Movies like The Breakdance Kid

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The Breakdance Kid (2004)
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The Breakdance Kid (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1984, loser pizza guy Whitey Johnson is run over by a semi truck on live television, making him a local hero. The world watches as Whitey vows to not only walk again but to win his town's breakdance competition. Whitey struggles to conquer bully breakdancers, to win the heart of a disinterested girl, and live up to the name, "The Breakdance Kid".
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, dancer's life, youth, romance, contests and competitions, love and romance, hopes, rivalry, hip hop, artists and showbiz, high school life, disco, underdog, breakdance, friends, train, high school, coming of age
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about youth, ambition, love and romance, lifestyle, friends, contests and competitions and rivalry mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Breakdance Kid: Kickin' It Old Skool (2007), Gym Teacher: The Movie (2008), Totally Awesome (2006), Disco (2008), Calvin Marshall (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: "Kickin' It Old Skool" revolves around a 12-year-old breakdancer, who in 1986 hits his head while performing at a talent show and as a result is comatose for 20 years. He awakens to find he is a grown man. With the mind and experience ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, stylized, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: breakdance, dancer's life, hip hop, lifestyle, follow your dream, contests and competitions, love triangle, rivalry, artists and showbiz, youth, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
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Gym Teacher: The Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dave Stweie was America's hope for the gold in the 1988 Seoul Games.... until he ran face first into the vault. After Suffering humiliation on a global scale, Dave eventually faded into obscurity and became a gym teacher. A gym teacher with the ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, teachers and students, family life, school, redemption, athlete's life, lifestyle, rivalry, contests and competitions, hopes, youth, storage unit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Totally Awesome (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Do you prefer to wax on or wax off? Preacher won't let you dance? Well then, put Baby in the corner and come on down, 'cause VH1 is bringing back more of the'80s you love in this feature-length film, Totally Awesome. The Gundersons ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, love and romance, lifestyle, rivalry, teenage love, friends, silly humor, martial arts, high school life, disorder, artists and showbiz, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.2
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Disco (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Endetté jusqu'au cou dans une affaire de water bed, Didier Travolta, 40 ans, vit au Havre dans le quartier populaire du Grand Large chez sa maman : Madame Graindorge. Il reçoit une lettre de la mère de son fils Brian, 8 ans, qui vit en ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: dancer's life, ambition, rise and fall, follow your dream, self discovery, best friends, society, rivalry, love and romance, buddies, rising to stardom, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Calvin Marshall (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A college student is determined to become a Major League Baseball star, but finds his true calling instead.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, college, self discovery, ambition, follow your dream, youth, romance, underdog, hopes, athlete's life, love and romance, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Super Sweet 16: The Movie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, friends, contests and competitions, ambition, lifestyle, teenage life, youth, couples, high school, rivalry, birthday party, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Queen Sized (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An overweight girl, Maggie Baker, is elected Homecoming queen by the mean girls in the high school.
Style: feel good, uplifting, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, rivalry, society, best friends, against the odds, physical appearance, follow your dream, lifestyle, hopes, ambition, prom, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Her Best Move (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 15 year-old soccer prodigy, Sara Davis, has a chance to join the U.S. National Team, but she must juggle high school, romance, sports, and parental pressure while deciding her own priorities.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, follow your dream, youth, friends, friendship, teenage love, against the odds, family relations, love and romance, high school life, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Joyful Noise (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: G.G. Sparrow faces off with her choir's newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, over the group's direction as they head into a national competition.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: teenage love, contests and competitions, musician's life, rivalry, music band, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, unlikely partners, ambition, chorus girl, youth, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Night Before the Exams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rome, 1989. Luca Molinari meets Claudia in a party, both of them are stressed about the upcoming final exams. Luca falls in love with the girl and now spends his time looking for her. He is assisted by his inseparable friends: Alice, Richard, ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, youth, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, high school, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.4
 1K
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, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, romance, youth, teenage life, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, college, college life, friends, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
 6K
Breakin' (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A struggling young dancer joins forces with two breakdancers and together they become a street sensation.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dancing, breakdance, hip hop, rivalry, dance, rap, breakdancing, music, showbiz, disco, nightlife, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Liverpool Goalie (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Thirteen year old Jo is a smart thinker of a guy, and has a very vivid imagination, but is bothered by his fellow classmates, and is a rather hopeless soccer goalie. Still he tries to cope with this difficult time in life. He's doing the ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, witty, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: soccer, friends, love and romance, friendship, teenage love, high school life, high school, power relations, social relations, school, ambition, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.5
 12K
Dance Flick (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Street dancer, Thomas Uncles is from the wrong side of the tracks, but his bond with the beautiful Megan White might help the duo realize their dreams as they enter in the mother of all dance battles.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, stoners, friends, disorder, power relations, love and romance, opposites attract, social relations, rivalry, partners, youth, school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: feel good, humorous, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Already Famous (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Singapore
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A light hearted comedy about a girl from a small town in Malaysia who dreams of becoming a star in neighboring Singapore...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Leading Ladies (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A zany comedy about two sisters, their gay best friend, and their overzealous stage mom.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Taking Chances (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, partners, fall in love, unlikely couple, hopes, small town, romance, small town life, unlikely partners, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mad About Mambo (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: High school student tries to improve soccer skills by practicing dance and falls for his dance partner.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
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Surf School (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 6K
Killing Bono (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Neil and Ivan McCormick, two Irish brothers who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their high school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, follow your dream, friends, teenage life, ambition, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, music band, celebrity culture, band, rock ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Show Stoppers" is a comedy-drama set in the world of Greek stepping on a historically black university in Virginia "where Greek steppers get as much attention as star athletes."
Style: emotional, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, nothing goes right, opposites attract, relationship vs career, teenage love, lifestyle, contests and competitions, love and romance, supportive spouse, musician's life, pianist ...
Time: 90s
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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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Prom Wars: Love Is a Battlefield (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The graduating class at Miss Aversham and Miss Cronstall's School for Girls find that they have - in defiance of the natural laws of probability - all blossomed simultaneously. Capitalizing on their unique status, and intent on teaching high ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, ambition, teenage life, best friends, friends, rivalry, buddies, lifestyle, youth, silly humor, high school, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dance 'Til Dawn (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's prom night and the kids of Hoover High will be having a night they will never forget. Popular girl Shelley ditches her prom and ends up spending the night with unpopular Dan; Popular guy Kevin goes out with nerdy Angela because he heard ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: prom, teenage love, youth, school, teenage life, friendship, family relations, couples, love and romance, parents and children, family life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%