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The Jerk Theory (2009)
 5.4
 4K
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 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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: high school, dating, fall in love, teenage love, romance, high school life, wooing, teenage life, couple relations, teenager, couples, lifestyle, college, sex, singer, teenage girl, empire, youth, friends, love and romance, society, dog, dancing, football, football player ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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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 love and romance, teenage life, youth, romance, high school, teenager and teenage love mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Jerk Theory: Picture This (2008), Prom (2011), The Girl Next Door (2004), StarStruck (2010), A Cinderella Story (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Picture This (2008)
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, romantic
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, high school life, love and romance, teenage love, wooing, high school hunk, teenage life, youth, nightlife, lifestyle, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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100%
 5.4
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Prom (2011)
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: feel good, light, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: prom, teenage love, teenager, high school, unlikely couple, wooing, friendship, opposites attract, teenage life, love and romance, teen romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Girl Next Door (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Exceptionally ambitious high schooler Matthew has aspirations for a career in politics when he falls in love with his gorgeous 19-year-old neighbor, Danielle. But Matthew's bright future is jeopardized when he finds Danielle was once a porn ...
Style: sex comedy, sexy, teen sex comedy, funny, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenager, youth, teenage sex, dream come true, high school, lifestyle, couple relations, porn star, high school life, teenage love, fall in love, virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, california, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
 16K
StarStruck (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jessica Olsen goes to Los Angeles with nothing more in mind that visiting her grandparents while her sister tries to meet Christopher Wilde. One night she meets Christopher Wilde. They go an an adventure around Los Angeles and start to like each ...
Style: romantic, light, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, teenager, love and romance, teenage life, pop star, celebrity, youth, fall in love, paparazzi, happy ending, couples, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, michigan, malibu california
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67%
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A Cinderella Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Montgomery is a tomboyish, unpopular girl at school. She has been text messaging a somebody named Nomad for a few months and he asks her to meet him at the Halloween dance at 11:00 in the middle of the dance floor. The only problem is, she must ...
Style: romantic, feel good, fairy tale, modern fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick, date night
Plot: high school, teenager, romance, cinderella, cinderella story, teenage girl, youth, happy ending, teenage love, fall in love, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 97K
She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, teenager, high school, opposites attract, bet, fall in love, adolescence, youth, teenage girl, teen romance, teenage love, prom ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Another Cinderella Story (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, 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: romantic, feel good, modern fairy tale, fairy tale, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, family outing, kids ...
Plot: cinderella, cinderella story, high school, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, pop star, school, youth, evil stepmother, love affair, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 161K
She's the Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Viola Johnson is in a real jam. Complications threaten her scheme to pose as her twin brother, Sebastian, and take his place at a new boarding school. She falls in love with her handsome roommate, Duke, who loves beautiful Olivia, who has fallen for ...
Style: feel good, romantic, funny, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: high school, romance, teenager, cross dressing, soccer, tomboy, sport, teenage love, roommate, hidden identity, teen romance, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: london, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 4.3
 57K
LOL (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, ...
Style: romantic, light, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, high school life, youth, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, best friends, teen romance, high school, happy ending, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
10 Things I Hate About You (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: feel good, witty, semi serious, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, love and romance, battle of the sexes, high school, opposites attract, unlikely couple, cheerleader, high school life, fall in love, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
John Tucker Must Die (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After discovering they are all dating the same same guy, three popular students from different cliques band together for revenge, so they enlist the help of a new gal in town and conspire to break the jerk's heart, while destroying his ...
Style: romantic, funny, humorous, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, womanizer, high school life, teenager, teen romance, teenage love, romance, teenage girl, school, vengeance, cheerleading, popularity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: prom, high school, teenage love, friendship, fish out of water, youth, americana, romance, fall in love, couple relations, self discovery, friends ...
Time: 50s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: school, high school, coming of age, teenage life, teenage love, love and romance, parents and children, youth, friends, high school life, teenager, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, new zealand, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 1K
Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, filmmaking, couple relations, hidden identity, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, actor's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
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: romantic, light, witty, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids ...
Plot: high school, teenager, romance, opposites attract, youth, initially antagonists, teenage life, unlikely couple, love and romance, school, fall in love, teen romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, washington state, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: high school, prom, teenage love, friendship, high school life, love and romance, high school hunk, teenager, romance, couples, disney, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 19K
Get Over It (2001)
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: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, teenager, fall in love, teenage life, shakespeare, love triangle, mentor, happy ending, adolescence, underdog, high school life, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 15K
Bandslam (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A high school social outcast and the popular girl bond through a shared love of music.
Style: romantic, humorous, semi serious, light, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, music, rock band, cheerleading, teenage love, ambition, friends, love and romance, rock and roll, hopes, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new jersey, california, texas, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A valedictorian's declaration of love for a high-school cheerleader launches a night of revelry, reflection and romance for a group of graduating seniors.
Style: sexy, humorous, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, unlikely couple, youth, fall in love, opposites attract, high school, adolescence, nerd, popular girl, love and romance, couple relations, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mitchie can't wait to go back to Camp Rock and spend the summer making new music with her friends and superstar Shane Gray. But the slick new camp across the lake, Camp Star, has drummed up some serious competition — featuring newcomers Luke ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens
Plot: summer camp, rivalry, camp, teenage life, ambition, artists and showbiz, music band, teenage love, singing competition, friendship, friends, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 71K
The First Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. Although they go to different schools, ...
Style: romantic, sexy, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, teenager, romance, youth, love, first love, love and romance, love story, first sex, teenage love, teenage life, virgin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, melancholic, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, pre-teens, chick flick ...
Plot: teenage love, high school life, teenager, disney, romance, dancing, love and romance, youth, ambition, music, country club, talent show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
When Inge Is Dancing (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The ambitious punk rocker Max and the eco-activist Inge cannot stand each other, ever since Max publicly exposed her by singing the offensive song "When Inge is Dancing" in front of the whole school. But for Max and his classmates Fabio, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: opposites attract, music band, desire for fame, ambition, friends, romance, teenage life, social relations, music, artists and showbiz, high school, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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How to Fall in Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An accountant, who never quite grew out of his awkward teenage years, finds himself with a dating coach - she happens to be his high school crush as well. Thanks to his coach, he gets a pretty woman he has his sights on for some time, but realizes ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, true love, fall in love, accountant, physical appearance, romance, couple relations, teaching the ways of the world, couples, love interest, love affair, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, love and romance, teenage love, wooing, friends, lifestyle, buddies, partners, underdog, youth, unlikely couple, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008)
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: feel good, funny, sweet, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenager, teenage love, nightlife, teenage life, youth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romance, high school, unlikely couple, love, ex couple relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The American Mall (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The executive producers of High School Musical keep the good times rolling with this upbeat musical comedy set in the one place every American teenager's home away from home - the local shopping mall. Ally (Nina Dobrev) is an optimistic ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ambition, musician, save the day, lifestyle, youth, love and romance, rise to the top, musician's life, teenage life, optimism, desire for fame, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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), ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: romance, high school, youth, misfit, win over, disorder, wooing, nothing goes right, social relations, college, coming of age, girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
American High School (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Small lives begin at the end of high school for this surreal society. A senior who married young must contend with her life, love, and pursuit of individuality and femininity in a narcissistic, misogynistic world of irony. Gwen Adams, her husband ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, teen sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenager, high school, high school life, youth, lifestyle, couples, love and romance, love triangle, sexual relations, looking for sex, intrigue, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 6K
Trojan War (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Brad is about to hook up with the girl of his dreams, but runs into a problem, no condom. So Brad sets out into the night to find one, running into many obstacles along the way, while not knowing his best friend, Leah is in love with him.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, teen comedy
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love, college, best friends in love, teenage love, teenage life, high school, party, teenager, gang, robbery, school, loss of virginity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%