Movies like The Breakfast Club

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The Breakfast Club (1985)
 7.9
 323K
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, sentimental, clever, interesting, intense, harsh ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, kids
Plot: teenager, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, teachers and students, introspection, teenage love, high school life, friendship, coming of age, rebelliousness, youth, love and romance, misfit, adolescence, lifestyle, hopes, teenage life, popularity, teenage angst, popular girl, friends, loneliness, power relations, prank, marijuana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois

Most similar movies to The Breakfast Club

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about youth, teenage life, coming of age, teenager, high school, friendship and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Breakfast Club: Sixteen Candles (1984), Pretty in Pink (1986), Submarine (2010), Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), Dazed and Confused (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sixteen Candles (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen comedy
Plot: teenager, high school, birthday, teenage love, self discovery, high school life, high school hunk, love and romance, teenage life, first love, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 69K
Pretty in Pink (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage love, prom, record store, romance, love, slumber party, cult, best friends, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 81K
Submarine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old deep-thinking Welsh schoolboy, Oliver Tate struggles to initiate and maintain a relationship with Jordana, his devilish, dark-haired classmate at their Swansea high school. As his parents' marriage begins to fall apart, similar ...
Style: witty, semi serious, talky, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, love and romance, virginity, bullying, adolescence, loss of virginity, first sex, parents and children, crumbling marriage, school, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 20th century
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school slacker pretends to be sick to skip school and have an exciting day off alongside his girlfriend and his best buddy through Chicago, while trying to outwit his obsessive school principal and his unconformited sister along the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: generation gap, coming of age, friendship, high school, when the parents are away, family relations, teenage life, car theft, independence, high school life, student, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dazed and Confused (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum ...
Style: talky, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenager, coming of age, adolescence, high school, friendship, teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, party, coming-of-age, small town, teenage life, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 80s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Follows a group of high school students growing up in southern California, based on the real-life adventures chronicled by Cameron Crowe. Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner are looking for a love interest, and are helped along by their older classmates, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night, date night
Plot: loss of virginity, high school, coming of age, friendship, first sex, abortion, high school life, unwanted pregnancy, youth, teenage love, teacher, school dance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last American Virgin (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The friendship of a group of young friends struggling with teen sex, drugs, and work is jeopardized by a romantic interest which may turn pals into bitter rivals.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, sex, young lovers, contests and competitions, virgin, prostitute, looking for sex, high school life, gender, wooing ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: depression, mental illness, teenage love, teenage life, psychiatric ward, friendship, friends, shyness, psychiatrist, adolescence, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Charlie Bartlett (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Awkward teenager Charlie Bartlett (Anton Yelchin) has trouble fitting in at a new high school. Charlie needs some friends fast, and decides that the best way to find them is to appoint himself the resident psychiatrist. He becomes one of the most ...
Style: humorous, cynical, sentimental, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: psychiatrist, depression, coming out, girlfriend, bully, teenage life, popularity, private school, high school, adolescence, acceptance, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Way Way Back (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, teenager, teenagers, loneliness, shyness, vacation, summer, youth, family problems, teenage life, parents and children, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Graffiti (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A couple of high school graduates spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: radio, coming of age, small town, friendship, teenage love, first love, car race, party, love at first sight, oldies, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1950s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 9K
Terri (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terri, a pajama-clad, disaffected high school student learns how to engage the world with the help of Mr. Fitzgerald, his assistant principal.
Style: melancholic, depressing, compassionate, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, high school, teenage life, misfit, physical appearance, small town, overweight child, freak, teachers and students, mentor, unlikely friendships, bullying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 4K
For Keeps? (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Darcy, editor at her highschool paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of school and already have found places in good colleges. Recently they started to sleep with each other and, surprise, surprise, Darcy gets pregnant. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, high school, coming of age, romance, family problems, teenage love, young lovers, teenage pregnancy, love story, vengeance, justice ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 6K
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, sentimental, humorous, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: friendship, prank, school, public humiliation, teenage life, misfit, teenage love, love and romance, high school, parents and children, nothing goes right, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 10K
Geek Charming (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dylan Schoenfield is the pink princess of the upscale Los Angeles Woodlands Academy. She has the coolest boyfriend, the most popular friends, and a brand-new it bag that everyone covets. But when she accidentally tosses her Serge Sanchez bag into a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, teenage life, popularity, youth, high school life, high school, friendship, friends, love and romance, social relations, peer pressure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Spectacular Now (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Style: sincere, touching, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, teenagers, teenage life, youth, classmates, couples, drinking problem, love and romance, first love, teenager, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 335K
Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: high school, youth, teenage life, adolescence, notoriety, popularity, coming of age, teenage girl, teenage love, friends, love and romance, virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
⇓ 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, 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 ⇓
100%
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Going All the Way (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Korean War--era veterans and ex-classmates "Gunner" Casselman and "Sonny" Burns reunite upon their return home. Gunner, who spent the war years abroad, is trying to convince his mother that his gal Marty is good enough for him, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: friendship, youth, love, teenage love, looking for love, love and romance, small town life, coming of age, adolescence vs adulthood, homecoming, marriage, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 ⇓
50%
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.
Style: realistic, touching, talky, harsh, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, friendship, youth, juvenile delinquency, high school life, friends, kids in trouble, lifestyle, teenage life, coming of age, teenager, teachers and students ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 13K
Rocket Science (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hal, a 15-year-old high-school student with a minor yet socially alienating (and painful) disability: he stutters uncontrollably. Determined to work through the problem, Hal opts for an extreme route he joins the school debating team, which sends ...
Style: sincere, psychological, sentimental, touching, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, debate, teenage life, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, misfit, introspection, fall in love, love and romance, coming of age, society, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Remember the Daze (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the summer of 1999, a group of teenagers, through interconnected narratives, live through their last day of high school and prepare for the future. Holly, once the new girl in school, does whatever it takes to remain popular. Dawn, who is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, juvenile delinquency, teenage love, love and romance, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, hardcase students, nightlife, friends, youth, high school life, high school graduation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Little Darlings (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two 15-year old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, friendship, self discovery, teenage girl, virgin, high school, best friends, teenage love, couples, innocence lost, street kid ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Archie's Final Project (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teen coming-of-age romantic dramedy about a media-obsessed geek and the most beautiful and twisted girl in school.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, hopes, media, teenage love, obsession, high school life, misfit, filmmaking, love and romance, teenage life, teenager, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 106
Out of It (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An introverted nerd and a dumb, violent jock vie for the attentions of a cheerleader.
Style: realistic, sexual, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, beach, coming of age, teenager, friendship, school, athlete's life, teachers and students, love and romance, hopes, teenage life, underdog ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Everybody's Doing It (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Angela and Travis consider having sex for the first time just as their high school starts up an abstinence education program. Making matters worse, a "good girl" collects abstinence pledges from students and blows the whistle on Angela and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, teachers and students, sexual relations, couples, buddies, innocence lost, workplace, teenage love, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 7K
Fandango (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.
Style: road movie, sentimental, touching, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: young lovers, male bonding, coming of age, friendship, student life, obsessive quest, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, on the road, buddies, trip, skydiving ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future
Place: austin texas, texas, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: politics, friendship, infidelity, coming of age, single parent, self discovery, teenage love, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, best friends, introspection ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, paris france, massachusetts, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Hot Times at Montclair High (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's a new year at Montclair High and it's about to become the most tumultuous time for this year's senior crop. At Montclair High School, three different students bond with one another through a variety of comic, dramatic and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, hardcase students, looking for sex, sexual relations, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, obsession, coming of age, vengeance, drug dealing, love and romance, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%