Movies like The Jerk Theory

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The Jerk Theory
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 relationships, but when Adam meets and falls for Molly, who doesn"t fall for his jerk routine, Adam is forced to reconsider his dating philosophy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, teenage love, fall in love, romance, love and romance, youth, couple relations, singer, dating, wooing, high school life, teenage life, society, couples, friends, american football player, lifestyle, manners, body paint, saint, telephone number, mascot, ex girlfriend, basketball game, rappelling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and feel good films with plots about love and romance, high school, youth, romance, teenage life, teenage love and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Jerk Theory: Prom (2011), 10 Things I Hate About You (2009), Picture This (2008), Get Over It (2001), How to Deal (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Prom
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At “Prom,” every couple has a story and no two are exactly alike. As the big dance approaches for Nova Prescott, it’s a battle of wills as she finds herself drawn to the guy who gets in the way of her perfect prom. Fellow seniors Mei and Tyler ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage love, prom, high school life, teenage life, love and romance, youth, friends, fountain, single parent, waitress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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10 Things I Hate About You
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Outspoken Kat Stratford couldn't be less like her sister, super sweet, yet kinda conformist Bianca. The only things they seem to have in common are being new at school and their overprotective dad.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, siblings relations, teenage love, sitcom, romance, high school life, teenage life, love and romance, youth, family relations, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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System:   91%
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Picture This
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bookish and unpopular Mandy finds her luck finally changing when Drew, the school hottie, invites her to the year's biggest party. But with being grounded and Drew's ex-girlfriend bent on thwarting her, Mandy may be destined to remain a ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, high school life, romance, teenage life, coming of age, love and romance, youth, teenage love, parents and children, family relations, school, high school hunk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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System:   70%
    User:   57%
 
 5.8
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Get Over It
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Berke Landers, a popular high school basketball star, gets dumped by his life-long girlfriend, Allison, he soon begins to lose it. But with the help of his best friend Felix's sister Kelly, he follows his ex into the school's spring ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, romance, teenager, love triangle, teenagers, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, love and romance, youth, stereotypes, shakespeare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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How to Deal
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, high school, coming of age, pregnancy, teenager, divorce, drugs/alcohol, friendship, teenagers, relationships, teenage life, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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System:   66%
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10 Things I Hate About You
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: high school, romance, shakespeare, opposites attract, teenager, teacher, school, geek, single father, deception, friendship, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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System:   60%
    User:   75%
 
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nick cannot stop obsessing over his ex-girlfriend, Tris, until Tris' friend Norah suddenly shows interest in him at a club. Thus beings an odd night filled with ups and downs as the two keep running into Tris and her new boyfriend while ...
Style: talky, feel good, semi serious, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: music, romance, teenager, coming of age, gay, adolescence, unlikely couple, love, rock, love story, relationships, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   51%
 
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High School Musical 3: Senior Year
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: high school, music, romance, dancing, teenager, dance, couple relations, disney, hip hop, teenage love, high school life, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa
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System:   57%
    User:   100%
 
High School Musical 2
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 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, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: music, romance, high school, buddies, dancing, disney, dance, young lovers, hip hop, couple relations, resort, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa
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System:   54%
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Boys and Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ryan and Jennifer are opposites who definitely do not attract. At least that's what they always believed. When they met as twelve-year-olds, they disliked one another. When they met again as teenagers, they loathed each other. But when they ...
Style: clever, talky, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, friendship, college, high school, unlikely couple, opposites attract, geek, college life, love and romance, happy ending, women, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, campus, los angeles, san francisco
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System:   53%
    User:   47%
 
Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular couple, Janey and Lynne are determined to audition. The ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: friendship, dancing, dance, coming of age, vengeance, teenager, high school, contests and competitions, hip hop, competition, follow your dream, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   51%
    User:   61%
 
Love Don't Cost a Thing
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: High school loser (Cannon) pays a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool. Remake of 1987's Can't Buy Me Love, starring Patrick Dempsey.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: hip hop, high school, opposites attract, romance, social differences, high school life, physical appearance, geek, fall in love, fight scenes, dishonesty, cheerleading ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
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System:   51%
    User:   100%
 
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Heart & Soul
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 1956: The shy Jonathan's luck with girls changes when he wins the rebellious Gene as a friend in his last year of high school. Gene is adored by many girls and manages to teach Jonathan a few lessons. Gene himself would rather just be with one ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, buddies, college, romance, young lovers, opposites attract, small town, friendship, school, teenage love, wooing, first love ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
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System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
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High School Musical
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: high school, music, teenager, basketball, happy ending, follow your dream, dancing, disney, hip hop, dance, high school life, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, utah
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System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
From Justin to Kelly
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A lonely, sexually repressed man. A depressed woman. A summer camp. On this fateful night, they will meet... and their hearts will become one.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: romance, dancing, fall in love, lame, family, reality tv, musician's life, hip hop, music, performer's life, young lovers, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, miami, pennsylvania, texas, usa
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System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
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Valley Girl
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, coming of age, romance, punk, teenager, friendship, hollywood, friends, dancing, drinking, fall in love, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, australia
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System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
Seven Minutes in Heaven
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Natalie allows her classmate Jeff, who ran away from home after a fight with his stepfather, to stay at her place while her father is away on a business trip. Natalie soon starts dating Jeff's friend James Casey, who isn't as faithful as ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, teenage love, teenage life, when the parents are away, love and romance, love triangle, youth, teenager, coming of age, friends, high school life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
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Book of Love
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, self discovery, college, high school, suburbs, college life, coming of age, romance, teenage life, love and romance, youth, friendship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california
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System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
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No Small Affair
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The 16 years old amateur photographer Charles accidentally takes a photo of Laura - and falls in love with her, when he develops the picture. He finds out that she works as singer in a bar, but is about to be thrown out. Although rejected at first ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, romance, teenager, obsession, high school, rock, love, young lovers, nightclub, teenage love, coming-of-age, teacher ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
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System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
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Satisfaction
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a young rock group called The Mystery gets its first gig at a club, it's an opportunity to see what life is all about! Fresh out of high school, the rockers are hired by an exclusive beach resort thanks to a faded '60s songwriter. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: music, friendship, romance, coming of age, rock, music band, resort, teenager, rock and roll, desire for fame, high school, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, hawaii
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System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
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Grease
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: romance, high school, coming of age, dance, teacher, teenager, opposites attract, disco, love, school, verbal byplay, school dance ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 80s, year 1959
Place: california, usa, australia
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System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
Hannah Montana: The Movie
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Miley Stewart (aka pop-star Hannah Montana) gets too caught up in the superstar celebrity lifestyle, her dad decides it's time for a total change of scenery. But sweet nibblets! Miley must trade in all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: family, music, romance, culture clash, fish out of water, small town, best friends, farm, dancing, alter ego, hidden identity, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tennessee, usa, malibu california
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System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
Bart Got a Room
Genre: Comedy
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, prom, social misfits, unlikely couple, self discovery, looking for sex, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
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The Lizzie McGuire Movie
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lizzie McGuire has graduated from middle school and takes a trip to Rome, Italy.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night, pre-teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: family, friendship, romance, fashion, destiny, buddies, mistaken identity, dancing, teenager, teenage life, love and romance, disney ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
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16-Love
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, fairy tale
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: athlete's life, romance, self discovery, sport, fall in love, teenage love, relationship vs career, teenage life, ambition, love and romance, youth, prodigy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, russia
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System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
It's a Boy Girl Thing
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenager, school, romance, switching roles, geek, farce, popularity, teenagers, college, curses spells and rituals, cheerleading ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
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System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
Another Cinderella Story
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A guy who danced with what could be the girl of his dreams at a costume ball only has one hint at her identity: the Zune she left behind as she rushed home in order to make her curfew. And with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in front of him, he ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, orphan, cinderella story, love and romance, romance, youth, siblings relations, teenage love, teenage life, fall in love, dance, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   45%
    User:   100%
 
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Formula 17
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: More interested in romance than sex, "Formula 17" swoons with youthful innocence. Naive country-boy Tien-Tsai travels to Taipei, where his quest to lose his virginity is impeded by his insistence on finding true love first. The film's ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexual
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: city life, romance, best friends, buddies, high school, gays and lesbians, urban, friendship, young lovers, coming of age, virgin, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan, taipei
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System:   44%
    User:   46%
 

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Music and Lyrics
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.
Style: clever, feel good, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love, fall in love, musician's life, happy ending, urban, music, performer's life, music business, love story, celebrity culture, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, london
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Getting That Girl
Genre: Comedy, 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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, epic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, romance, teenage love, high school life, high school, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, youth, kissing in the rain, anti authority, unwanted kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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