Movies like The Jerk Theory

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The Jerk Theory (2009)
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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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, high school, dating, high school life, wooing, teenage life, couple relations, romance, couples, lifestyle, singer, youth, friends, love and romance, society, american football, dog, dinosaur, party, football player, rock band, saint, singing, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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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 love and romance, youth, teenage life, romance, high school, teenage love and teenager mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Jerk Theory: 10 Things I Hate About You (2009), Prom (2011), She's All That (1999), The Girl Next Door (2004), Picture This (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
10 Things I Hate About You (2009)
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, feel good, sweet, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, love and romance, unlikely couple, teenage life, high school, youth, fall in love, battle of the sexes, romance, overprotective parent, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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100%
 5.4
 14K
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, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, prom, friendship, teenage life, high school, unlikely couple, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, wooing, teenager, first love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: high school, teenage love, high school life, friendship, couples, prom, friends, couple relations, buddies, high school hunk, love and romance, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 79K
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, sentimental, humorous, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, bet, romance, high school life, teenager, cinderella story, youth, teen romance, social misfits, young lovers, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: sexy, funny, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, pornography, youth, fall in love, teenage love, first love, lifestyle, love and romance, sexual attraction, sexual relations, dream come true, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, california, cambodia, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 9K
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, high school life, wooing, high school hunk, high school, teenage life, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, family relations, nightlife, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, fall in love, high school, opposites attract, cinderella, teenage life, teenager, youth, love and romance, high school hunk, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, humorous, witty, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: opposites attract, high school, fall in love, unlikely couple, teenage life, youth, teenage love, love and romance, high school life, boyfriend, teenager, wooing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.7
 17K
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, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, love triangle, teenage life, underdog, high school life, unlikely couple, falling in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fairy, unrequited love, family, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage life, teenage love, love and romance, cinderella, school, pop star, siblings relations, rags to riches, orphan, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
High School Musical 2 (2007)
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, sentimental, feel good, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: teenage love, high school life, love and romance, youth, young lovers, ambition, country club, follow your dream, buddies, teenage life, music, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 52K
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: light, feel good, humorous, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, youth, best friends, love and romance, high school life, happy ending, friends, coming of age, parents and children, kiss, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Whatever It Takes (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A nerdy teen, Ryan Woodman is smitten with the popular and gorgeous Ashley Grant, who apparently has no interest in him. Meanwhile, dim star athlete Chris Campbell has his eye on Ryan's brainy and beautiful friend, Maggie Carter. The two agree ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, friendship, high school life, lifestyle, couples, disorder, wooing, youth, fall in love, teenage life, high school, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)
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: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, cheerleader, fall in love, fish out of water, lifestyle, social differences, opposites attract, youth, couples, dishonesty, cons and scams, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, summer camp, camp, music band, ambition, musician's life, rivalry, youth, artists and showbiz, love and romance, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, friendship, prom, fish out of water, high school, americana, youth, couple relations, friends, self discovery, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: california
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37%
 4.3
 3K
Undiscovered (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of aspiring entertainers try to establish careers for themselves in the city of Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: music band, friendship, showbiz, music, desire for fame, musician's life, rising to stardom, rise and fall, lifestyle, actor's life, friends, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, new york, usa, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 12K
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, teenage life, youth, celebrity, artists and showbiz, opposites attract, school dance, paparazzi, couples, love, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, michigan, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
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: humorous, sexy, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, teenager, love and romance, friends, unlikely couple, cheerleader, opposites attract, popularity, fall in love, popular girl, graduation, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 9K
How to Deal (2003)
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: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage love, romance, youth, love and romance, teenage life, fall in love, society, looking for love, family problems, friendship, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.6
 612
Joy of Sex (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Teenager Leslie Hindenberg, mistakenly believing she has just weeks to live, decides she will lose her virginity before she dies.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, loss of virginity, youth, teenage life, looking for sex, teenage love, sexual relations, wooing, disorder, couples, romance, power relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A love story set in Manhattan, where a florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, love and romance, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, fall in love, couples, romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, falling in love, valentine's day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, parents and children, love and romance, school, high school life, best friends, youth, coming of age, wooing, couples, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Andrea Marr is a bright, straight-A, mature, 18-year-old high school senior on the verge of womanhood who decides to abandon her sheltered, boring lifestyle and her bookish friend Darcy for a look into the local rock and roll scene as a groupie to ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, coming of age, young lovers, lifestyle, best friends, teenage love, teenage life, musician's life, romance, music band, suburbs, innocence lost ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.0
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Stay Cool (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film centers on a successful author who is forced to confront an unrequited high school crush when he returns home to deliver a commencement address to graduating seniors. Shasta O'Neil, a sexy high school senior flirts with the visiting ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, social relations, high school life, homecoming, high school, teenage life, artists and showbiz, disorder, prom, friends, hometown, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Slightly Single in L.A. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dale Squire is a hip, quirky, independent single gal living in the glossy city of Los Angeles. After several failed attempts in quasi-relationships, Dale concludes that finding a meaningful relationship in L.A. is impossible. But being anti-social ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: clubbing, looking for love, love triangle, lifestyle, romance, couples, singleness, rivalry, dating, single, love and romance, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: funny, feel good, exciting, idiotic, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, nightlife, unlikely couple, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsessive quest, youth, ex couple relations, one night, teenagers, romance, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, romantic, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, teenage love, high school life, basketball, revenge, popularity, high school, romance, wooing, cheating, manipulation, cheerleader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: romance, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life, love and romance, high school, wooing, disorder, nothing goes right, social misfits, misfit, youth, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
No Small Affair (1984)
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: teenager, photographer, coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, fall in love, young lovers, nightclub, singer, sex, happy ending, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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