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High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special (2020)
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High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The cast of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” delivers an abundance of feel-good holiday cheer as they perform their favorite Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s songs and share their fondest holiday memories.
Style: humorous, sentimental, romantic, feel good
Plot: christmas, holiday, teenage life, family relations, love and romance, follow your dream, disney, teenager, dancing, teenage love, basketball, music, friendship, christmas movie, teachers and students, parents and children, singing, happy ending, sport team, high school, christmas season, christmas carol

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and realistic films with plots about love and romance, teenage life, high school, friendship, family relations, teenage love and happy ending mostly in Comedy, Drama and Musical genres. Some movies like High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special: High School Musical (2006), Christmas Harmony (2018), High School Musical 2 (2007), A Country Christmas Story (2013), Angus (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, humorous, sentimental, feel good, melancholic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, singing, teenage life, teenage love, teachers and students, parents and children, sport team, follow your dream, friendship, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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High School Musical (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Troy (Zac Efron), the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella (Vanessa Anne Hudgens), the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: high school life, high school, teenage love, teenage life, happy ending, love and romance, friendship, family relations, sport team, music, couple relations, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, utah
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46%
Christmas Harmony (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young woman returns to her small hometown to rediscover music, family bonds, and the magic of the Christmas season.
Style: romantic, entertaining, feel good, humorous, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas movie, christmas, holiday, uncle nephew relationship, singer, father daughter relationship, male female relationship, love interest, fall in love, musician, homecoming, christmas spirit ...
Place: los angeles
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30%
High School Musical 2 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The East High Wildcats are ready to have the time of their lives. Troy (Zac Efron) is thrilled when he’s offered a job in a country club, but it’s all part of Sharpay’s (Ashley Tisdale) plot to lure him away from Gabriella (Vanessa Hudgens). ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: teenage love, high school life, youth, love and romance, ambition, country club, talent show, teenage life, follow your dream, buddies, romance, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
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High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ― and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, teenage love, friendship, prom, high school hunk, high school life, love and romance, teenage life, buddies, couple relations, couples, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
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28%
A Country Christmas Story (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A starry-eyed young girl journeys from the mountains of Appalachia to the stage at Dollywood, where she discovers the impact of African-Americans on the world of country music - while at the same time competing in a country music competition for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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28%
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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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: friendship, prank, school, public humiliation, teenage life, misfit, teenage love, love and romance, high school, nothing goes right, parents and children, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Sunday School Musical (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two competing groups of high school students must rally together and enter a song and dance competition in order to save their church from closing.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, church, follow your dream, lifestyle, music band, rivalry, friends, teachers and students, teenage love, ambition, save the day, choir ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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24%
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Cry-Baby (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: A prim and proper schoolgirl goes against her mother's wishes when she dates a motorcycle-riding juvenile delinquent.
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, satirical, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: forbidden love, rock and roll, gang, teenage love, rivalry, teenage life, juvenile delinquent, fall in love, juvenile delinquency, youth, dancing, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, South Africa, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young kid (Pinkston) is forced to live out the lies he told to become popular.
Style: humorous, romantic, entertaining, feel good, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: wish come true, high school, lie, teenage life, high school life, misfit, fish out of water, fantasy becomes reality, teachers and students, basketball, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rich and nasty woman returns to her hometown to evict everyone but discovers the true meaning of Christmas thanks to the local townsfolk – and an actual angel. Features 14 original songs with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton!
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, sentimental, colourful
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, christmas spirit, rich man, christmas movie, christmas season, character change, human nature, employer employee relationship, greed, self discovery, regret ...
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23%
White as Milk, Red as Blood (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Leo falls in love with Beatrice, a slightly older high-school student who has leukemia.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, love and romance, teenage life, high school, self discovery, youth, leukemia, friends, power relations, social relations, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Fast Forward (1985)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eight young people from Ohio who are dancers, come to New York, to compete in a major talent competition. But when they get there, they learn that they have to wait some time before they take part in it. So they try to do their best to survive in ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, friends, couples, music band, coming of age, love and romance, contests and competitions, dancer's life, ambition, follow your dream, family relations, high school life ...
Time: 80s
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 96 min.
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Audience: girls' night, date night
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Genre: Comedy, Musical, Drama
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Duration: 114 min.
Story: Misfits in their lives back home, a group of young people live it up at musical-theater camp. While the sports counselor is completely ignored, the kids' spend all their time in rehearsal for a grueling schedule that involves a new show every ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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One Starry Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Story: An aspiring astronomy professor finds unexpected Christmas romance when she meets a charming cowboy during her holiday travel. As she decides between this new cowboy and her practical boyfriend, she must decide whether it's better to play it ...
Style: light, captivating, romantic, sincere
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My Dad's Christmas Date (2020)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 91 min.
Story: It’s Christmas and the charming city of York, home to Jules, 16 and her Dad, David is decked out ready for the festive season. In many ways, David and Jules’ relationship is no different from that of most fathers and their sixteen-year-old ...
Style: light, entertaining, funny, captivating, sweet ...
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21%
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Just Peck (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
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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
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Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, romantic
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Kick'n Rush (2003)
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Story: The story revolves around Jakob, Bo and Mikkel - three friends who spend their days lusting over unattainable women and engaging in a variety of illegal activities (i.e. they'll rent a movie and then break into a house to watch it). After ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
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Style: romantic, humorous, entertaining, feel good, light
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Bye Bye Birdie (1995)
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, talky ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil dictator threatens to take over the kingdom, Princess Rosalinda gets put into the Princess Protection Program. She is taken under the wing of General Joe Mason, an agent from the agency, and his daughter, Carter, who works after school ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 106 min.
Story: With his carefree lifestyle on the line, a wealthy charmer poses as a ranch hand to get a hardworking farmer to sell her family’s land before Christmas.
Style: light, romantic, feel good, entertaining
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The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Best friends Galleria, Chanel, Dorinda, and Aqua, A.K.A. the girl band "The Cheetahs," get the opportunity of a lifetime when they strut their way to Barcelona, Spain, to perform in an international music festival. Along the way, the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: date night, teens
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