Movies and TV shows like Heathers 2018

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Heathers (2018)
 5.6
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Heathers (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, ironic, dark, cynical
Plot: suicide, sociopath, adolescence, high school, teenager, teenage love, violence, social misfits, apathy, teenagers, brutality, bullying, unlikely friendships, satire, friendship, gay slur, manipulation, coming of age, irreverence, mentor, 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 harsh films and TV series with plots about teenager, high school, friendship, coming of age, teenage life, adolescence and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Heathers: The End of the F***ing World (2017), Insatiable (2018), Jawbreaker (1999), Pretty Persuasion (2005), I Am Not Okay with This (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The End of the F***ing World (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a darkly comedic road trip in search of her real father.
Style: ironic, tragicomedy, dark humor, road movie, slang
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: road trip, teenager, underage, murder, psycho, teenage love, british humour, police investigation, search for father, psychopath, sexual abuse, looking for sex ...
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100%
 6.5
 22K
Insatiable (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: beauty pageant, weight loss, teenage girl, overweight, classmate classmate relationship, fat girl, bullying, high school, revenge, teenager, rejection, netflix ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.7
 24K
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, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: high school, prom, popularity, murder, popular girl, friendship, prank, accidental killing, fashion, teenager, bullying, polaroid ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Pretty Persuasion (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 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: dark humor, realistic, biting, cynical, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: false accusation, manipulation, high school, adolescence, sexual harassment, teachers and students, dishonesty, lifestyle, rejection, high school life, teenager, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
 87K
Heathers (1989)
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, witty, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murderous pair, teenage life, suicide, teenage love, sociopath, insanity, deadly, suicide attempt, friendship, social relations, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
I Am Not Okay with This (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sydney is a teenage girl navigating the trials and tribulations of high school while dealing with the complexities of her family, her budding sexuality, and mysterious superpowers just beginning to awaken deep within her.
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, light
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural power, teenager, lgbt teen, adolescence, telekinesis, diary, lgbt, female protagonist, friendship, love, small town, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleader, friendship, heist, teenage love, rebel, love, money, disorder, lifestyle, buddies, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 15K
Ashby (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, 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, girls' night, kids
Plot: teenager, romance, high school, classmate, friendship, assassin, mentor, life philosophy, runaway, coming of age, relationships, neighbor ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 42K
90210 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 90210 revolves around several students at the fictional West Beverly Hills High School, including new Beverly Hills residents Annie Wilson and Dixon Wilson. Their father, Harry Wilson, has returned from Kansas to his Beverly Hills childhood home ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, romantic, captivating, serious
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, family relations, friendship, teenage life, teenage love, friends, social relations, siblings relations, parents and children, youth, teachers and students, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: weed, teenage life, nerd, slacker, high school, friendship, social misfits, social relations, teacher, brother sister relationship, suburbs, cheerleader ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1980
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 42K
Awkward. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: realistic, humorous, light, not serious, ironic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, loser, self esteem, adolescence, high school life, youth, friends, classmate, popularity, classmates ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 31 min.
TV show
Story: A group of East High students countdown to the opening night of their school’s first-ever production of “High School Musical.” Showmances blossom; friendships are tested while new ones are made; rivalries flare and lives are changed forever as ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, feel good, humorous, melancholic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, singing, teenager, teenage life, teenage love, based on movie, teachers and students, friendship, follow your dream, parents and children, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 3K
Dare Me (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Dive into the cutthroat world of competitive high school cheerleading, following the fraught relationship between two best friends after a new coach arrives to bring their team to prominence.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious, dark
Plot: small town, friendship, cheerleading, coming of age, escapades, crime, danger, crimes, passion, dishonesty, rivalry, violence ...
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 10K
On My Block (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A coming of age comedy following a diverse group of teenage friends as they confront the challenges of growing up in gritty inner-city Los Angeles.
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, netflix, young adult, adolescence, friendship between teens, friendship, teenage life, crimes, breaking the law, friendship gone bad, triumph, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.9
 9K
Red Oaks (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age comedy set in the "go-go" 80s that is equal parts hijinks and heartfelt about a college student enjoying a last hurrah before summer comes to an end--and the future begins. David Myers, an assistant tennis pro at the Red ...
Style: sincere, captivating, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teen drama, teen comedy, teens, student film
Plot: nostalgia, coming of age, grownups, family relations, teenage protagonist, teenage sexuality, teenage life, teenage love, teenage boy, teen romance, golf club, first love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 44K
Saved! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenage Mary Cummings, who has "been Born Again her whole life," is about to enter her senior year at American Eagle Christian High School near Baltimore with her Fundamentalist Christian friends Hilary Faye and Veronica, the three of whom ...
Style: touching, humorous, dark humor, witty, clever ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, christianity, high school, friendship, hypocrisy, acceptance, homosexual, teenage life, teenage love, youth, unwanted pregnancy, boyfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, xian, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 761
Our Song (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Focusing on the bonding between three female (an African American female, a half African American half Latino American female, and a Latino American female) high school members of Brooklyn's "Jackie Robinson Steppers Marching Band" ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, touching, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: asthma, friendship, high school, lifestyle, musician's life, against the odds, music band, life is a bitch, society, youth, hopes, working class ...
Time: 90s, future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: realistic, cynical, semi serious, sincere, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, suburbs, misfit, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, humiliation, family problems, social awkwardness, parents and children, unfulfillment, youth, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, depressing, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, cancer, friends, friendship, teenager, high school student, family relations, teenagers, adolescence, teenage life, high school life, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
This Is England '86 (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: This Is England '86 is a 2010 British drama miniseries written by Shane Meadows and Jack Thorne, a spin-off from the 2006 film This Is England. Shaun has just finished his final exams and he realizes he is no longer a kid. It's mid ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: subculture, life is a bitch, youth, skinhead, friends, friendship, rape, social misfits, rebelliousness, teenage life, sexual relations, adolescence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.
Style: atmospheric, dark, stylized, disturbing, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witchcraft, witch, teenager, half breed, black magic, devil worship, adventure, dedication, school, couple relations, teenage love, evil witch ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 41K
Trust (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, sincere, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, sexual abuse, youth, investigation, parents and children, family in crisis, child rape, bullying, manipulation, pedophile, teenage life, internet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Defending Jacob (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 402 min.
TV show
Story: A family’s lives are irreparably disrupted when the 14-year-old son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate.
Style: suspense, serious, social, captivating
Plot: false accusation of murder, murder investigation, family relations, police investigation, teenager, death, parents and children, assistant district attorney, doubt, pressure, uncover truth, social relations ...
Time: 2020s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.8
 26K
Freeway (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following the arrest of her mother, Ramona, young Vanessa Lutz decides to go in search of her estranged grandmother. On the way, she is given a ride by school counselor Bob Wolverton. During the journey, Lutz begins to realize that Bob is the ...
Style: disturbing, cynical, suspenseful, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, murder, life is a bitch, disfigurement, prison, police investigation, crime, crimes, brutality, social decay, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
American Vandal (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 34 min.
TV show
Story: A true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images.
Style: ironic, humorous, light, witty
Plot: vandalism, swearing, cliche, absurd humor, high school, graffiti, parody, stupidity, screwball, juvenile delinquent, farce, absurdism ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 3K
Unfabulous (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Unfabulous is an American children's television series that aired on Nickelodeon. The series is about an "unfabulous" 7th Grade middle school student named Addie Singer, played by Emma Roberts. The show, which debuted in late summer ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: teenager, middle school, friendship, family, lifestyle, best friends, youth, teenage love, teen angst, popular girl, school, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 4K
Jett (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Fresh out of prison, world-class thief Daisy ”Jett” Kowalski is forced back into doing what she does best by dangerous and eccentric criminals determined to exploit her skills for their own ends.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, bleak, dark
Plot: neo noir, murder, gangster, single mother, pretending to be someone else, violence, female protagonist, gay sex, gangsters, escapades, crimes, dialogue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.9
 454K
Nightcrawler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, biting ...
Plot: neo noir, journalism, sociopath, twists & turns, morality, satire, graphic violence, journalist, obsession, ambition, cynicism, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.6
 7K
Merli (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: TV series about a high school philosophy teacher, Merlí, who teaches in an original way, and about the students of his class, including his own son, and the relationship, friendship, love, and problems between the students of the class.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, semi serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: philosophy, teacher, high school, gay lead character, teenage love, coming of age, gay love, young, coming out, homosexuality, lgbt, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.7
 87K
Oz (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The daily lives of prisoners in Emerald City, an experimental unit of the Oswald Maximum Security Prison where ingroups - Muslims, Latinos, Italians, Aryans - stick close to their mutual friends and terrorizes their mutual enemies.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, confined, rape, prison, rapist, life is a bitch, convict, strong sexual content, violence spree, gang, racism, electric chair ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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