Movies like The Secret Lives of Dorks

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The Secret Lives of Dorks (2013)
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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), who he is determined to win over. But she is wise to his desperate advances, so to get off his radar she creates a plan to push him into the arms of a dorkette at the school, Samantha (Vanessa Marano).
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: romance, youth, misfit, high school, win over, disorder, nothing goes right, wooing, social relations, teenage life, teenage love, love and romance, high school life, social misfits, teaching the ways of the world, power relations, drive away, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about youth, high school, teenage life, friends, high school life, disorder and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Secret Lives of Dorks: American Sophomore (2012), The Outcasts (2017), Expelled (2014), Junior (2014), Mean Girls 2 (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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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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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Junior (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alex is in love with Sandra since childhood but has never dared approach her.He asks Antoine, a lonely writer to help him seduce her, because in his time he was the only one to conquer the heart of the mother.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, realistic
Plot: love and romance, nothing goes right, teenage love, womanizer, teaching the ways of the world, youth, wooing, teenage life, high school, high school life, disorder, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Mean Girls 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around a new high school student, Jo (Meaghan Martin) , who agrees to befriend an outcast, Abby (Jennifer Stone), at the urging of Abby's wealthy father in exchange for paying all of Jo's costs for the college of her ...
Style: witty, feel good, cynical, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: misfit, friends, high school life, high school, teenage life, social misfits, teachers and students, bitch, best friends, youth, high school hunk, mean girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
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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
Place: usa
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House Party: Tonight's the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of high school rappers have two major goals - make music and get hot girls. The best way to get both is to throw the biggest and best house party ever! The night of the party, one of the boys is grounded by his parents, so it's up to his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, youth, disorder, friends, teenage life, buddies, hip hop, silly humor, profanity, sexual content, drugs/alcohol, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Bikini Spring Break (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of coeds from a small conservative college break out of their shells when their marching band bus breaks down in Fort Lauderdale during Spring Break.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: youth, teenage life, best friends, nothing goes right, friends, out of the way, drugs/alcohol, disorder, road trip, spring break, bus, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Stay Cool (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film centers on a successful author who is forced to confront an unrequited high school crush when he returns home to deliver a commencement address to graduating seniors. Shasta O'Neil, a sexy high school senior flirts with the visiting ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, adolescence vs adulthood, homecoming, high school life, social relations, friends, prom, disorder, teenage life, artists and showbiz, hometown, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Grad Job (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Teenagers, in their last year of High School, steel the subjects of the Baccalaureate from the education exam division in order to succeed at the exam.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Plot: high school, teenage love, nothing goes right, crimes, buddies, youth, hardcase students, heist, teenage life, disorder, social relations, cheating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: high school, romance, looking for love, true love, high school life, teenage life, friendship, youth, misfit, silly humor, school, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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3 Days of Normal (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 3 Days of Normal follows the story of straight-laced deputy Bill Morgan who is quite content literally living within the quaint boundaries of Washington, New Hampshire. Bill’s stable and rather uneventful life is thrown for a loop when he finds ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, romance, fall in love, self discovery, small town sheriff, social relations, hopes, small town life, love and romance, actress, drunkenness, journalist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c.
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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
Plot: prom, high school, romance, youth, teenage life, buddies, love and romance, lifestyle, college, college life, drug dealing, friends ...
Time: 90s
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My Life as Liz (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
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Story: My Life as Liz is a mockumentary style American television series that centers on the life of Liz Lee, a misfit high-school senior living in small town Texas. The series debuted on MTV on January 18, 2010. The first season finale aired on March 8, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, social relations, youth, family relations, high school life, society, lifestyle, best friends, parents and children, power relations, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, new york
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Foreign Exchange (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four high school friends plan to ride out their senior year taking easy classes, including a program for housing foreign exchange students and eventually all attending Ohio State. Hurdles befall each of the four: grades, higher aspirations, love. Is ...
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, not serious, teen sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, hardcase students, lifestyle, social relations, couples, sexual content, buddies, youth, love and romance, high school life, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, ohio
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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, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, dating, prom, teenage love, youth, hip hop, lifestyle, society, coming of age, friends, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Where's the Party Yaar? (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is based on Sunil Thakkar's own experiences running and throwing parties for the Music Masala radio station, and having to discriminate between "Fresh off the Boat" Indians and the more fashionable, hip, Americanized Indians. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sexy, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: party, youth, disorder, love and romance, lifestyle, fish out of water, teenage love, odd couple, college, culture clash, prediction, hindu ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, india, asia, usa
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High School U.S.A. (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in a senior high school class, J.J. (Michael J. Fox) pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique which culminates in a race at the end of the movie between the two rivals in this light comedy.
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, disorder, stoners, power relations, buddies, underdog, rivalry, friends, social relations, youth, misfit, school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, midwest
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Campus Confidential (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: School... there is the popular crowd. Teachers favor some students over others. Because of this, Violet decides to start a school paper, which exposes many embarrassing secrets of popular kids who think they run the campus.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: high school, high school life, social relations, coming of age, teenage life, teenage love, social misfits, best friends, misfit, lifestyle, misfit partners, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Graduates (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four friends head to Senior Week in Ocean City, Maryland, to celebrate high school graduation.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, sex comedy
Plot: beach, satire, teenage love, teenage life, young lovers, buddies, youth, nothing goes right, love and romance, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland
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Mac & Devin Go to High School (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A comedy that follows two high school students -- one overachiever struggling to write his valedictorian speech, the other a senior now going on his 15th year of school.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, high school, drug dealing, youth, teachers and students, social relations, drugs/alcohol, silly humor, slacker, marijuana, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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46%
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School Dance (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High schooler Jason has found his dream girl—the gorgeous Anastacia. There’s just one problem: she doesn’t know he exists. If he can win a spot on the school’s hottest dance crew, Jason might have a shot. But before he does, he’ll have to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, teenage love, music, misfit, youth, family relations, school dance, teenage life, hip hop, rivalry, love and romance, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Coming & Going (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Coming & Going is an irreverent romantic comedy that poses the question: How far would you go to capture the heart of the one you love? Lee (Rhys Darby) is a young, skilled OBGYN who lacks confidence when it comes to talking to women outside ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: disability, romance, looking for love, misfit, disorder, lie, friendship, couples, love and romance, cons and scams, social misfits, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Stroller Strategy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Thomas Platz is suddenly made the guardian of a baby - then pretends to be its real father in order to win back Marie, the girlfriend who dumped him a year before. Stuck between staying a man-child forever, and proving he is ready to take the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wooing, romance, renewed love, dishonesty, life turned upside down, baby, seduction, ex girlfriend, disorder, babies and infants, love and romance, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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45%
Deal of a Lifetime (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The agent for the Devil takes the soul of a high school sophomore in exchange for a date with the most popular girl on campus.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: deal with the devil, lifestyle, disorder, fish out of water, youth, hopes, love and romance, wish come true, high school, social misfits, misfit, follow your dream ...
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Dear Lemon Lima (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Vanessa gets a dose of reality when Philip, her one true love, ends their relationship, again. The quirky teen enrolls in his school to win him back, but ends up making matters worse. Downgraded to social outcast, Vanessa struggles to reclaim ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, misfit, ambition, against the odds, contests and competitions, imaginary character, teenage protagonist, obsession, 13 year old, teenage girl, coming of age, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
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45%
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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Adventures of Serial Buddies (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gregory is a devout Catholic who wants to kill evil people in order to grant them safe passage to heaven, Gary is an assembly worker at a trophy shop who wants to kill potential trophy winners, Graham is Gary's intern who will do anything to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, silly humor, escapades, misfit partners, disorder, buddies, friends, journey, graphic violence, serial killer, misfit, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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High School (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A high school valedictorian who gets baked with the local stoner finds himself the subject of a drug test. The situation causes him to concoct an ambitious plan to get his entire graduating class to face the same fate, and fail.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stoners, weed, high school, fighting the system, teenage life, misfit, nothing goes right, against the rules, rebellion, youth, manipulations, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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45%
The Jerk Theory (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring recording artist, Adam, is burned by a bad relationship experience and decides that if women won't respond to the "nice guy" then he'll be "the jerk." This is wildly successful with meaningless ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, high school, dating, wooing, high school life, couple relations, teenage life, romance, lifestyle, couples, singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%