Movies like Gretchen

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Gretchen (2006)
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Gretchen (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gretchen has bigger problems than abysmal fashion sense: She's 17, painfully awkward and stuck in the most unforgiving place on earth - high school. When her obsession with school bad boy Ricky gets out of hand, her mother sends her to an emotional treatment center to recover. She has to travel elsewhere, however, to truly begin to understand why she fixates on the wrong kind of guy.
Style: humorous, dark humor, light, captivating, entertaining, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: high school, obsession, coming of age, fashion, self discovery, youth, clinic, parents and children, fall in love, small town, teenage life, school, friends, prom, misfit, inventions and discoveries, love and romance, rave, high school life, small town life, buddies, social misfits, life turned upside down, awkwardness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about youth, teenage life, coming of age, high school, love and romance, high school life and friends mostly in Comedy, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Gretchen: Wild Chicks in Love (2007), The Outcasts (2017), 16 to Life (2009), Hatley High (2003), Campus Confidential (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Wild Chicks in Love (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, talky, realistic
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, romance, love and romance, youth, best friends, high school life, fall in love, friendship, self confidence, youth gang, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.5
 4K
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, touching, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, disorder, vengeance, high school, youth, society, coming of age, rivalry, teenage life, misfit, prank, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.4
 445
16 to Life (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Romantic comedy. A small town teenager's angst about sexual inexperience drives a comic quest for love and understanding on a birthday to end all birthdays.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: farce, affection, looking for love, teenage life, matchmaking, couples, youth, love and romance, small town, singleness, self discovery, first love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, midwest, china, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.1
 437
Hatley High (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Canadian teen comedy Hatley High sends up high school sports rituals by placing a most unlikely competitive game at the center of its story: that of chess. Tommy (Nicholas Wright) is a new arrival in his parents' hometown of Hatley, whose ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: chess, teenage love, rivalry, love and romance, teenage life, small town life, ambition, cheerleader, high school, school, wizards and magicians, rising to stardom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, social relations, teenage love, teenage life, lifestyle, misfit partners, suburbs, high school life, friendship, misfit, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 2.6
 3K
Popstar (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenage girls life gets turned upside down when a new school friend turns out to be a popstar.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: pop star, romance, youth, family life, lifestyle, musician's life, showbiz, misfit, teenage love, ultimatum, parents and children, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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
Plot: misfit, high school life, against the odds, ambition, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Color of Milk (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Selma's mother died giving birth to her, and Selma's step aunt is living proof that men only cause trouble. So the 11 year old girl makes a deal with her best friends that they will stay away from boys and dedicate their lives to science. ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family relations, love and romance, romance, best friends, friendship, teenage love, fall in love, teenage life, self discovery, friends, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 6.3
 907
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, youth, misfit, teenage life, high school life, friendship, silly humor, school, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.3
 8K
LOL (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lola, a striking teenaged girl who is on the cusp of adulthood, who longs to rush into the adult world of independence, freedom and sexual exploits, but is tenaciously held back by her mother.
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, high school life, teenage love, youth, high school, love and romance, parents and children, self discovery, coming of age, hopes, optimism, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Max Embarrassing (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Max is hitting puberty, and foxy Ofelia from class has touched his heart. He now plans to spend Christmas break with her or, at the very least, New Year's Eve. Watching her little boy grow up, his mother Agnete doesn't know what leg to ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, parents and children, teenage love, family relations, new year, youth, teenage life, school life, eccentric family, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Bart Got a Room (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Everyone is searching for love in director Brian Hecker's semi-autobiographical story. Danny Stein, a high school senior at the bottom of the social food chain, needs a prom date. As a cause of anxiety for Danny, Bart Beeber, the nerdiest guy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, love and romance, wooing, teenage love, lifestyle, buddies, misfit, youth, underdog, partners, unlikely couple, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.0
 6K
Not Cool (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: NOT COOL follows former prom king and college freshman Scott (Shane Dawson) who has just returned home for Thanksgiving break only to be dumped by his eccentric, long-term girlfriend. With his world turned upside down, Scott strikes an unlikely ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sex comedy
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, couples, college life, youth, unlikely couple, friends, small town, homecoming, small town life, romance, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.5
 269
Stacy's Mom (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about four adolescent buddies whose raging hormones zero in on their friends mom.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: coming of age, puberty, sexual fantasy, innocence, friends, rivalry, buddies, family relations, parents and children, youth, fall in love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.7
 2K
16-Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the number one junior player in the country is injured, she begins to discover the teenage life she never got to live... and find the love she never thought she'd have.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: prom, tennis, fall in love, teenage life, lifestyle, teenage love, self discovery, fish out of water, popularity, contests and competitions, rivalry, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, russia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.1
 487
Cheeky Girls (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teen-aged girlfriends navigate multiple love triangles.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: school, friends, youth, coming of age, high school, teenage life, love and romance, high school life, family relations, lifestyle, school life, teenage crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 882
Just Peck (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At 104 pounds dripping wet, baby-faced sophomore Michael Peck (age 15) is not exactly the coolest guy at American High. Peck’s teachers make him feel like an idiot, his classmates make him feel like a geek and his home life is just as bad, with ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: high school, friendship, science fair, high school life, teenage love, parents and children, lifestyle, ambition, teenage life, disorder, family relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 1K
Love Hurts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him, middle-aged Ben Bingham slips into a funk and refuses to change out of his pajamas. Justin, Ben's 17-year-old son, has the cure for what ails his depressed dad: he gives Ben a makeover and pushes him out into the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, parents and children, teenage love, fall in love, lifestyle, doctor, looking for love, friendship, youth, love and romance, renewed love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Battle of Shaker Heights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A quirky teen with a penchant for war reenactments, Kelly Ernswiler obsesses over military tactics with his buddy Bart. The school bully is one of Kelly's regular headaches, and he also has to deal with a frustrating situation at home, where ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, friends, addiction, human nature, contests and competitions, lifestyle, family relations, teenage life, friendship, fall in love ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, coming of age, teenage love, school, love and romance, youth, family relations, best friends, parents and children, friends, high school life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 84K
The DUFF (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bianca's universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a ‘DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock and her favorite teacher. Together ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, youth, teenager, high school life, teenage life, adolescence, teenagers, popularity, friendship, high school student, friends, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Legally Blondes (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Moving from England to California, the youngest cousins of Elle Woods must defend themselves when their schools reigning forces turn on the girls and try to frame them for a crime.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: twins, fashion, coming of age, youth, high school life, fish out of water, friendship, teenage life, friends, school dance, siblings relations, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 720
Schools Out (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: June 1990, a large provincial town. It's the last day of class before the baccalaureate: a small group of graduates happily leaves high school - In the ambient euphoria, Lucas empties his bag: without mince words, he says out loud to his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: teachers and students, love affair, teenage life, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, coming of age, romance, college, power relations, high school, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, social misfits, high school life, teenage life, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, friends, family, diary, middle school, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Getting That Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When East Coast teen Mandy Meyers moves to Los Angeles with her family, she's thrown into the fast life at McDermott High, where the pretty girls rule the school and two very different guys want to date her.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, high school, romance, teenage life, love triangle, youth, first love, popularity, high school life, love and romance, kissing in the rain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Too Young to Marry (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Connecticut high school students Max Doyle and Jessica Carpenter fall in love and feel making love isn't enough, so they brave everyone's objections and get married.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: hopes, romance, love and romance, lovers reunited, fall in love, college, coming of age, interracial relations, best friends, college life, hotshot lawyer, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 6K
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, siblings relations, disorder, school expulsion, power relations, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 1K
Book of Love (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: John Twiller takes down his high school yearbook and begins to reminiscence about that time he first moved into the neighborhood in 1956. His teenage self, Jack is obsessed with Lily one of the more popular girls around. The sole obstacle is Angelo, ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: prom, teenage love, friendship, high school, fish out of water, americana, youth, romance, friends, fall in love, couple relations, self discovery ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 15K
Sleepover (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As their first year of high school looms ahead, best friends Julie, Hannah, Yancy and Farrah have one last summer sleepover. Little do they know they're about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Desperate to shed their nerdy status, they ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, high school, slumber party, youth, friends, high school life, clubbing, love and romance, teenage life, friendship, party, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Promedio Rojo (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, Chile
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nerdy comic book aficionado Roberto Rodriguez battles low self-esteem, loser friends and vicious high school bullies as he vies for the heart of Cristina, the hot new girl from Madrid.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, high school, teenage life, rivalry, social misfits, misfit, love and romance, daydreamer, friends, silly humor, wooing, romantic rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%