Movies like The Breakfast Club

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The Breakfast Club (1985)
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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: talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, sentimental, clever, feel good, intense, harsh ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night, family outing, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, friendship, introspection, popular girl, teenage angst, rebelliousness, youth, teachers and students, teenage love, love and romance, adolescence, lifestyle, hopes, popularity, misfit, loneliness, friends, teenage life, power relations, geek, bully ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois

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Most similar movies to The Breakfast Club

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about youth, teenager, friendship, high school, teenage life, coming of age and teenage boy mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Breakfast Club: Sixteen Candles (1984), Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), Pretty in Pink (1986), 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Mean Girls (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, teenage love, self discovery, high school life, birthday, teenage life, youth, first love, love and romance, coming of age, high school hunk ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, kids, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: skipping school, coming of age, friendship, high school, generation gap, high school life, when the parents are away, family relations, teacher, teenage life, teenager, boss ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 81K
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: melancholic, romantic, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, high school life, high school, teenage love, rich man poor woman, love, romance, relationships, best friends, teenage life, friends, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, witty, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: opposites attract, high school, romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, youth, teenage life, teen romance, teenager, initially antagonists, teenage love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, first love, teenage love, friendship, teenager, high school life, adolescence, teenage life, suicide, shyness, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, year 1991
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.1
 377K
Mean Girls (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, popularity, teenager, teenage life, popular girl, fish out of water, high school life, student, stereotypes, adolescence, rivalry, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, africa, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Dazed and Confused (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 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: feel good, talky, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school, marijuana, adolescence, coming of age, stoners, friendship, graduation, teacher, bully, party ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976, 80s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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Story: High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: nerd, weed, social misfits, friendship, cheerleader, socially awkward, teenage life, high school, social relations, teacher, slacker, high school student ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1980
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Say Anything... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A budding romance between noble underachiever Lloyd Dobler and high school valedictorian Diane Court is threatened when Diane's overly possessive, disapproving father interferes with their relationship. With a prized scholarship to study abroad ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: high school, opposites attract, romance, first love, family disapproval, graduation, coming of age, youth, young lovers, boyfriend, couples, wooing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, england, washington d.c., usa, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 91K
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, surreal, semi serious, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, virginity, love and romance, loss of virginity, teenage love, social relations, adolescence, bullying, first love, high school life, first sex, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: wales, england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, high school, loss of virginity, first sex, friendship, high school life, abortion, teenage love, unwanted pregnancy, youth, teenager, teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, southern california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 103K
Paper Towns (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life-dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge-he ...
Style: exciting, emotional, captivating, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, adolescence, teenage boy, teenager, friendship, high school, adventure, youth, friends, love and romance, high school life, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, orlando florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, semi serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: depression, mental illness, coming of age, psychiatric ward, teenage love, teenage life, friendship, mental institution, anxiety, teenage boy, adolescence, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Charlie Bartlett (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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: cynical, sentimental, humorous, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: bully, psychiatrist, adolescence, girlfriend, depression, high school, teenage life, popularity, drugs, private school, youth, acceptance ...
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: touching, realistic, semi serious, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: summer, friendship, loneliness, vacation, teenager, shyness, teenage love, family problems, youth, teenage life, parents and children, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: sexual, humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, sex, teenager, coming of age, loss of virginity, teenage love, contests and competitions, prostitute, virgin, looking for sex, young lovers, high school life ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Spectacular Now (2013)
Genre: 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, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: teenager, coming of age, teenage love, youth, first love, teenage life, first sex, couples, family relations, classmate, drinking problem, first kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, philadelphia, california, new jersey
⇓ 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: teen sex comedy, sexy, sex comedy, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: teenager, porn star, teenage love, teenage sex, student, fall in love, sexual attraction, youth, dream come true, lifestyle, couple relations, pornographic video ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, las vegas, california, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 388K
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, teen sex comedy, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenager, teenage life, teenage girl, popularity, teenage boy, loss of virginity, teenage love, classmate, youth, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, xian, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 5K
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, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage pregnancy, pregnancy, adoption, romance, high school, coming of age, family problems, teenage love, young lovers, teenager, family relations, love story ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 10K
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, compassionate, clever, thought provoking, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: friendship, high school, teenage life, misfit, physical appearance, small town, overweight child, freak, social relations, teachers and students, mentor, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 life, love and romance, friendship, self discovery, high school, youth, teenage love, leukemia, high school life, friends, mentally unstable, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 15K
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: teenage love, prom, opposites attract, high school, friendship, unlikely couple, teenage life, wooing, teenager, love and romance, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.1
 21K
Diner (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1959, Diner shows how five young men resist their adulthood and seek refuge in their beloved Diner. The mundane, childish, and titillating details of their lives are shared. But the golden moments pass, and the men shoulder their ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: friendship, diner, gambling debt, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, love and romance, twentysomething life, introspection, couples, youth, buddies, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, new jersey
⇓ 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, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, car race, small town, radio, friendship, first love, party, love at first sight, teenage love, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, dating ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 70s, 50s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, high school life, teenage love, teenage life, teen romance, happy ending, love and romance, couple relations, friendship, family relations, music, basketball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 121K
Ghost World (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record collector, one of them befriends him, which causes a rift in the girls' ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, coming of age, age difference, blues, friendship, graduation, teenage life, adolescence, best friends, youth, suburbs, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 213K
Clueless (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, touching, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: high school, opposites attract, fashion, popularity, teen romance, couples, teenage life, love and romance, youth, popular girl, teenage love, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 7K
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, love and romance, teenage love, high school, nothing goes right, parents and children, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, juvenile delinquency, drug use, love and romance, teenage life, teenage love, youth, lifestyle, hardcase students, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, nightlife ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%