Movies like The Breakfast Club

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The Breakfast Club (1985)
 7.9
 315K
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, clever, sincere, semi serious, interesting, intense, harsh, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, teenager, teenage love, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, introspection, teachers and students, coming of age, misfit, friendship, youth, hopes, teenage life, love and romance, popularity, friends, marijuana, geek, detention, lifestyle, princess, rebellion, makeover, coming-of-age ...
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, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about high school, youth, teenage life, coming of age, teenager, friendship and high school life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Breakfast Club: Submarine (2010), Sixteen Candles (1984), Pretty in Pink (1986), Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), Dazed and Confused (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 79K
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: teenage love, coming of age, love and romance, bullying, adolescence, virginity, first love, parents and children, crumbling marriage, school, infidelity, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 20th century
Place: wales, england
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100%
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: realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen comedy
Plot: teenager, birthday, high school, teenage love, self discovery, teenage life, high school life, coming of age, gay slur, nerd, convertible, exchange student ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 67K
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, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: high school, friendship, prom, teenage love, record store, slumber party, romance, love, family relations, social misfits, snobbism, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, california
⇓ 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, family relations, when the parents are away, teenage life, car theft, independence, high school life, student, museum ...
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, semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, teenager, adolescence, high school, friendship, teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, party, coming-of-age, small town, americana, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 80s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, 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, sincere, semi serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: radio, coming of age, small town, friendship, first love, car race, party, love at first sight, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage love, buddies, oldies ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 1950s
Place: california, usa
⇓ 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: sexual, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, loss of virginity, first sex, abortion, teacher, innocence lost, surfing, vandalism, unwanted pregnancy, robbery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, friendship, prom, high school, wooing, teenage life, fountain, waitress, single parent, high school life, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sentimental, cynical, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: psychiatrist, depression, private school, coming out, girlfriend, teenage life, bully, popularity, high school, adolescence, acceptance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 106K
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: sincere, humorous, realistic, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: age difference, coming of age, friendship, adolescence, teenage life, best friends, graduation, youth, social outcast, dysfunctional family, older man young girl relationship, geek ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Pump Up the Volume (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mark Hunter is an intelligent but shy teenager who has just moved to suburban Arizona from New York. Unbeknownst to his parents and peers, at 10pm each school night Mark takes to the shortwave radio in his basement and transforms into pirate DJ ...
Style: realistic, serious, witty, gloomy, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: radio, rebellion, teenager, high school, suicide, repression, radio dj, misfit, anti conformity, confession, freedom, rock ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california
⇓ 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: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, prank, public humiliation, blow up doll, school, vengeance, high school life, misfit, lifestyle, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: 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: teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, youth, drinking problem, classmates, couples, teenager, high school, self discovery, prom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 326K
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, coming of age, teenage life, teenage love, notoriety, adolescence, parents and children, love and romance, friends, high school life, youth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 41K
Awkward. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: An irreverent look at the conflict, chaos and humor that defines teenage life through the eyes of 15-year-old Jenna Hamilton whose life begins to change when a simple accident becomes an epic misunderstanding and is blown way out of proportion. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, not serious, ironic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, teenage love, loser, friends, classmates, self esteem, high school life, student, popularity, coming of age, social climbing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 350K
American Pie (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a high-school party, four friends find that losing their collective virginity isn't as easy as they had thought. But they still believe that they need to do so before college. To motivate themselves, they enter a pact to all ...
Style: humorous, sexual, realistic, gross out humor, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: virginity, looking for sex, party, teen sex comedy, teenager, teenage life, teenage love, coming of age, graduation, masturbation, high school life, voyeurism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 165K
17 Again (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, body swapping, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, one more chance, wish come true, family relations, youth, teenage life, family, high school life, basketball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989, 2000s, future ...
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, friendship, self discovery, virgin, teenage girl, high school, teenage life, street kid, innocence lost, high school life, social differences ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, depression, teenage love, love and romance, teenage life, friendship, psychiatric ward, friends, shyness, adolescence, coming of age, supportive friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 51K
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: feel good, light, humorous, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, teenage love, teenage life, best friends, high school life, youth, friends, coming of age, happy ending, friendship, high school, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Baby It's You (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1966 New Jersey, Jill Rosen, a frustrated high schooler, is intrigued by an enigmatic new student known only as the Sheik. Sheik is an Italian whose primary interests are his car, Frank Sinatra, and Jill. At first she is taken aback by his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: innocence lost, college, opposites attract, coming of age, forbidden love, high school, teenage life, couples, social differences, lifestyle, high school life, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new jersey, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, coming of age, juvenile delinquency, lifestyle, society, innocence lost, high school life, teenage love, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, hardcase students, suburban life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 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, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, teenage life, high school life, high school, youth, popularity, friendship, friends, social relations, peer pressure, beauty pageant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 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, feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, pregnancy, high school, coming of age, romance, small town, couples, teenage love, dysfunctional family, small town life, teenage life, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, best friends, obsession, vengeance, hardcase students, sexual relations, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, teachers and students, coming of age, drug dealing, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, politics, friendship, infidelity, self discovery, single parent, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, best friends, fall in love, introspection ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, paris france, milwaukee wisconsin, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 105
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: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, beach, coming of age, teenager, misfit, introspection, ambition, high school, love and romance, athlete's life, hopes, high school life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 702
Girls Town (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four women, Patti, Emma, Angela, and Nicki are completing their last year of high school. Unfortunately for the group, one of their own, Nicki, unexpectedly commits suicide. The three remaining women, upon finding out that Nicki had been raped ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, school, coming of age, vengeance, love and romance, family relations, social misfits, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 10K
Dirty Girl (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, high school, coming of age, on the road, teenager, family problems, teenage life, female protagonist, teacher, reputation, virgin ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, workplace, politics, couples, teenage life, buddies, friends, looking for sex, adolescence vs adulthood, teachers and students, sexual relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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