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Superbad (2007)
Comedy

Superbad (2007)

Seth and Evan are best friends, inseparable, navigating the last weeks of high school. Usually shunned by the popular kids, Seth and Evan luck into an invitation to a party, and spend a long day, with the help of their nerdy friend Fogell, trying to score enough alcohol to lubricate the party and inebriate two girls, Jules and Becca, so they can kick-start their sex lives and go off to college with a summer full of experience and new skills. Their quest is complicated by Fogell's falling in with two inept cops who both slow and assist the plan. If they do get the liquor to the party, what then? Is sex the only rite of passage at hand? (Read More)

Themes:robbery, voyeurism, dance, drunkenness, jealousy, drugs, friendship
Locations:school, restaurant, bar
Characters:friend, teenager, masturbation
Period:2000s
Story:high school, fake id, bra and panties, spit in the face, girl stripped down to bra, pink bra, visible thong straps, woman undressing for a man, high school boy, high school senior, high school girl, panties slip, girl stripped down to panties, blue panties, party invitation, party, unexpected kiss, camera focus on female chest, still images during end credits, stealing alcohol

American Pie (1999)
Comedy

American Pie (1999)

Jim, Oz, Finch and Kevin are four friends who make a pact that before they graduate they will all lose their virginity. The hard job now is how to reach that goal by prom night. Whilst Oz begins singing to grab attention and Kevin tries to persuade his girlfriend, Finch tries any easy route of spreading rumors and Jim fails miserably. Whether it is being caught on top of a pie or on the Internet, Jim always ends up with his trusty sex advice from his father. Will they achieve their goal of getting laid by prom night? Or will they learn something much different? (Read More)

Themes:voyeurism, drunkenness, friendship
Locations:school
Characters:friend, masturbation, teenager
Story:bra and panties, girl stripped down to panties, underage sex, teen comedy, vomit, teen movie, underage drinking, high school, loss of virginity, teen angst, premarital sex, mini skirt, scantily clad female, bra, cleavage, voyeur, undressing, slow motion scene, teenage boy, teenage girl

The Spectacular Now (2013)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

The Spectacular Now (2013)

Sutter Keely lives in the now. It's a good place for him. A high school senior, charming and self-possessed, he's the life of the party, loves his job at a men's clothing store, and has no plans for the future. A budding alcoholic, he's never far from his supersized, whiskey-fortified thirst-master cup. But after being dumped by his girlfriend, Sutter gets drunk and wakes up on a lawn with Aimee Finecky hovering over him. She's different: the "nice girl" who reads science fiction and doesn't have a boyfriend. While Aimee has dreams of a future, Sutter lives in the impressive delusion of a spectacular now, yet somehow, they're drawn together. (Read More)

Themes:dance, drunkenness, jealousy, friendship
Locations:school, bar
Characters:friend, teenager
Story:high school senior, generation y, underage drinking, high school, loss of virginity, best friend, hit by a car, bra, classroom, slow motion scene, car accident, cell phone, teenage boy, teenage girl, coming of age, party, dancing, cigarette smoking, mother son relationship, kiss

Dazed And Confused (1993)
Comedy

Dazed And Confused (1993)

It's the last day of school at a high school in a small town in Texas in 1976. The upperclassmen are hazing the incoming freshmen, and everyone is trying to get stoned, drunk, or laid, even the football players that signed a pledge not to.

Themes:robbery, drugs, friendship
Locations:school, bar
Characters:friend, teenager
Story:high school, high school senior, beer run, liquor store, drug humor, underage smoking, one night, bong, one day, teen movie, underage drinking, embarrassment, beer drinking, teen angst, sexual fantasy, suburb, gay slur, classroom, marijuana, punched in the face

Almost Famous (2000) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007)
Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music

Almost Famous (2000)

William Miller is a 15-year-old kid hired by Rolling Stone magazine to tour with and write about Stillwater, an up and coming rock band. This wonderfully witty coming-of-age film follows William as he falls face first to confront life, love, and lingo.

Themes:dance, drunkenness, drugs, friendship
Locations:bar
Characters:friend, teenager
Story:drug humor, underage sex, bong, teen movie, embarrassment, high school, loss of virginity, premarital sex, scantily clad female, cleavage, voyeur, marijuana, undressing, bus, teenage boy, teenage girl, coming of age, panties, party, singing

Kick-ass (2010)
Action, Comedy

Kick-ass (2010)

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan with a few friends and who lives alone with his father. His life is not very difficult and his personal trials not that overwhelming. However, one day he makes the simple decision to become a super-hero even though he has no powers or training. This is why Kick-ass (2010) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007). (Read More)

Themes:robbery, friendship
Locations:school
Characters:masturbation, teenager
Story:high school, girl stripped down to panties, myspace, boy with glasses, teen comedy, bong, crush, loss of virginity, head butt, premarital sex, kicked in the face, fantasy sequence, hit by a car, man with glasses, cocaine, throat slitting, punched in the face, slow motion scene, black comedy, cell phone

The Breakfast Club (1985)
Comedy, Drama

The Breakfast Club (1985)

Beyond being in the same class at Shermer High School in Shermer, Illinois, Claire Standish, Andrew Clark, John Bender, 'Brian Johnson (XIV)' (qv) and Allison Reynolds have little in common, and with the exception of Claire and Andrew, do not associate with each other in school. In the simplest and in their own terms, Claire is a princess, Andrew an athlete, John a criminal, Brian a brain, and Allison a basket case. But one other thing they do have in common is a nine hour detention in the school library together on Saturday, March 24, 1984, under the direction of Mr. Vernon, supervising from his office across the hall. Each is required to write a minimum one thousand word essay during that time about who they think they are. At the beginning of those nine hours, each, if they were indeed planning on writing that essay, would probably write something close to what the world sees of them, and what they have been brainwashed into believing of themselves. But based on their adventures during that nine hours, they may come to a different opinion of themselves and the other four. (Read More)

Themes:dance, jealousy
Locations:school
Characters:teenager
Story:high school, high school boy, high school girl, drug humor, teen comedy, one day, teen movie, teen angst, suburb, scantily clad female, gay slur, marijuana, black comedy, teenage boy, teenage girl, coming of age, panties, cult film, dancing, kiss

Project X (2012)
Comedy

Project X (2012)

It's Thomas Kub's 17th birthday and all he wants to do is throw a small party with some friends to help raise his social status and maybe even get lucky. But when his best friend Costa starts calling radio stations and putting ads up on Craigslist, you can be sure that this party is going to get really out of hand really fast. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness
Locations:school
Characters:friend, teenager
Story:high school, high school senior, generation y, car set on fire, teen comedy, teen movie, underage drinking, supermarket, premarital sex, party, marijuana, punched in the face, violence

Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007)
Comedy

Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

High school student Ferris Bueller wants a day off from school and he's developed an incredibly sophisticated plan to pull it off. He talks his friend Cameron into taking his father's prized Ferrari and with his girlfriend Sloane head into Chicago for the day. While they are taking in what the city has to offer school principal Ed Rooney is convinced that Ferris is, not for the first time, playing hooky for the day and is hell bent to catch him out. Ferris has anticipated that, much to Rooney's chagrin. (Read More)

Themes:friendship
Locations:school, restaurant
Characters:friend, teenager
Story:high school, high school boy, high school senior, high school girl, teen comedy, one day, teen movie, teen angst, kicked in the face, best friend, classroom, slow motion scene, police officer, teenage boy, teenage girl, coming of age, cult film, dancing, kiss

Pineapple Express (2008)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Pineapple Express (2008)

Lazy court-process clerk and stoner Dale Denton has only one reason to visit his equally lazy dealer Saul Silver: to purchase weed, specifically, a rare new strain called Pineapple Express. But when Dale becomes the only witness to a murder by a crooked cop and the city's most dangerous drug lord, he panics and dumps his roach of Pineapple Express at the scene. Dale now has another reason to visit Saul: to find out if the weed is so rare that it can be traced back to him--and it is. As Dale and Saul run for their lives, they quickly discover that they're not suffering from weed-fueled paranoia: incredibly, the bad guys really are hot on their trail and trying to figure out the fastest way to kill them both. All aboard the Pineapple Express. (Read More)

Themes:jealousy, drugs, friendship
Locations:restaurant
Characters:friend, teenager
Story:bromance, drug humor, underage smoking, bong, black eye, police chase, high school, head butt, kicked in the face, best friend, hit by a car, police car, marijuana, punched in the face, slow motion scene, car accident, black comedy, cell phone, teenage boy, teenage girl

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (2010)
Action, Comedy, Romance

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (2010)

Scott Pilgrim plays in a band which aspires to success. He dates Knives Chau, a high-school girl five years younger, and he hasn't recovered from being dumped by his former girlfriend, now a success with her own band. When Scott falls for Ramona Flowers, he has trouble breaking up with Knives and tries to romance Ramona. As if juggling two women wasn't enough, Ramona comes with baggage: seven ex-lovers, with each of whom Scott must do battle to the death in order to win Ramona. This is why Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (2010) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007). (Read More)

Themes:voyeurism, drunkenness, jealousy, friendship
Locations:school, bar
Characters:friend, teenager
Story:high school girl, high school, boy with glasses, head butt, kicked in the face, mini skirt, scantily clad female, man with glasses, cooking, cleavage, voyeur, brawl, bus, punched in the face, cell phone, teenage girl, coming of age, panties, cult film, party

Old School (2003)
Comedy

Old School (2003)

Mitch, Frank and Beanie are disillusioned with their personal lives begining when Mitch's nymphomanic girlfriend, Heidi, cheats on him, then former party animal Frank gets married, but unwilling to let go of his wild life, and Beanie is a family man seeking to reclaim his wild and crazy youth. Beanie suggests that they form their own fraternity in Mitch's new house on a college campus to re-live their glory days by bringing together a variety of misfit college students, losers, middle-aged and elderly retirees as their new friends and later try to avoid being evicted by the new Dean of Students, Pritchard, whom still holds a personal grudge against all three of them. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness, friendship
Locations:school
Characters:friend
Story:high school girl, imitating fellatio, talking about sex, clumsiness, supermarket, premarital sex, man with glasses, gay slur, cleavage, undressing, car accident, panties, cult film, party, singing

Clueless (1995) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007)
Comedy, Romance

Clueless (1995)

Cher, a high school student in Beverly Hills, must survive the ups and downs of adolescent life. Her external demeanor at first seems superficial, but rather it hides her wit, charm, and intelligence which help her to deal with relationships, friends, family, school, and the all-important teenage social life. (Read More)

Locations:school
Characters:friend, teenager
Story:high school boy, high school girl, teen comedy, bong, teen movie, shopping mall, high school, teen angst, mini skirt, drawing, classroom, cell phone, teenage boy, teenage girl, coming of age, party, one word title

American Pie 2 (2001)
Comedy

American Pie 2 (2001)

The whole gang are back and as close as ever. They decide to get even closer by spending the summer together at a beach house. They decide to hold the biggest party ever to be seen, even if the preparation doesn't always go to plan. Especially when Stifler, Finch and Jim become more close to each other than they ever want to be and when Jim mistakes super glue for lubricant. (Read More)

Themes:voyeurism
Characters:friend, teenager, masturbation
Period:2000s
Story:teen comedy, teen movie, embarrassment, caught having sex, teen angst, mini skirt, scantily clad female, cleavage, voyeur, teenage boy, teenage girl, panties, cult film, party

Mean Girls (2004)
Comedy

Mean Girls (2004)

Her parents being zoologists, homeschooled Cady Heron lived in Africa for 15 years. Attending a Chicago public high school for the first time, she starts out by befriending the "best people you will meet", Janis, a supposedly lesbian girl; and Damian, a boy "too gay to function". Cady is warned to avoid the "worst people you will ever meet", the Plastics--a clique comprised of three girls: Gretchen Wieners, a girl who's rich because her father invented toaster strudel; Karen Smith, the "dumbest girl you will ever meet"; and Regina George, the unofficial leader and the meanest one. She becomes a hit with the Plastics and eventually assimilates into the clique, only for Janis to ask her sabotage them. After conflicts involving Regina's ex-boyfriend, Aaron Samuels, Cady later becomes tied between being part of them or sabotaging them. Whilst eventually becoming one, she sabotages them. She tricks Regina into eating fattening candy bars that she claims will make her skinny, tries to break her and Samuel up, and tries to turn her fellow Plastics, Karen and Gretchen against her. Will she be caught? Will she become too Plastic and become the fourth Plastic? (Read More)

Themes:jealousy
Locations:school
Characters:teenager
Period:2000s
Story:high school, high school boy, high school girl, generation y, boy with glasses, teen comedy, vomit, intimidation, teen movie, embarrassment, desire, teen angst, mini skirt, man with glasses, bra, gay slur, classroom, black comedy, cell phone, teenage boy

Accepted (2006)
Comedy

Accepted (2006)

After being rejected from every college he applied, Bartleby Gaines decided to create a fictitious university, South Harmon Institute of Technology, with his friends, to fool their parents. But when their deception works too well and every other college rejects starts to apply to his school, B. must find a way to give the education and future his students and friends deserves, including his own, while trying to win the heart of the girl next door. This is why Accepted (2006) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007). (Read More)

Locations:school
Characters:teenager, masturbation
Story:generation y, fake id, spit, boy with glasses, high school, product placement, man with glasses, bra, classroom, cell phone, teenage boy, teenage girl, party, singing, mother son relationship, one word title

Ted (2012) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007)
Comedy, Fantasy

Ted (2012)

John makes a Christmas miracle happen by bringing his one and only friend to life, his teddy bear. The two grow up together and John must then choose to stay with his girlfriend or keep his friendship with his crude and extremely inappropriate teddy bear, Ted.

Themes:dance, drunkenness, friendship
Locations:restaurant, bar
Characters:friend
Story:studio logo segues into film, bromance, drug humor, bong, head butt, supermarket, product placement, fantasy sequence, cocaine, gay slur, marijuana, brawl, punched in the face, slow motion scene, car accident, black comedy, cell phone, coming of age, party, one word title

Easy A (2010)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Easy A (2010)

After a little white lie about losing her virginity gets out, a clean cut high school girl sees her life paralleling Hester Prynne's in "The Scarlet Letter," which she is currently studying in school - until she decides to use the rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.

Themes:friendship
Locations:school, restaurant
Characters:friend, teenager
Story:high school, high school girl, generation y, teen comedy, teen movie, embarrassment, loss of virginity, mini skirt, best friend, scantily clad female, gay slur, cleavage, classroom, marijuana, slow motion scene, cell phone, teenage boy, teenage girl, panties, party

American Reunion (2012)
Comedy

American Reunion (2012)

Over a decade has passed and the gang return to East Great Falls, Michigan, for the weekend. They will discover how their lives have developed as they gather for their high school reunion. How has life treated Michelle, Jim, Heather, Oz, Kevin, Vicky, Finch, Stifler, and Stifler's mom? In the summer of 1999, it was four boys on a quest to lose their virginity. Now Kara is a cute high school senior looking for the perfect guy to lose her virginity to. (Read More)

Themes:friendship
Locations:school
Characters:masturbation
Story:high school senior, blue panties, bong, caught having sex, high school, mini skirt, scantily clad female, cleavage, thong, panties, party, sex scene, kiss

The Watch (2012)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi

The Watch (2012)

In Glenview, Ohio, Evan is the manager of the Costco department store and married to Abby. When the Costco night watchman, Antonio Guzman, is mysteriously murdered, Evan organizes The Neighborhood Watch, a watch team with his suburban neighbors Bob, Franklin and Jamarcus to protect the neighborhood and find the killer of Antonio. Soon they discover that the murderer is an alien that is preparing to invade Earth, and they become the last hope of mankind on Earth. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness, friendship
Characters:masturbation
Story:spit in the face, department store, head butt, supermarket, premarital sex, product placement, suburb, hit by a car, brawl, punched in the face, slow motion scene, police officer, cell phone, teenage girl, pistol, party, cigarette smoking, mother son relationship, violence

Mallrats (1995) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007)
Comedy, Romance

Mallrats (1995)

Brodie Bruce, a Sega and comic book obsessed college student, and his best friend, TS Quint, are both dumped by their girlfriends on the same day, and to deal with their loss, they both go to the local mall. Along the way, they meet up with some friends, including Willam, a guy who stares at Magic Eye pictures, desprately trying to see the hidden image; Gwen, one of TS's ex-girlfriends; and Jay & Silent Bob, of Clerks fame. Eventually, they decide to try and win back their significant others, and take care of their respective nemesises (TS's girlfriend's father, and a store clerk who hates the two for not having any shopping agenda). This is why Mallrats (1995) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007). (Read More)

Themes:voyeurism, friendship
Locations:school
Characters:friend, masturbation, teenager
Story:underage sex, department store, one day, shopping mall, high school, premarital sex, product placement, mini skirt, scantily clad female, gay slur, cleavage, voyeur, marijuana, brawl, punched in the face, teenage girl, panties, cult film, cigarette smoking, one word title

22 Jump Street (2014)
Action, Comedy, Crime

22 Jump Street (2014)

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don't have to just crack the case - they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness, drugs, friendship
Locations:school, restaurant, bar
Story:teen movie, police chase, high school, kicked in the face, product placement, fantasy sequence, hit by a car, gay slur, brawl, punched in the face, slow motion scene, car accident, black comedy, cell phone, pistol, party, dancing, flashback

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
Comedy, Crime, Mystery

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)

A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...

Themes:robbery, drunkenness, friendship
Locations:school, bar
Characters:friend
Story:video surveillance, crush, high school, drawing, scantily clad female, police car, gay slur, cleavage, party, undressing, bus, punched in the face, car accident, black comedy, cell phone, teenage boy, teenage girl, pistol, panties, cult film

Bad Teacher (2011)
Comedy

Bad Teacher (2011)

When her wealthy fiance breaks it off, gold digger Elizabeth Halsey returns to middle school: she's an awful teacher but wants to save for breast-implant surgery. She brightens when Scott, a new teacher, turns out to be rich, and she stops showing films and sleeping in class when told there's a bonus for the teacher whose class scores highest on the state exam. Her competition for Scott and the bonus is cheery and tightly wound Amy. Amy digs for dirt on Elizabeth who cheats her way toward Scott's bed and the money. Honesty with students seems to be her only skill. She ignores Russell, a droll gym teacher, who looks on. Will she succeed with Scott and get those new breasts? (Read More)

Themes:voyeurism, drunkenness, jealousy, drugs
Locations:school, restaurant, bar
Characters:friend, teenager
Story:bong, high school, mini skirt, scantily clad female, man with glasses, police car, bra, cleavage, classroom, voyeur, marijuana, bus, slow motion scene, car accident, black comedy, cell phone, teenage boy, teenage girl, party, cigarette smoking

The Big Lebowski (1998) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007)
Comedy, Crime

The Big Lebowski (1998)

When "The Dude" Lebowski is mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, two thugs urinate on his rug to coerce him into paying a debt he knows nothing about. While attempting to gain recompense for the ruined rug from his wealthy counterpart, he accepts a one-time job with high pay-off. He enlists the help of his bowling buddy, Walter, a gun-toting Jewish-convert with anger issues. Deception leads to more trouble, and it soon seems that everyone from porn empire tycoons to nihilists want something from The Dude. (Read More)

Themes:dance, drunkenness, drugs, friendship
Locations:bar
Story:talking about sex, car set on fire, supermarket, premarital sex, mini skirt, fantasy sequence, scantily clad female, man with glasses, cleavage, voyeur, marijuana, brawl, punched in the face, slow motion scene, car accident, police officer, black comedy, cell phone, pistol, panties

This Is The End (2013)
Comedy, Fantasy

This Is The End (2013)

All 'Jay Baruchel' (qv) expected coming to LA was a fun time with 'Seth Rogen' (qv) with all the wild partying to have both by themselves and at 'James Franco' (qv)'s housewarming party. Suddenly, the Rapture hits and the Biblical Apocalypse has begun. Now, Jay and Seth are desperately sheltering in James' house for rescue along with a few other friends. Together, they must band together to attempt to survive the end of the world, only for Jay to find that they are all too dumb and superficial to do it until they discover the only way out. This is why This Is The End (2013) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007). (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness, friendship
Characters:masturbation
Story:car set on fire, kicked in the face, hit by a car, man with glasses, cocaine, gay slur, marijuana, punched in the face, slow motion scene, car accident, black comedy, cell phone, pistol, party, singing, cigarette smoking

Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
Comedy

Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

Preston, Idaho's most curious resident, Napoleon Dynamite, lives with his grandma and his 32-year-old brother (who cruises chat rooms for ladies) and works to help his best friend, Pedro, snatch the Student Body President title from mean teen Summer Wheatley.

Themes:dance, friendship
Locations:school, restaurant
Characters:friend, teenager
Story:vest, generation y, boy with glasses, teen movie, high school, drawing, classroom, cell phone, teenage boy, cult film, singing, dancing, mother son relationship

21 Jump Street (2012)
Action, Comedy, Crime

21 Jump Street (2012)

In high school, Schmidt ('Jonah Hill' (qv)) was a dork and Jenko ('Channing Tatum' (qv)) was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are assigned to an undercover unit to infiltrate a drug ring that is supplying high school students synthetic drugs. (Read More)

Themes:drugs, drunkenness, friendship
Locations:school
Period:2000s
Story:high school, high school senior, dork, underage drinking, police chase, head butt, hit by a car, punched in the face, slow motion scene, cell phone, coming of age, pistol, party, mother son relationship, kiss, violence, flashback

Eurotrip (2004) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007)
Comedy

Eurotrip (2004)

Ohio high school student Scott Thomas is a good student and nice guy - albeit a little predictable - who is about to graduate and go into pre-med. He is unceremoniously dumped by his whorish girlfriend Fiona on graduation day. Among the people he turns to in his hour of despair is his German pen pal, Mike. Scott and Mike seem to have a special connection. After Mike makes advances to Scott now that he and Fiona are not seeing each other, Scott abruptly sends Mike a message saying he never wants to hear from him again. However, Scott learns shorty thereafter that Mike is actually a beautiful girl named Mieke. By this time, Mieke has blocked his messages. Thinking that Mieke is actually who he was meant to be with, Scott, impulsively for a change, decides to go to Berlin to be with her. Along for the ride is Scott's best friend, the girl crazy Cooper Harris. They manage only to get a flight into London, and thus have to make their way from London to Berlin. Along the way in Paris, they run into their high school friends, twins Jenny and Jamie, who are backpacking through Europe. Scott and Cooper consider them the most mismatched twins ever, Jamie who is a walking encyclopedia, and Jenny a girl who they treat as just one of the guys. As the four try to make their way to Berlin, they run into a few obstacles and few adventures. Scott hopes that all these problems are worth it when he has his much hyped in his mind meeting with Mieke. (Read More)

Themes:robbery, dance, drunkenness, jealousy, friendship
Locations:school, restaurant, bar
Characters:friend, masturbation
Story:teen movie, high school, mini skirt, fantasy sequence, scantily clad female, gay slur, cleavage, marijuana, bus, cell phone, teenage boy, panties, party, singing, dancing, cigarette smoking, mother son relationship, sex scene, kiss

Role Models (2008)
Comedy

Role Models (2008)

Danny and Wheeler, well into their 30s, lack something: Danny feels stuck; he's sour and has driven away his terrific girlfriend. Wheeler chases any skirt he sees for empty sex. When they get in a fight with a tow-truck driver, they choose community service over jail and are assigned to be big brothers - Danny to Augie, a geek who loves to LARP (Live Action Role Play), and Wheeler to Ronnie, a pint-size foul-mouthed kid. After a rocky start, things start to go well until both Danny and Wheeler make big mistakes. Can the two men figure out how to change enough to be role models to the boys? (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness, drugs, friendship
Story:boy with glasses, hot dog, high school, sexual fantasy, product placement, fantasy sequence, cocaine, marijuana, car accident, cell phone, panties, party, singing, dancing, cigarette smoking, mother son relationship, sex scene

American Wedding (2003)
Comedy, Romance

American Wedding (2003)

Jim Levenstein has finally found the courage to ask his girlfriend, Michelle Flaherty to marry him. She agrees to get married, but the problems don't stop there for Jim. Now along with Paul Finch and Kevin Myers, Jim must plan the wedding. Unfortunately Steve Stifler is in town and won't let the wedding go past without having some fun himself, which includes setting up a secret bachelor party. This is why American Wedding (2003) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007). (Read More)

Themes:voyeurism, dance, friendship
Locations:restaurant, bar
Characters:friend, masturbation
Period:2000s
Story:premarital sex, mini skirt, scantily clad female, gay slur, cleavage, voyeur, party, cell phone, teenage boy, teenage girl, panties, cult film, dancing, mother son relationship, kiss

The Interview (2014)
Comedy

The Interview (2014)

In the action-comedy The Interview, Dave Skylark (James Franco) and his producer Aaron Rapoport (Seth Rogen) run the popular celebrity tabloid TV show "Skylark Tonight." When they discover that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is a fan of the show, they land an interview with him in an attempt to legitimize themselves as journalists. As Dave and Aaron prepare to travel to Pyongyang, their plans change when the CIA recruits them, perhaps the two least-qualified men imaginable, to assassinate Kim Jong-un. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness, friendship
Locations:restaurant, bar
Story:girl stripped down to panties, camel toe, bromance, premarital sex, best friend, gay slur, cleavage, brawl, undressing, slow motion scene, black comedy, cell phone, pistol, party, sex scene

Kick-ass 2 (2013) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Kick-ass 2 (2013)

After Kick-Ass' insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, led by the badass Colonel Stars and Stripes, our hero joins them on patrol. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist -- reborn as The Mother F%&*^r -- only the blade-wielding Hit Girl can prevent their annihilation. When we last saw junior assassin Hit Girl and young vigilante Kick-Ass, they were trying to live as normal teenagers Mindy and Dave. With graduation looming and uncertain what to do, Dave decides to start the world's first superhero team with Mindy. Unfortunately, when Mindy is busted for sneaking out as Hit Girl, she's forced to retire-leaving her to navigate the terrifying world of high-school mean girls on her own. With no one left to turn to, Dave joins forces with Justice Forever, run by a born-again ex-mobster named Colonel Stars and Stripes. Just as they start to make a real difference on the streets, the world's first super villain, The Mother F%&*^r, assembles his own evil league and puts a plan in motion to make Kick-Ass and Hit Girl pay for what they did to his dad. But there's only one problem with his scheme: If you mess with one member of Justice Forever, you mess with them all. (Read More)

Themes:robbery, friendship
Locations:school, bar
Characters:masturbation, teenager
Story:camera focus on female butt, high school, kicked in the face, fantasy sequence, suburb, hit by a car, gay slur, brawl, punched in the face, slow motion scene, black comedy, cell phone, teenage girl, coming of age, pistol, mother son relationship, violence, flashback

Juno (2007)
Comedy, Drama

Juno (2007)

A tale told over four seasons, starting in autumn when Juno, a 16-year-old high-school junior in Minnesota, discovers she's pregnant after one event in a chair with her best friend, Bleeker. In the waiting room of an abortion clinic, the quirky and whip-sharp Juno decides to give birth and to place the child with an adoptive couple. She finds one in the PennySaver personals, contacts them, tells her dad and step-mother, and carries on with school. The chosen parents, upscale yuppies (one of whom is cool and laid back, the other meticulous and uptight), meet Juno, sign papers, and the year unfolds. Will Juno's plan work, can she improvise, and what about Bleeker? (Read More)

Themes:jealousy, drugs, friendship
Locations:school
Characters:friend, teenager
Story:teen comedy, teen movie, shopping mall, high school, loss of virginity, teen angst, suburb, best friend, scantily clad female, classroom, slow motion scene, teenage boy, teenage girl, panties, cult film, singing, dancing, mother son relationship, one word title, kiss

Get Him To The Greek (2010)
Comedy, Music

Get Him To The Greek (2010)

English rock star Aldous Snow relapses into drugs and booze after a break up and a disastrous record. In L.A., Aaron Green works for a record company stuck in recession. Aaron's boss gives him a career making task - to bring Aldous from London to L.A. for a concert in 72 hours. That day, Aaron's girlfriend Daphne tells him she wants to finish her medical residency in Seattle. Aaron's sure this ends their relationship. In London, things aren't much better: Aldous delays their departure several times, plies Aaron with vices, and alternates between bad behavior and trenchant observations. Can Aaron moderate Aldous's substance abuse and get him to the Greek? What about Daphne? (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness, jealousy, drugs, friendship
Locations:bar
Characters:masturbation
Story:woman initiating sex, vomit, mini skirt, scantily clad female, thong, slow motion scene, cell phone, party, cigarette smoking, mother son relationship, sex scene, kiss

Garden State (2004)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Garden State (2004)

Andrew Largeman is a semi-successful television actor who plays a intellectually disabled quarterback. His somewhat controlling and psychiatrist father has led Andrew ("Large") to believe that his mother's wheelchair bound life was his fault. Andrew decides to lay off the drugs that his father and his doctor made him believe that he needed, and began to see life for what it is. He began to feel the pain he had longed for, and began to have a genuine relationship with a girl who had some problems of her own. This is why Garden State (2004) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007). (Read More)

Themes:voyeurism, drugs, friendship
Locations:restaurant, bar
Characters:friend
Story:french kiss, bong, high school, suburb, best friend, cocaine, police car, bra, voyeur, marijuana, slow motion scene, police officer, coming of age, panties, cult film, party, singing, dancing, cigarette smoking, mother son relationship

Zack And Miri Make A Porno (2008) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007)
Comedy, Romance

Zack And Miri Make A Porno (2008)

Zack and Miri are two lifelong platonic friends who make an adult film to pay the rent of their apartment. With their friend Delaney, the couple set out for auditionees for their porn film, but in the process of filming, they realize they feel more for each other than they had before.

Themes:dance, drunkenness, jealousy, friendship
Locations:school, bar
Characters:friend
Story:high school, talking about porn, beer drinking, mini skirt, fantasy sequence, scantily clad female, man with glasses, gay slur, undressing, slow motion scene, car accident, panties, cult film, party, dancing, sex scene, kiss

Bridesmaids (2011)
Comedy, Romance

Bridesmaids (2011)

Annie (Kristen Wiig), is a maid of honor whose life unravels as she leads her best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), and a group of colorful bridesmaids (Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Ellie Kemper) on a wild ride down the road to matrimony. Annie's life is a mess. But when she finds out her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian's maid of honor. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie bluffs her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals. With one chance to get it perfect, she'll show Lillian and her bridesmaids just how far you'll go for someone you love. (Read More)

Themes:voyeurism, drunkenness, jealousy, friendship
Locations:restaurant, bar
Characters:friend
Story:talking about sex, clumsiness, boy with glasses, embarrassment, best friend, scantily clad female, man with glasses, cooking, police car, cleavage, voyeur, bus, police officer, black comedy, party, cell phone, panties, singing, one word title, sex scene

Ghost World (2001)
Comedy, Drama

Ghost World (2001)

This is the story of Enid and Rebecca after they finish the high school. Both have problems relating to people and they spend their time hanging around and bothering creeps. When they meet Seymour who is a social outsider who loves to collect old 78 records, Enid's life will change forever.

Themes:jealousy, friendship
Locations:school
Characters:friend
Story:high school, teen movie, underage drinking, teen angst, mini skirt, suburb, drawing, bus, teenage boy, teenage girl, coming of age, pistol, cult film, party, dancing

Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle (2004)
Adventure, Comedy

Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle (2004)

Harold Lee and Kumar Patel are two stoners who end up getting the munchies. What they crave the most after seeing a TV advertisement, is a trip to White Castle. So from here, follows a journey for the burgers they require. On their way they will encounter many obstacles including a raccoon, a racist officer, and a horny Neil Patrick Harris. (Read More)

Themes:drugs, friendship
Locations:school, restaurant
Characters:masturbation
Period:2000s
Story:one night, bong, teen movie, crush, police chase, scantily clad female, cocaine, police car, cleavage, marijuana, car accident, police officer, panties, cult film, party, sex scene

Central Intelligence (2016) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Central Intelligence (2016)

Calvin Joyner was voted in high school the guy most likely to succeed. 20 years later he's an accountant. As his high school reunion approaches, he tries to make contact with his old schoolmates. And someone named Bob Stone contacts him. He says that he was known as Robbie Weirdicht in school. Calvin remembers that he was picked on, as a matter of fact after an extremely nasty prank he left school. They agree to meet and Calvin is surprised by how much he has changed. Bob asks Calvin to help him out. He says yes and the next thing he knows some men burst into his home. They're CIA, the one in charge is looking for Stone, she says he's a rogue agent. When they can't find Bob they leave. Later he approaches Calvin telling him, he is not a rogue agent, he's trying to find a person known as the Black Badger who is planning to sell some information that in the wrong hands can be disastrous. so he needs Calvin's help to stop him. Calvin's not sure whom he should believe. This is why Central Intelligence (2016) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007). (Read More)

Themes:friendship
Locations:school, bar
Story:high school senior, high school, head butt, kicked in the face, product placement, hit by a car, brawl, undressing, punched in the face, slow motion scene, car accident, black comedy, cell phone, coming of age, pistol, violence, kiss, flashback

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

After the Kingsman headquarters are blown up by a psychotic criminal named Poppy Adams. The surviving agents find their way to an allied secret organisation based in Kentucky, named Statesman. The two agencies must now work together in order to save the world and take down the so called 'Golden Circle'. (Read More)

Themes:dance, drunkenness, drugs, friendship
Locations:bar
Story:bra and panties, bong, head butt, kicked in the face, product placement, man with glasses, police car, bra, brawl, punched in the face, slow motion scene, car accident, black comedy, cell phone, pistol, singing, dancing, cigarette smoking, violence, flashback

Scary Movie (2000)
Comedy

Scary Movie (2000)

A group of teenagers including Cindy Campbell and Bobby Prinze, accidentally hit a man when driving, and dispose of the body, but now they are being stalked by a very recognisable masked killer. The victim count increases, whilst Cindy must survive the carnage that has she has seen in so many films before. (Read More)

Themes:drugs
Characters:teenager
Period:2000s
Story:blue panties, high school, mini skirt, scantily clad female, throat slitting, cleavage, marijuana, thong, panties, cult film, party, sex scene, flashback

Hairspray (2007)
Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance

Hairspray (2007)

Tracy Turnblad, a teenager with all the right moves, is obsessed with the Corny Collins Show. Every day after school, she and her best friend Penny run home to watch the show and drool over the hot Link Larkin, much to Tracy's mother Edna's dismay. After one of the stars of the show leaves, Corny Collins holds auditions to see who will be the next person on the Corny Collins show. With all of the help of her friend Seaweed, Tracy makes it on the show, angering the evil dance queen Amber Von Tussle and her mother Velma. Tracy then decides that it's not fair that the black kids can only dance on the Corny Collins Show once a month, and with the help of Seaweed, Link, Penny, Motormouth Maybelle, her father and Edna, she's going to integrate the show.....without denting her 'do! (Read More)

Themes:dance, friendship
Locations:school, bar
Characters:friend, teenager
Story:high school, best friend, police car, classroom, bus, police officer, teenage boy, teenage girl, party, singing, dancing, cigarette smoking, mother son relationship, one word title, kiss

Seven Psychopaths (2012) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007)
Comedy, Crime

Seven Psychopaths (2012)

A struggling screenwriter ('Colin Farrell (I)' (qv)) inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his friends ('Christopher Walken' (qv) and 'Sam Rockwell' (qv)) kidnap a gangster's ('Woody Harrelson' (qv)) beloved Shih Tzu.

Themes:drunkenness
Locations:bar
Characters:friend
Story:spit in the face, car set on fire, throat slitting, gay slur, punched in the face, slow motion scene, police officer, black comedy, pistol, party, violence, flashback

The Princess Diaries (2001)
Comedy, Family, Romance

The Princess Diaries (2001)

Mia Thermopolis is the average teenager - sweet, a little geeky and pretty much invisible to everyone with the exception of her mother, best friend Lilly and Lilly's older brother Michael. Making it through high school without throwing up is a challenge in itself for Mia, so it doesn't come as welcome news when her estranged grandmother shows up out of the blue and calmly informs her that she is in fact the heir to the throne of a European country called Genovia. Suddenly Mia's life is thrown into complete overload. She's being taught about scarves, waves and pears in order to become a perfect princess, she gets a makeover and a tough looking yet sweet bodyguard/limo driver called Joe. Things get out of hand when the media gets a hold of the story and suddenly Mia is thrust into the spotlight in both the newspapers and in school. On top of all that Mia has a choice to make. She must decide by Genovia's Independence Day Ball whether she longs to relinquish her claim on the throne or to become the princess and heir to the throne her father and grandmother want her to be. This is why The Princess Diaries (2001) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007). (Read More)

Themes:dance, drunkenness, friendship
Locations:school
Characters:friend, teenager
Story:teen movie, crush, high school, teen angst, fantasy sequence, best friend, police car, classroom, car accident, police officer, cell phone, teenage boy, teenage girl, flashback

Clerks II (2006)
Comedy

Clerks II (2006)

A calamity at Dante and Randall's shops sends them looking for new horizons - but they ultimately settle at Mooby's, a fictional fast-food restaurant. Free from his dead-end job (and lodged in a new one), Dante begins to break free of his rut, planning to move away with his clingy fiance. Dante is ready to leave the horrors of minimum-wage New Jersey behind, but Randal - always the more hostile of the two - starts to become overwhelmed by his own rancor. (Read More)

Themes:voyeurism, dance, drunkenness, friendship
Locations:restaurant
Characters:friend, masturbation
Period:2000s
Story:generation y, bromance, loss of virginity, scantily clad female, gay slur, cleavage, voyeur, cult film, party

Clerks (1994)
Comedy

Clerks (1994)

Dante Hicks is not having a good day. He works as a clerk in a small convenience store and is told to come into work on his day off. Dante thinks life is a series of down endings and this day is proving to no different. He reads in the newspaper that his ex-girlfriend Caitlin is getting married. His present girlfriend reveals to have somewhat more experience with sex that he ever imagined. His principal concerns are the hockey game he has that afternoon and the wake for a friend who died. His buddy Randal Graves works as a clerk in the video store next and he hates his job just about as much as Dante hates his. (Read More)

Themes:jealousy, friendship
Locations:school
Characters:friend
Story:spit in the face, vhs tape, talking about sex, clumsiness, underage smoking, one day, black eye, embarrassment, high school, desire, suburb, man with glasses, gay slur, black comedy, cult film, cigarette smoking, one word title

Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels (1998) is one of the best movies like Superbad (2007)
Comedy, Crime

Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

Four Jack-the-lads find themselves heavily - seriously heavily - in debt to an East End hard man and his enforcers after a crooked card game. Overhearing their neighbours in the next flat plotting to hold up a group of out-of-their-depth drug growers, our heros decide to stitch up the robbers in turn. In a way the confusion really starts when a pair of antique double-barrelled shotguns go missing in a completely different scam. (Read More)

Themes:robbery, drunkenness, drugs, friendship
Locations:school, bar
Story:spit in the face, camera focus on female butt, head butt, hit by a car, gay slur, marijuana, thong, punched in the face, slow motion scene, black comedy, cell phone, pistol, cult film, cigarette smoking, violence, flashback

The Cable Guy (1996)
Comedy, Drama, Thriller

The Cable Guy (1996)

Steven Kovak has been kicked out of his apartment by his girlfriend. Steven has a new apartment, and decides to slip the cable guy (Chip) $50 for free cable. Steven then fakes an interest in Chip's line of work. However Chip takes this to heart trying to become Steven's best bud. When Steven no longer wants to be Chips friend the man who can do it all goes on an all out assault to ruin Steven's life. In the backdrop is the delicate sub-plot of the trial of a former kid star for murdering his brother. (Read More)

Themes:jealousy, friendship
Locations:restaurant, bar
Characters:friend
Story:studio logo segues into film, intimidation, head butt, premarital sex, brawl, punched in the face, slow motion scene, police officer, black comedy, cell phone, cult film, party, mother son relationship, flashback, violence

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