot to tell his parents one thing - he didn't graduate. As a result, he must take summer school before his mom and dad discover he's failed senior ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, summer school, teenage love, high school life, youth, tennis, social relations, parents and children, college, ambition, fall in love, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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School for Scoundrels (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young guy short on luck, enrolls in a class to build confidence to help win over the girl of his dreams, which becomes complicated when his teacher has the same agenda.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, loser, farce, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, teachers and students, cons and scams, mentor, low self esteem, tennis, date, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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Just One of the Girls (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chris has to change school to attend a music program, but a bully named Kurt is going to make his life impossible so he decided to dress as a girl to avoid this. Taking advantage of his condition he became (girl-)friend with Marie, and fell in love ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, teen sex comedy ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Farm Girl in New York (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sam and Matt flee their small mid-western town for New York City, where hot girls roam the streets! After months of trying to pick up ladies and failing miserably, they come up with the idea to hold a fake audition to meet chicks. Hilarity ensues ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
S.O.S.: Women to the Sea 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Afraid her husband will fall back with his ex girlfriend after they're assigned to work together, Adriana and her sister set sail to the U.S. to go after him to stop this from happening.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jerry Before Seinfeld (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Jerry Seinfeld returns to the club that gave him his start in the 1970s, mixing iconic jokes with stories from his childhood and early days in comedy.
Style: sincere, light, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: stand up comedian, comedian, childhood home, career, youth, rivalry, friendship, club, storytelling, society, stand up, stand up special ...
Time: contemporary
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