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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:anger,  dance,  escape,  jealousy
Locations:office
Characters:bully,  student,  teacher,  teenager
Period:1980s
Story:adult actor playing teenage boy,  saturday,  teenage rebellion,  teenage angst,  adult actress playing teenage girl,  detention,  school locker,  teacher student relationship,  practical joke,  library,  student athlete,  high school teacher,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  pink panties,  white panties,  high school,  musical sequence in non musical work,  reference to barry manilow,  cult following,  shermer illinois,  exposed underwear,  view under table,  hiding under a table,  coming of age film,  dandruff,  huis clos,  compulsive liar,  popular girl,  brat pack,  self acceptance,  kleptomania,  air duct,  defiance,  high school boy,  single set production,  hidden,  teenage,  reference to john lennon,  antihero,  troubled teen,  conformity,  drug humor,  opposites attract,  high school girl,  risk,  sushi,  jock,  self esteem,  hallway,  popularity,  suicidal,  peer pressure,  teen comedy,  principal,  misfit,  earring,  makeover,  locker,  director cameo,  sandwich,  boredom,  juvenile delinquent,  wrestler,  abusive father,  geek,  insult,  loner,  one day,  lipstick,  teen movie,  frustration,  self discovery,  laughter,  rejection,  discussion,  confrontation,  imagination,  janitor,  virginity,  rage,  electronic music score,  teen angst,  revelation,  pot smoking,  redhead,  obscene finger gesture,  threat,  prank,  suburb,  virgin,  argument,  confession,  chicago illinois,  scantily clad female,  brunette,  joke,  basketball,  dysfunctional family,  gay slur,  f word,  marijuana,  running,  book,  falling from height,  black comedy,  car,  song,  coming of age,  panties,  cult film,  three word title,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  independent film,  kiss

Elephant (2003)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Elephant (2003)

A day in the lives of a group of average teenage high school students. The film follows every character and shows their daily routines. However two of the students plan to do something that the student body won't forget.

Themes:anger,  escape,  jealousy
Characters:bully,  student,  teacher
Story:teenage angst,  school locker,  teacher student relationship,  high school teacher,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  high school boy,  teenage,  detention,  high school girl,  hallway,  one day,  teen movie,  discussion,  rage,  pot smoking,  argument,  library,  marijuana,  running,  high school,  car,  independent film

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American Graffiti (1973)
Comedy, Drama

American Graffiti (1973)

It's the proverbial end of the summer 1962 in a small southern California town. It's the evening before best friends and recent high school graduates, Curt Henderson and Steve Bolander, are scheduled to leave town to head to college back east. Curt, who received a lucrative local scholarship, is seen as the promise that their class holds. But Curt is having second thoughts about leaving what Steve basically sees as their dead end town. Curt's beliefs are strengthened when he spots an unknown beautiful blonde in a T-bird who mouths the words "I love you" to him. As Curt tries to find that blonde while trying to get away from a local gang who have him somewhat hostage, Curt may come to a decision about his immediate future. Outgoing class president Steve, on the other hand, wants to leave, despite meaning that he will leave girlfriend, head cheerleader and Curt's sister, Laurie Henderson, behind. Steve and Laurie spend the evening "negotiating" the state of their relationship. Meanwhile, two of their friends cruise around town for the evening. Steve has left his car to meek and mild-mannered Terry "Toad" Fields to look after during his absence. The wheels give Toad a new sense of confidence, which he uses to try and impress Debbie Dunham, a more experienced girl generally out of his league. And John Milner, who is seen as the king of the street race in his souped-up yellow deuce coupe, tries to get rid of precocious pre-teen, Carol Morrison, who has somehow become his passenger for the evening, while dealing with the challenge of bold out-of-towner, Bob Falfa. (Read More)

Themes:anger,  dance,  jealousy
Characters:teenager
Story:teenage rebellion,  school locker,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  pink panties,  white panties,  high school,  car,  exposed underwear,  dandruff,  self acceptance,  antihero,  conformity,  opposites attract,  drug humor,  hallway,  self esteem,  popularity,  peer pressure,  earring,  makeover,  locker,  boredom,  juvenile delinquent,  wrestler,  geek,  loner,  one day,  lipstick,  teen movie,  frustration,  self discovery,  rejection,  janitor,  virginity,  rage,  teen angst,  pot smoking,  revelation,  threat,  prank,  suburb,  virgin,  scantily clad female,  brunette,  marijuana,  book,  song,  coming of age,  panties,  cult film,  dancing,  independent film

Pretty In Pink (1986)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Pretty In Pink (1986)

Teenager Andie is one of the not-so-popular girls in high school. She usually hangs out with her friends Iona or Duckie. Duckie has always had a crush on her, but now she has met a new guy at school, Blane. He's one of the rich and popular guys but can the two worlds meet?

Themes:anger,  dance
Characters:student,  teenager
Period:1980s
Story:teacher student relationship,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  white panties,  shermer illinois,  brat pack,  high school boy,  opposites attract,  high school girl,  teen comedy,  locker,  teen movie,  teen angst,  redhead,  argument,  library,  dysfunctional family,  marijuana,  high school,  coming of age,  panties,  cult film,  three word title,  dancing,  independent film,  kiss

World's Greatest Dad (2009) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985)
Comedy, Drama

World's Greatest Dad (2009)

Lance Clayton is a man who has learned to settle. He dreamed of being a rich and famous writer, but has only managed to make it as a high school poetry teacher. His only son Kyle is an insufferable jackass who won't give his father the time of day. Lance is dating Claire, the school's adorable art teacher, but she doesn't want to get serious -- or even acknowledge publicly that they are dating. Then, in the wake of a freak accident, Lance suffers the worst tragedy and greatest opportunity of his life. He is suddenly faced with the possibility of all the fame, fortune and popularity he ever dreamed of, if he can only live with the knowledge of how he got there. (Read More)

Themes:jealousy
Characters:student,  teacher
Story:high school teacher,  high school student,  teenage boy,  white panties,  view under table,  high school boy,  popularity,  principal,  rejection,  teen angst,  pot smoking,  confession,  scantily clad female,  black comedy,  high school,  panties,  three word title,  independent film

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
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. This is why Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985). (Read More)

Locations:office
Characters:student,  teenager
Period:1980s
Story:principal,  teenage rebellion,  teenage angst,  teacher student relationship,  high school,  high school teacher,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  musical sequence in non musical work,  shermer illinois,  high school boy,  reference to john lennon,  high school girl,  hallway,  popularity,  teen comedy,  one day,  teen movie,  teen angst,  chicago illinois,  car,  coming of age,  cult film,  dancing,  kiss

Clueless (1995)
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)

Characters:student,  teacher,  teenager
Story:makeover,  teacher student relationship,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  coming of age film,  popular girl,  high school boy,  teenage,  opposites attract,  high school girl,  popularity,  teen comedy,  locker,  teen movie,  teen angst,  virgin,  dysfunctional family,  high school,  coming of age,  title spoken by character

A Walk To Remember (2002)
Drama, Romance

A Walk To Remember (2002)

In North Carolina especially in Beaufort a prank on a guy goes wrong and puts the student in the clinic. Carter, a famous student with no plans for the future, is held responsible and forced to join in after-school community service activities as consequence, which include starring as the lead in the play. And participating in these activities is Jamie Sullivan, the reverend's daughter who has great ambitions and nothing in common with Landon. When Landon decides he wants to take his activities seriously, he asks Jamie for help and begins to spend most of his time with her. But he starts to like her, that he did not expect to do. They relationship, much to the chagrin of Landon's old popular friends and Jamie's strict reverend father. But when a heart-breaking secret becomes known that puts their relationship to the test, it is then that Landon and Jamie realize the true meaning of love and fate. (Read More)

Themes:escape,  jealousy
Characters:bully,  student,  teenager
Story:teenage rebellion,  practical joke,  high school teacher,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  high school boy,  opposites attract,  high school girl,  jock,  peer pressure,  juvenile delinquent,  loner,  teen movie,  teen angst,  revelation,  prank,  library,  joke,  basketball,  book,  high school,  coming of age,  cult film,  dancing,  kiss

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Sixteen Candles (1984) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985)
Comedy, Romance

Sixteen Candles (1984)

Samantha's life is going downhill fast. The sixteen-year-old has a crush on the most popular boy in school, and the geekiest boy in school has a crush on her. Her sister's getting married, and with all the excitement the rest of her family forgets her birthday! Add all this to a pair of horrendously embarrassing grandparents, a foreign exchange student named Long Duk Dong, and we have the makings of a hilarious journey into young womanhood. (Read More)

Characters:student,  teenager
Period:1980s
Story:high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  white panties,  brat pack,  jock,  teen comedy,  geek,  teen movie,  self discovery,  teen angst,  suburb,  dysfunctional family,  gay slur,  high school,  coming of age,  panties,  cult film

Almost Famous (2000)
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:anger,  dance
Characters:teacher,  teenager
Story:teenage boy,  teenage girl,  white panties,  coming of age film,  drug humor,  teen movie,  virginity,  pot smoking,  obscene finger gesture,  virgin,  confession,  scantily clad female,  f word,  marijuana,  running,  book,  high school,  car,  song,  coming of age,  panties,  dancing,  kiss

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? This is why American Pie (1999) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985). (Read More)

Characters:bully,  student,  teenager
Story:virginity,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  white panties,  coming of age film,  jock,  teen comedy,  misfit,  teen movie,  self discovery,  teen angst,  virgin,  library,  scantily clad female,  high school,  coming of age,  panties,  cult film,  title spoken by character,  dancing

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Weird Science (1985)
Comedy, Romance, Sci-fi

Weird Science (1985)

Two unpopular teenagers, Gary Wallace and Wyatt Donnelly, fail at all attempts to be accepted by their peers. Their desperation to be liked leads them to "create" a woman via their computer. Their living and breathing creation is a gorgeous woman, Lisa, whose purpose is to boost their confidence level by putting them into situations which require Gary and Wyatt to act like men. On their road to becoming accepted, they encounter many hilarious obstacles, which gives the movie an overall sense of silliness. (Read More)

Characters:bully,  teacher,  teenager
Period:1980s
Story:high school teacher,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  white panties,  shermer illinois,  brat pack,  teenage,  popularity,  teen comedy,  geek,  teen movie,  self discovery,  teen angst,  suburb,  virgin,  chicago illinois,  scantily clad female,  brunette,  gay slur,  high school,  coming of age,  panties,  cult film,  kiss

Election (1999) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Election (1999)

Tracy Flick is running unopposed for this year's high school student election. But school civics teacher Jim McAllister has a different plan. Partly to establish a more democratic election, and partly to satisfy some deep personal anger toward Tracy, Jim talks popular varsity football player Paul Metzler to run for president as well. Chaos ensues. (Read More)

Themes:anger,  jealousy
Characters:student,  teacher,  teenager
Story:teacher student relationship,  high school student,  running,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  jock,  teen comedy,  loner,  teen movie,  janitor,  teen angst,  confession,  black comedy,  high school,  coming of age,  title spoken by character,  kiss

Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
Comedy

Not Another Teen Movie (2001)

At John Hughes High School, the students are the same as just about every other teenager in a teen movie. The popular jock, Jake, takes a bet from Austin, the cocky blonde guy, that he can transform Janey, the pretty ugly girl, into the prom queen before the prom. But two people are trying to stop Jake from succeeding: his evil sister, Catherine, the cruelest girl in school, and Priscilla, the bitchy cheerleader. And all of their friends are the same as any other teen movie: Areola, the naked foreign exchange student, Les, the beautiful weirdo, Malik, the token black guy, the desperate virgins, Amanda Becker, the perfect girl, Ricky, Janey's obsessed best friend, and Sadie, the VERY old undercover reporter. (Read More)

Characters:student,  teenager
Story:jock,  teacher student relationship,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  pink panties,  popular girl,  detention,  popularity,  misfit,  makeover,  teen movie,  teen angst,  scantily clad female,  running,  book,  falling from height,  high school,  panties

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Carrie (2013)
Drama, Horror

Carrie (2013)

The outcast teenager Carrie White is bullied by her classmates at high school. Her mother, Margaret White, is a pious and paranoid woman that sees sin everywhere and the need of self-inflicting punishment. When Carrie has her first period, she does not understand what is happening to her and her classmates humiliate her in the changing room. The spiteful Chris Hargensen videotapes Carrie with her cell phone and posts it on the Internet. Their teacher Ms. Desjardin punishes the students, but when Chris challenges her, she is suspended and consequently is banned from the prom. Meanwhile, Carrie discovers that she has telekinesis and learns how to control her ability. Sue Snell, one of the girls that tormented Carrie, feels bad and asks her boyfriend Tommy Ross to invite Carrie to go with him to the prom to make up for what she did to Carrie. But Chris and her boyfriend Billy Nolan plot an evil prank with her friends to seek vengeance for Carrie. (Read More)

Themes:anger,  dance
Characters:bully,  student,  teacher,  teenager
Story:teacher student relationship,  high school teacher,  high school student,  teenage girl,  detention,  juvenile delinquent,  loner,  teen movie,  laughter,  teen angst,  threat,  prank,  suburb,  library,  f word,  high school,  car,  coming of age,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  kiss

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. This is why Easy A (2010) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985). (Read More)

Characters:student,  teacher,  teenager
Story:virginity,  teacher student relationship,  high school,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  detention,  high school girl,  popularity,  peer pressure,  teen comedy,  principal,  teen movie,  pot smoking,  virgin,  confession,  scantily clad female,  basketball,  gay slur,  marijuana,  song,  panties,  kiss

Footloose (1984) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985)
Drama, Music, Romance

Footloose (1984)

Classic tale of teenage rebellion and repression features a delightful combination of dance choreography and realistic and touching performances. When teenager Ren McCormack and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small Midwestern town, he's in for a real case of culture shock. Though he tries hard to fit in, the streetwise Ren can't quite believe he's living in a place where rock music and dancing are illegal. However, there is one small pleasure: Ariel Moore, a troubled but lovely blonde with a jealous boyfriend. And a Bible-thumping minister, who is responsible for keeping the town dance-free. Ren and his classmates want to do away with this ordinance, especially since the senior prom is around the corner, but only Ren has the courage to initiate a battle to abolish the outmoded ban and revitalize the spirit of the repressed townspeople. Fast-paced drama is filled with such now-famous hit songs as the title track and "Let's Hear It for the Boy". (Read More)

Themes:dance
Characters:teenager
Story:teenage rebellion,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  teenage,  teen movie,  confrontation,  teen angst,  obscene finger gesture,  gay slur,  book,  high school,  cult film,  dancing,  kiss

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Bring It On (2000)
Comedy, Romance, Sport

Bring It On (2000)

The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has got spirit, spunk, sass and a killer routine that's sure to land them the national championship trophy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain Torrance, the Toros' road to total cheer glory takes a shady turn when she discovers that their perfectly-choreographed routines were in fact stolen from the Clovers, a hip-hop squad from East Compton, by the Toro's former captain. While the Toros scramble to come up with a new routine, the Clovers, led by squad captain Isis have their own problems - coming up with enough money to cover their travel expenses to the championships. With time running out and the pressure mounting, both captains drive their squads to the point of exhaustion: Torrance, hell bent on saving the Toros' reputation, and Isis more determined than ever to see that the Clovers finally get the recognition that they deserve. But only one team can bring home the title, so may the best moves win. (Read More)

Themes:anger,  dance
Characters:teenager
Story:teenage boy,  teenage girl,  white panties,  popular girl,  teen comedy,  teen movie,  frustration,  discussion,  brunette,  running,  high school,  panties,  three word title,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  independent film

Risky Business (1983)
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance

Risky Business (1983)

A suburban Chicago teenager's parents leave on vacation, and he cuts loose. An unauthorised trip in his father's Porsche means a sudden need for lots of money, which he raises in a creative way.

Themes:jealousy
Characters:teenager
Period:1980s
Story:practical joke,  teenage boy,  white panties,  drug humor,  wrestler,  teen movie,  teen angst,  prank,  chicago illinois,  scantily clad female,  marijuana,  high school,  car,  panties,  cult film,  dancing

Detroit Rock City (1999)
Comedy, Music

Detroit Rock City (1999)

Four members of a high school band called Mystery do everything they can to attend a KISS concert in Detroit. In order to make it to the show they must steal, cheat, strip, deal with an anti-rock mom and generally do whatever it takes to see the band that has inspired them to be musicians.

Characters:student,  teacher,  teenager
Story:teenage boy,  teenage girl,  detention,  teen comedy,  geek,  teen movie,  virginity,  obscene finger gesture,  virgin,  gay slur,  marijuana,  high school,  car,  song,  coming of age,  cult film,  title spoken by character,  kiss

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Paranoid Park (2007) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985)
Crime, Drama, Mystery

Paranoid Park (2007)

The teenager and skateboarder Alex is interviewed by Detective Richard Lu that is investigating the death of a security guard in the rail yards severed by a train who was apparently hit by a skate board. While dealing with the separation process of his parents and the sexual heat of his virgin girlfriend Jennifer, Alex writes his last experiences in Paranoid Park with his new acquaintances and how the guard was killed, trying to relieve his feeling of guilty from his conscience. This is why Paranoid Park (2007) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985). (Read More)

Themes:anger
Characters:student,  teacher,  teenager
Story:teenage angst,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  hallway,  locker,  obscene finger gesture,  virgin,  library,  running,  high school,  panties,  title spoken by character,  independent film

Dope (2015)
Comedy, Crime, Drama

Dope (2015)

A coming of age comedy/drama for the post hip hop generation. Malcolm is a geek, carefully surviving life in The Bottoms, a tough neighborhood in Inglewood, CA filled with gangsters and drug dealers, while juggling his senior year of college applications, interviews and the SAT. His dream is to attend Harvard. A chance invitation to a big underground party leads Malcolm and his friends into an "only in Los Angeles" gritty adventure filled with offbeat characters and bad choices. If Malcolm can persevere, he'll go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself. (Read More)

Themes:escape
Locations:office
Characters:bully,  teenager
Story:adult actor playing teenage boy,  adult actress playing teenage girl,  high school student,  geek,  teen movie,  virgin,  marijuana,  high school,  song,  coming of age,  panties,  title spoken by character

Teen Wolf (1985)
Comedy, Fantasy

Teen Wolf (1985)

Meet Scott Howard, a struggling high school student with problems. He is on a lackluster basketball team with a lame duck coach, he is having problems getting noticed by the prettiest girl in his school, Pamela Wells (who already has a boyfriend who wants to ruin Scott's life named Mick McAllister). But in the middle of it all, he feels an effects of a dog whistle and he itches everywhere and even discovers that his nails are longer and sharp. When he came home from a party, he discovers his new problem. He is a half human-wolf hybrid. He tries to keep this a secret, but during a basketball game the secret comes out and it helped Scott to turn his life around, the basketball team starts to become a contender for the state championships. He became very popular, and he was discovered by Pamela, and begin to go out with each other (despite that Pamela is still going out with Mick). However, Scott's father warns him about turning into the wolf out of anger. Scott must watch his anger as he can still win Pamela's heart and the High School Basketball State Championship game. (Read More)

Themes:anger,  dance
Characters:student,  teenager
Period:1980s
Story:high school student,  basketball,  adult actor playing teenage boy,  adult actress playing teenage girl,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  high school,  popularity,  teen comedy,  teen movie,  teen angst,  gay slur,  marijuana,  coming of age,  cult film,  independent film

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Never Been Kissed (1999)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Never Been Kissed (1999)

Chicago Sun Times copy editor Josie Gellar (25), who was desperate to graduate from perfectionist copy editor to reporter, gets her chance when the goody owner orders the editor to cover the high-school scene by undercover. Josie, who was a frustrated, ridiculed nerd, gets a popular make-over from her drop-out, naturally funny brother Rob Geller. Both siblings find love and joys of youth again. But in Josie's case, it's sensitive bachelor teacher Sam Coulson, who enjoys sophisticated conversation. As the publication deadline approaches, the price of blowing their cover seems ever more daunting, yet inevitable unless she sacrifices her career. (Read More)

Characters:teacher,  student
Period:1980s
Story:geek,  teacher student relationship,  high school teacher,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  high school,  popular girl,  high school boy,  high school girl,  popularity,  teen comedy,  teen movie,  teen angst,  prank,  chicago illinois,  car,  three word title,  kiss

The Basketball Diaries (1995) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985)
Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport

The Basketball Diaries (1995)

Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction. As a member of a seemingly unbeatable high school basketball squad, Jim's life centers around the basketball court and the court becomes a metaphor for the world in his mind. A best friend who is dying of leukemia, a coach ("Swifty") who takes unacceptable liberties with the boys on his team, teenage sexual angst, and an unhealthy appetite for heroin -- all of these begin to encroach on young Jim's dream of becoming a basketball star. Soon, the dark streets of New York become a refuge from his mother's mounting concern for her son. He can't go home and his only escape from the reality of the streets is heroin for which he steals, robs and prostitutes himself. Only with the help of Reggie, an older neighborhood friend with whom Jim "picked up a game" now and then, is he able to begin the long journey back to sanity. (Read More)

Themes:anger,  escape
Characters:bully,  student,  teacher,  teenager
Story:basketball,  high school teacher,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  high school,  teenage,  sandwich,  juvenile delinquent,  teen angst,  threat,  prank,  confession,  running,  falling from height,  coming of age,  independent film,  kiss

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. This is why Napoleon Dynamite (2004) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985). (Read More)

Themes:dance
Characters:bully,  student,  teenager
Story:school locker,  teenage boy,  popular girl,  jock,  peer pressure,  misfit,  geek,  teen movie,  rejection,  basketball,  high school,  cult film,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  independent film

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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:escape
Characters:bully,  student,  teacher,  teenager
Story:school locker,  student athlete,  high school,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  drug humor,  jock,  one day,  teen movie,  frustration,  teen angst,  pot smoking,  redhead,  suburb,  gay slur,  marijuana,  car,  song,  coming of age,  cult film,  independent film,  kiss

Varsity Blues (1999)
Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport

Varsity Blues (1999)

In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion. The head coach is deified, as long as the team is winning and 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the gridiron every Friday night. In his 35th year as head coach, Bud Kilmer (Jon Voight) is trying to lead his West Canaan Coyotes to their 23rd division title. When star quarterback Lance Harbor (Paul Walker) suffers an injury, the Coyotes are forced to regroup under the questionable leadership of John Moxon (James Van Der Beek), a second-string quarterback with a slightly irreverent approach to the game. "Varsity Blues" explores our obsession with sports and how teenage athletes respond to the extraordinary pressures places on them. (Read More)

Themes:jealousy
Characters:student,  teacher
Story:teenage rebellion,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  pink panties,  white panties,  high school boy,  teenage,  high school girl,  popularity,  teen movie,  argument,  high school,  car,  coming of age,  panties,  kiss

Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985)
Comedy, Drama

Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)

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, Linda Barrett and Mike Damone, respectively. The center of the film is held by Jeff Spicoli, a perpetually stoned surfer dude who faces off with the resolute Mr. Hand, who is convinced that everyone is on dope. (Read More)

Characters:teacher,  teenager
Period:1980s
Story:teacher student relationship,  high school teacher,  teenage girl,  high school,  drug humor,  teen movie,  frustration,  teen angst,  prank,  virgin,  scantily clad female,  gay slur,  marijuana,  coming of age,  panties,  cult film

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Die Welle (2008)
Drama, Thriller

Die Welle (2008)

High school teacher, Rainer Wegner, may be popular with the students, but he's also unorthodox. He's forced to teach autocracy for the school's project week. He's less than enthusiastic at first, but the response of the students is surprising to say the least. He forces the students to become more invested in the prospect of self rule, and soon the class project has its own power and eerily starts to resemble Germany's past. Can Wegner and his class realize what's happening before the horrors start repeating themselves? (Read More)

Characters:bully,  teacher
Story:teacher student relationship,  high school teacher,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  conformity,  peer pressure,  gay slur,  f word,  marijuana,  high school,  dancing,  kiss

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

Adapted from William Shakespeare's play "The Taming of the Shrew," 10 Things I Hate About You starts off with Cameron, new student at Padua High, sitting in the office of the quirky guidance counselor Ms. Perky. He is then shown around the school by Michael, who will become his best friend. During his tour is when Cameron first sees Bianca Stratford, a beautiful sophomore with one problem: she isn't allowed to date. And neither is her "shrew" sister, Katarina, a senior who loves indie rock and feminist prose and hates conformity. But Kat and Bianca's father alters his house rule: now, Bianca can date... as long as Kat has a date, too. Now, in order for Cameron to date Bianca, he has to find someone to date Kat. So Michael helps him enlist the help of pretty-boy/jerk/model Joey Donner, tricking him into thinking that *he* will get to take Bianca out if he pays someone to take out Kat. His choice: Patrick Verona, a bad-boy with a mysterious reputation--some say he ate a live duck once, others that he lit a state trooper on fire, and even more claim that he had a brief porn career. Will Patrick win Kat's heart? Will Cameron win Bianca's? Or will everything hit the fan...? This is why 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985). (Read More)

Locations:office
Characters:student,  teacher,  teenager
Story:high school teacher,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  high school boy,  teenage,  conformity,  opposites attract,  detention,  high school girl,  jock,  teen comedy,  misfit,  juvenile delinquent,  geek,  teen movie,  teen angst,  library,  marijuana,  black comedy,  high school,  car,  dancing

Man Up (2015)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Man Up (2015)

A 34 year old single woman, Nancy, hung-over again, exhausted by the endless fruitless set ups by her friends, traveling up to London to toast another 10 years of her parent's successful happy magical marriage runs in with a 40 year old divorcee, Jack, who mistakes her for his 24 year old blind date. Nancy, deciding to go with it, happens to hop on the most chaotic yet hilarious journey of her life which neither of them will ever forget. There is drinking, truths, an old stalker class mate with a long standing crush, lost divorce papers, lost hopes, competitive indoor sports and yeah Jack finding out the truth that Nancy isn't his blind date. 'Man Up' a romantic comedy about taking chances, finding about being yourself, making decisions and rolling with the consequences. (Read More)

Themes:anger,  dance
Story:self esteem,  one day,  lipstick,  frustration,  rage,  revelation,  argument,  confession,  joke,  f word,  running,  book,  black comedy,  car,  song,  dancing,  kiss

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Teeth (2007) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985)
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Teeth (2007)

Dawn grows up in the shadow of a nuclear power plant. In high school, while her biology class studies evolution, she realizes she may have a hidden curse, an "adaptation." She lives with her mom, step-father, and hard-edged step-brother. She likes Tobey, a guy at school, and he likes her. She takes a pledge to remain chaste until marriage, so they date in groups, watch G-rated films, and don't kiss, but the power of teen hormones is great, so temptation beckons. Dawn has an admirer in Ryan, and when when things have an unexpected twist with Tobey, she turns to Ryan for help. Will he be her mythical hero and rescue her? Or can she find her way as her own hero, turning the curse into an asset? (Read More)

Characters:student,  teacher
Story:high school teacher,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  high school,  high school boy,  hidden,  high school girl,  virginity,  pot smoking,  virgin,  dysfunctional family,  book,  black comedy,  coming of age,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  independent film,  kiss

Empire Records (1995)
Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance

Empire Records (1995)

A day in the life of the employees of Empire Records. Except this is a day where everything comes to a head for a number of them facing personal crises - can they pull through together? And more importantly, can they keep their record store independent and not swallowed up by corporate greed?

Themes:anger
Characters:teenager
Story:teenage boy,  white panties,  juvenile delinquent,  one day,  teen movie,  discussion,  teen angst,  virgin,  scantily clad female,  brunette,  song,  coming of age,  panties,  cult film,  title spoken by character,  dancing

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
Characters:bully,  student,  teenager
Story:high school,  school locker,  teacher student relationship,  high school teacher,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  popular girl,  high school boy,  high school girl,  teen comedy,  principal,  locker,  teen movie,  discussion,  teen angst,  argument,  gay slur,  running,  black comedy,  cult film,  kiss

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The Virgin Suicides (1999)
Drama, Romance

The Virgin Suicides (1999)

A man about forty years of age tells the story from when he was a teenager in upscale suburban Detroit of his and three of his friends' fascination with the mysterious and doomed Lisbon sisters. In 1974, the sisters were seventeen year old Therese, sixteen year old Mary, fifteen year old Bonnie, fourteen year old Lux, and thirteen year old Cecilia. Their fascination still remains as they try to piece together the entire story. The sisters were mysteries if only because of having a strict and overprotective upbringing by their father, who taught math at the girls' private co-ed school, and overly devout Catholic mother, who largely dictated the household rules. The story focuses primarily on two incidents and the resulting situations on the girls' lives. The first was an action by Cecilia to deal with her emotions over her life. And the second was the relationship between Lux - the sister who pushed the boundaries of the household rules most overtly in doing what most teenagers want to do - and Trip Fontaine, he who could have any girl he wanted but wanting solely Lux. This is why The Virgin Suicides (1999) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985). (Read More)

Themes:escape,  jealousy
Characters:teacher,  teenager
Story:high school teacher,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  coming of age film,  popularity,  teen movie,  virginity,  teen angst,  pot smoking,  suburb,  virgin,  marijuana,  black comedy,  high school,  song,  coming of age,  cult film,  dancing,  independent film,  kiss

Ginger Snaps (2000) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Ginger Snaps (2000)

Is becoming a woman analogous, in some deep psychological way, to becoming a werewolf? Ginger is 16, edgy, tough, and, with her younger sister, into staging and photographing scenes of death. They've made a pact about dying together. In early October, on the night she has her first period, which is also the night of a full moon, a werewolf bites Ginger. Within a few days, some serious changes happen to her body and her temperament. Her sister Brigitte, 15, tries to find a cure with the help of Sam, a local doper. As Brigitte races against the clock, Halloween and another full moon approach, Ginger gets scarier, and it isn't just local dogs that begin to die. (Read More)

Characters:student,  teacher,  teenager
Story:school locker,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  janitor,  pot smoking,  redhead,  obscene finger gesture,  suburb,  virgin,  marijuana,  running,  black comedy,  high school,  coming of age,  panties,  cult film,  dancing,  independent film,  kiss

Revenge Of The Nerds (1984)
Comedy

Revenge Of The Nerds (1984)

When lovable nerds Gilbert and Lewis embark on their freshman year at Adams College, little do they realize the dangers that await them. They are beset by taunting from the jocks of Alpha Beta fraternity, which only worsens when the jocks accidentally burn down their house and toss the freshmen out of the freshmen dorm. To make matters more problematic, Lewis develops a crush on pretty Betty Childs, popular sorority sister and quarterback's girlfriend. Joined by the aptly named Booger and the violin-playing Poindexter, the nerds soon realize they must form their own fraternity in self-defense. Soon the tables are turned as the nerds employ high-tech warfare against the jocks.... but can they really succeed and make a difference? (Read More)

Themes:dance
Characters:bully,  teenager
Period:1980s
Story:pink panties,  white panties,  jock,  teen comedy,  insult,  teen movie,  laughter,  prank,  basketball,  marijuana,  panties,  cult film,  dancing

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Cursed (2005)
Comedy, Horror

Cursed (2005)

Ellie has been taking care of her younger brother Jimmy since their parents death. One night after picking him up from a party they are involved in a car accident on Mullholland Drive. While trying to rescue a woman from the other car a creature attacks and kills her, also injuring both Ellie and Jimmy. After some research Jimmy realizes the creature could only have been a werewolf. (Read More)

Themes:escape,  jealousy
Locations:office
Characters:bully,  teenager
Story:high school student,  jock,  wrestler,  geek,  teen movie,  obscene finger gesture,  gay slur,  falling from height,  black comedy,  high school,  car,  cult film,  title spoken by character,  independent film,  kiss

The To Do List (2013)
Comedy, Romance

The To Do List (2013)

Brandy Klark ('Aubrey Plaza (I)' (qv)) has just graduated from high school where she excelled in every subject, except real-life sexual education. When her older sister tells her how important it is to be experienced, Brandy writes out a sex to do list for herself for the summer. Her friend Cameron might be the perfect guinea pig while she sets her sights on the popular and sexy Rusty Waters as the ultimate end goal. But once feelings get in the way, it becomes much harder for Brandy to check off the remaining items on her sex to do list. (Read More)

Story:practical joke,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  white panties,  virginity,  prank,  argument,  scantily clad female,  high school,  panties,  kiss

Ghost World (2001) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985)
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. This is why Ghost World (2001) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985). (Read More)

Themes:jealousy
Characters:teacher
Story:high school,  teacher student relationship,  practical joke,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  coming of age film,  principal,  misfit,  boredom,  teen movie,  teen angst,  prank,  suburb,  joke,  dysfunctional family,  coming of age,  cult film,  dancing,  independent film

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The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (2012)
Drama, Romance

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (2012)

Based on the novel written by Stephen Chbosky, this is about 15-year-old Charlie (Logan Lerman), an endearing and naive outsider, coping with first love (Emma Watson), the suicide of his best friend, and his own mental illness while struggling to find a group of people with whom he belongs. The introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors, Sam and Patrick, who welcome him to the real world. (Read More)

Themes:dance,  escape,  jealousy
Characters:student,  teacher,  bully,  teenager
Story:school locker,  teacher student relationship,  high school,  high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  loner,  teen movie,  virginity,  prank,  virgin,  library,  gay slur,  f word,  marijuana,  running,  book,  coming of age,  dancing,  kiss

Entre Les Murs (2008)
Drama

Entre Les Murs (2008)

Teacher Francois Marin and his colleagues are preparing for another school year teaching at a racially mixed inner city high school in Paris. The teachers talk to each other about their prospective students, both the good and the bad. The teachers collectively want to inspire their students, but each teacher is an individual who will do things in his or her own way to achieve the results they desire. They also have differing viewpoints on the students themselves, and how best to praise and discipline them. The administration of the school tries to be as fair as possible, which includes having student representatives sit on the student evaluation committee. Marin's class this year of fourteen and fifteen year olds is no different than previous years, although the names and faces have changed. Marin tries to get through to his students, sometimes with success and sometimes resulting in utter failure. Even Marin has his breaking point, which may result in him doing things he would probably admit to himself are wrong. But after all is said and done, there is next year and another group of students. (Read More)

Characters:student,  teacher,  teenager
Story:teacher student relationship,  high school teacher,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  conformity,  peer pressure,  insult,  confrontation,  gay slur,  high school,  three word title

Rushmore (1998)
Comedy, Drama

Rushmore (1998)

Max Fischer is a precocious 15-year-old whose reason for living is his attendance at Rushmore, a private school where he's not doing well in any of his classes, but where he's the king of extracurricular activities - from being in the beekeeping society to writing and producing plays, there's very little after school he doesn't do. His life begins to change, however, when he finds out he's on academic probation, and when he stumbles into love with Miss Cross, a pretty teacher of the elementary school at Rushmore. Added to the mix is his friendship with Herman Blume, wealthy industrialist and father to boys who attend the school, and who also finds himself attracted to Miss Cross. Max's fate becomes inextricably tied to this odd love triangle, and how he sets about resolving it is the story in the film. (Read More)

Themes:jealousy
Characters:teacher,  student
Story:teenage angst,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  coming of age film,  misfit,  teen movie,  teen angst,  library,  basketball,  high school,  coming of age,  cult film,  title spoken by character,  dancing

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Menace II Society (1993) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Menace II Society (1993)

This urban nightmare chronicles several days in the life of Caine Lawson, following his high-school graduation, as he attempts to escape his violent existence in the projects of Watts, CA.

Themes:anger,  escape
Characters:teenager
Story:high school teacher,  high school student,  juvenile delinquent,  teen movie,  gay slur,  f word,  black comedy,  high school,  car,  coming of age,  cult film,  three word title,  independent film

Thirteen (2003)
Drama

Thirteen (2003)

At the edge of adolescence, Tracy is a smart straight-A student--if not a little naive (it seems...she smokes and she cuts to alleviate the emotional pain she suffers from having a broken home and hating her mom's boyfriend, Brady.) When she befriends Evie, the most popular and beautiful girl in school, Evie leads Tracy down a path of sex, drugs and petty crime (like stealing money from purses and from stores). As Tracy transforms herself and her identity, her world becomes a boiling, emotional cauldron fueled by new tensions between her and her mother--as well as, teachers and old friends. This is why Thirteen (2003) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985). (Read More)

Characters:student,  teacher
Story:popular girl,  teenage rebellion,  teacher student relationship,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  popularity,  peer pressure,  makeover,  juvenile delinquent,  teen angst,  obscene finger gesture,  dysfunctional family,  marijuana,  coming of age,  panties,  dancing,  independent film,  kiss

Porky's (1981)
Comedy

Porky's (1981)

1954. The sexual hijinks of a group of mid-teen male students of Angel Beach High School in Florida are presented. Their main goal is to lose their collective virginity. In the process, they embark on games of sexual innuendo with their female classmates, as witnessed by the activities of Billy, Tommy and Pee Wee in their secret surveillance. Pee Wee is the most desperate, that desperation which gets him into one predicament after another, especially as he is the butt of many a prank. A side issue for Tim, basically a good guy, is dealing with his learned racism, which comes to the surface with the arrival to their school of new student, Jewish Brian Schwartz. The sexual pursuits at the school are not limited to the student body as new boys Phys Ed coach, Roy Brackett, has a mutual attraction with cheer-leading coach, Miss Lynn Honeywell, who doesn't want to go all the way; Coach Brackett's goal is to find out why Coach Warren has nicknamed Miss Honeywell "Lassie". All these goings-on offend the sensibilities of female Phys Ed coach, Miss Beulah Balbricker, who takes it upon herself to maintain the moral standards of the school. The boys' mission seems to be stalled, so Mickey, whose brother Ted is the local sheriff, suggests they go to Porky's, a bar and unofficial brothel in neighboring Wallacetown in the middle of the Everglades, to lose their virginity. Porky's is owned by the violent Porky, whose actions are supported by his sheriff brother. The boys' experience at Porky's leads to a continuing feud between the boys and Porky and his posse, the boys' collective anger fueled by Mickey. They will learn that they may not be able to beat Porky with their fists, but may be able to do so with a little ingenuity, which may hurt Porky more in the long run. (Read More)

Themes:anger
Characters:student,  teacher,  teenager
Story:virginity,  teacher student relationship,  practical joke,  high school student,  high school,  teenage,  jock,  teen comedy,  abusive father,  teen movie,  prank,  virgin,  scantily clad female,  basketball,  gay slur,  car,  panties,  cult film,  dancing

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Dans La Maison (2012)
Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Dans La Maison (2012)

A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted and unusual pupil, the teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for his work, but the boy's intrusion will unleash a series of uncontrollable events. (Read More)

Characters:student,  teacher,  teenager
Story:teacher student relationship,  high school student,  teenage boy,  reference to john lennon,  teen angst,  basketball,  book,  high school,  title spoken by character,  kiss

American Beauty (1999) is one of the best movies like The Breakfast Club (1985)
Drama, Romance

American Beauty (1999)

After his death sometime in his forty-third year, suburbanite Lester Burnham tells of the last few weeks of his life, during which he had no idea of his imminent passing. He is a husband to real estate agent Carolyn Burnham and father to high school student Janie Burnham. Although Lester and Carolyn once loved each other, they now merely tolerate each other. Typical wallflower Janie too hates both her parents, the three who suffer individually in silence in their home life. Janie tries to steer clear of both her parents. Carolyn, relatively new to the real estate business, wants to create the persona of success to further her career, she aspiring to the professional life of Buddy Kane, the king of the real estate business in their neighborhood. Lester merely walks mindlessly through life, including at his job in advertising. His company is downsizing, and he, like all the other employees, has to justify his position to the newly hired efficiency expert to keep his job. Things change for Lester when he falls in love at first sight with Janie's more experienced classmate, Angela Hays. Both Janie and Angela can see Lester's sexual infatuation with Angela, who courts such attention from any man as a sign that she is model material, she having once appeared in Seventeen and it a career to which she aspires. Lester's infatuation with Angela gives him a reenergized view on life, where he openly doesn't care anymore what anyone thinks about what he does, anyone except Angela. This infatuation coincides with the Fittses moving in next door: homophobic disciplinarian US Marine Colonel Frank Fitts who rules the house with a military fist (that fist being both figurative and literal), his semi-comatose wife Barbara Fitts, and their bright and quietly subversive eighteen year old son Ricky Fitts, who openly abides by his father's rules while behind the scenes lives by his own quite different perspective. Much like Lester's infatuation, Ricky immediately becomes infatuated with Janie, he who considers girls like Angela as ordinary. The entry of Angela and the Fittses into the Burnhams' lives ultimately leads to each of the players confronting what is truly in his or her heart. (Read More)

Themes:anger,  dance
Characters:student,  teenager
Story:high school student,  teenage boy,  teenage girl,  high school,  drug humor,  abusive father,  self discovery,  virginity,  teen angst,  pot smoking,  obscene finger gesture,  suburb,  virgin,  argument,  scantily clad female,  basketball,  dysfunctional family,  gay slur,  f word,  marijuana,  black comedy,  car,  coming of age,  panties,  cult film,  kiss

Welcome To The Dollhouse (1995)
Comedy, Drama

Welcome To The Dollhouse (1995)

Seventh-grade is no fun. Especially for Dawn Weiner when everyone at school calls you 'Dog-Face' or 'Wiener-Dog.' Not to mention if your older brother is 'King of the Nerds' and your younger sister is a cutesy ballerina who gets you in trouble but is your parents' favorite. And that's just the beginning--her life seems to be falling apart when she faces rejection from the older guy in her brother's band that she has a crush on, her parents want to tear down her 'Special People's Club' clubhouse, and her sister is abducted.... (Read More)

Characters:bully,  student,  teacher
Story:high school student,  teenage boy,  principal,  locker,  loner,  teen movie,  rejection,  teen angst,  suburb,  dysfunctional family,  gay slur,  black comedy,  high school,  coming of age,  cult film,  independent film

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