Movies and TV shows like Heathers 2018

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Heathers (2018)
 5.5
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Heathers (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A pitch-black comedy anthology set in the present day, as our heroine Veronica Sawyer deals with a very different but equally vicious group of Heathers. Based on the 1988 cult classic film.
Style: dark humor, cynical, ironic, dark
Plot: adolescence, high school, suicide, sociopath, apathy, teenagers, brutality, teenage love, friendship, violence, gay slur, manipulation, social misfits, coming of age, bullying, unlikely friendships, mentor, irreverence, teenager, clique, social justice

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Most similar movies to Heathers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films and TV series with plots about friendship, coming of age, high school, teenager, adolescence, youth and friends mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Heathers: Insatiable (2018), Jawbreaker (1999), Awkward. (2011), Pretty Persuasion (2005), The Edge of Seventeen (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 16K
Insatiable (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A bullied teenager turns to beauty pageants as a way to exact her revenge, with the help of a disgraced coach who soon realizes he's in over his head.
Style: dark humor, ironic, cynical, idiotic, absurd
Plot: teenage girl, revenge, bullying, high school, weight loss, beauty pageant, classmate classmate relationship, lgbt, teenager, lawyer, overweight, homeless man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 22K
Jawbreaker (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 3 of Reagan High School's most popular girls pretend to kidnap their friend by shoving a jawbreaker into the victim's mouth to keep her from screaming. Their plan goes awry when the girl swallows the jawbreaker, choking to death. Now the ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, absurd, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, prom, friendship, murder, accidental killing, popularity, prank, fashion, teenager, bullying, makeover, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 41K
Awkward. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: An irreverent look at the conflict, chaos and humor that defines teenage life through the eyes of 15-year-old Jenna Hamilton whose life begins to change when a simple accident becomes an epic misunderstanding and is blown way out of proportion. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, ironic, not serious
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, loser, friends, classmates, self esteem, high school life, popularity, student, youth, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 76K
Heathers (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.
Style: dark humor, clever, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, suicide, teenage love, teenage life, diary, friendship, suicide attempt, gay slur, clique, sociopath, youth, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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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, cynical, biting, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, false accusation, sexual harassment, teachers and students, rejection, manipulation, adolescence, dishonesty, strong sexual content, high school life, teenager, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, best friend, high school, teen angst, loneliness, sibling relationship, coming of age, teacher, stereotypes, life & death, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, retro, teenage life, high school life, slacker, freak, geek, teacher, buddies, friendship, cult, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981, year 1980
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 9K
Terri (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terri, a pajama-clad, disaffected high school student learns how to engage the world with the help of Mr. Fitzgerald, his assistant principal.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, urination, underage drinking, coming of age, small town, social misfits, overweight child, high school friends, high school life, physical appearance, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.2
 702
Girls Town (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four women, Patti, Emma, Angela, and Nicki are completing their last year of high school. Unfortunately for the group, one of their own, Nicki, unexpectedly commits suicide. The three remaining women, upon finding out that Nicki had been raped ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, disturbing, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, school, best friends, college, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, social misfits, urban, feminism, vengeance, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 891
Gravity (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Gravity is an American comedy-drama television series created by Jill Franklyn and Eric Schaeffer. It premiered on April 23, 2010 on Starz in the United States. On June 30, 2010, Starz reported that Gravity had been canceled.
Style: dark humor, offbeat, semi serious, tragicomedy, realistic ...
Plot: support group, suicide, social misfits, city life, mental disorders, hopes, urban, misfit, starting over, human nature, friendship, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.1
 15K
Barry (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.
Style: tense, captivating, ironic, suspense, dark humor
Plot: hitman, police investigation, mentor, danger, shooting, friends, murder, ambition, adaptation, crimes, culture clash, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Bang Bang You're Dead (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Trevor is a troubled high school student, thanks to the effects of bullying. This is the story of his fight to break free.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, school, bomb, social misfits, teacher, teenage life, bully, juvenile delinquency, vengeance, teachers and students, high school life, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An unattractive 7th grader struggles to cope with suburban life as the middle child with un-attentive parents and bullies at school.
Style: bleak, dark humor, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, suburbs, misfit, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship, little girl, sibling relationship, teenage life, humiliation, ballet, social misfits, school life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Way Way Back (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, summer, vacation, teenager, coming of age, shyness, job, bicycle, neighbor, loneliness, party, coming-of-age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: realistic, sexual, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, loss of virginity, teacher, first sex, innocence lost, shopping mall, irreverence, marijuana, stoner, drug humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.6
 13K
Sugar & Spice (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Jack and Diane find themselves in an unexpected adult situation, the A-Squad comes to their rescue. In order to help their friend Diane, the A-Squad goes where no cheerleader has gone before: taking on a little after-school project known as ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleader, bank, cheerleading, robbery, friendship, pregnancy, heist, rebel, money, mask, american football ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, teenager, teenage love, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood, introspection, teachers and students, high school life, coming of age, friendship, misfit, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.0
 96K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the ...
Style: witty, humorous, dark humor, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug dealing, dysfunctional family, drug dealer, family life, single mother, stoners, single parent, drugs/alcohol, marijuana, unlikely criminals, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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My So-Called Life (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The life of a 15 year-old high school student, whose angst-ridden journey through adolescence, friendship, parents, and life teaches her what it means to grow up.
Style: emotional, serious, talky, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, first love, coming of age, teenager, high school, teenage daughter, homosexual, adolescence, high school hunk, best friends, cult, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.9
 358K
In Bruges (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, talky, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: irish, hitman, guilt, tourist, death, haunted by the past, suicidal, partners, canadian stereotype, redemption, farce, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: belgium, bruges, europe, ireland, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 9.0
 265K
Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: dark humor, captivating, atmospheric, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, crimes, police investigation, crime, psychopath, killings, small town life, americana, law enforcement, gory, crime gone awry, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, year 1979, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s ...
Place: minnesota, usa, north dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.3
 35K
Atypical (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, takes a funny, yet painful, journey of self-discovery for love and independence and upends his family.
Style: light, emotional, touching, humorous, sincere
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: autism, coming of age, brother sister relationship, teenager, high school, lesbian relationship, terminal illness, social problems, therapist, best friend, penguins, high school athlete ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Boy Meets World (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: sitcom, coming of age, school, friendship, college, high school, dating, neighbor, buddies, family, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 7.2
 75K
Dope (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Malcolm is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenager, teenage life, high school student, geek, social relations, youth, friends, marijuana, high school life, violence, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.7
 6K
Angus (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angus is a large, pathetic 14 year old whose thoughts are most often filled with the image of one Melissa Lefevre. Angus is shy and thinks that he has no chance of ever 'getting' her. Being especially uncool, he is incredibly surprised ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, coming of age, public humiliation, blow up doll, school, prank, parents and children, overweight man, overweight child, teenage love, romance ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Six Ways to Sunday (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Norman Reedus stars as Harry Odum, a henpecked, 18-year-old momma's boy in Youngstown, Ohio, who -- with his violent temper -- impresses a local boss of the Jewish Mafia. Soon he's found his calling as a hit man alongside his crack addict ...
Style: dark humor, biting, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, crime, gangsters, going straight, hitman, suburbs, rise and fall, rise to the top, self discovery, mother son incest, parents and children, family business ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.1
 8K
My Bodyguard (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Clifford Peach (Chris Makepeace), an easygoing teenager, is finding less than easy to fit in at his new high school, where a tough-talking bully (Matt Dillon) terrorizes his classmates and extorts their lunch money. Refusing to pay up, Clifford ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, hotel, motorcycle, bully, bodyguard, gang, coming of age, basketball, urban, hopes, bullying ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.3
 79K
Submarine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old deep-thinking Welsh schoolboy, Oliver Tate struggles to initiate and maintain a relationship with Jordana, his devilish, dark-haired classmate at their Swansea high school. As his parents' marriage begins to fall apart, similar ...
Style: semi serious, witty, talky, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, love and romance, bullying, adolescence, virginity, parents and children, school, crumbling marriage, deadpan, infidelity, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 80s
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 13K
Ashby (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When new kid in town Ed Wallis is given an assignment to interview an older person, he turns to his mysterious neighbor, Ashby Holt for help. That new connection leads to unexpected journeys for both of them, as Ashby – who turns out to be a ...
Style: melancholic, touching, talky, romantic, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenager, romance, classmate, high school, friendship, mentor, life philosophy, runaway, relationships, assassin, coming of age, redemption ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.1
 228K
Chronicle (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and ...
Style: suspenseful, bad ending, stylized, entertaining, dark ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, high school, supernatural, teenage life, adolescence, loneliness, videotaping, violence, coming of age, anti heroes, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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