10 best movies like 17 Again (2009)

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17 Again 2009
On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside the body of a teenager, Mike actually has the chance to reverse some decisions he wishes he'd never made. But maybe they weren't so bad after all.
List of the best movies like 17 Again (2009): Big, Peggy Sue Got Married, Teen Spirit, Freaky Friday, #realityhigh, Wish Upon a Star, The Sixth Man, High School Musical 3: Senior Year, Goodbye Mr. Loser, Thunderstruck.

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Big (1988)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

A young boy, Josh Baskin makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big. He wakes up the following morning to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older overnight. But he is still the same 13-year-old boy inside. Now he must learn how to cope with the unfamiliar world of grown-ups including getting a job and having his first romantic encounter with a woman. What will he find out about this strange world?

Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

Peggy Sue faints at a high school reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.

Teen Spirit (2011)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

The story is about Amber, a mean popular girl who gets electrocuted and dies and is not allowed to enter into heaven unless she helps the least popular girl in school become Prom Queen within a week, but things do not go as planned.

Freaky Friday (2003)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

Mother and daughter bicker over everything -- what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she's older. In turn, Anna detests Tess's fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek at how the other person feels, thinks and lives.

#realityhigh (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

When nerdy high schooler Dani finally attracts the interest of her longtime crush, she lands in the cross hairs of his ex, a social media celebrity.

Wish Upon a Star (1996)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Seventeen-year-old Alexia Wheaton hasn't been herself lately. Neighter has her 15-year-old sister Hayley. In fact they've been each other. Alexia becomes fashion-challenged Hayley and she in turn becomes styling Alexia and the complications come fast furious and funny.

The Sixth Man (1997)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

Antoine and Kenny Tyler are NCAA college basketball players, and Antoine is the star. Suddenly Antoine dies of heart attack and Kenny has to fill his shoes as leader of team. Some time later, Antoine returns as a ghost and helps Kenny in game and in life, but Kenny changes in the process and doesn't quite like it.

High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ― and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something they'll remember forever. Together with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical reflecting their hopes and fears about the future and their unforgettable experiences growing up together. But with graduation approaching and college plans in question, what will become of the dreams, romances, and friendships of East High's senior Wildcats?

Goodbye Mr. Loser (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryChina

A middle-aged loser travels back in time to his high scool years to put his life on the right track.

Thunderstruck (2012)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

Brian is a 16 year-old who can't play basketball, but he still wants to play like his hero, Kevin Durant. At an Oklahoma City Thunder game, Brian gets chosen to shoot a half court shot which he misses and hits the mascot in the process. Later on, he gets a chance to meet Durant and expresses his desire to play just like him. When Kevin gives Brian the ball, the two unknowingly switch talents.

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Angels Sing (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the holidays, despite encouragement from his playful wife and well-intentioned parents. But when his young son faces a tragedy, Michael needs to make amends with his past. A mysterious man named Nick gives Michael a gift and instills in him the courage to find the joy that he lost.

Jump In! (2007)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA

Story revolves around a young boxer, Izzy Daniels, who trains to follow in his father's footsteps by winning the Golden Glove. When his friend, Mary, however, asks him to substitute for a team member in a Double Dutch tournament, the young man discovers a hidden passion for jump roping

The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.

Reckless (1984)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Rebellious footballer Johnny, falls for cheerleader Tracy. They come from opposite backgrounds; she's from a comfortable well off family, he is poor and broken. Tracy already has a boyfriend but he acts like a jerk, so Johnny has to win Tracy's heart - something she seems reluctant to let him do.

Pete's Christmas (2013)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA, Canada

An overlooked middle child finds himself in the unexpected spotlight when he realizes his family's terrible Christmas day keeps repeating. As the only one experiencing the day over and over, he decides to use his unique gift to give the holidays a makeover and his family a Christmas they will never forget.

North (1994)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

Eleven-year-old North has had it with his parents. They are always busy with their careers and don't give North the attention he needs, so he files a lawsuit against them. The judge rules that North should either find new parents or return to his own parents within two months. Thus North starts off on a journey around the world to find parents that really care about him.

Ruby Sparks (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin finds Ruby, in the flesh, sitting on his couch about a week later, he is completely flabbergasted that his words have turned into a living, breathing person.

P.S. (2004)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Thirty-nine-year old divorcé Louise Harrington (Linney) works in the admissions office at Columbia University School of the Arts. She is unnerved when she receives an application from F. Scott Feinstadt, the same name of her high school sweetheart who was killed in a car crash, and calls the student to arrange an interview. His appearance, mannerisms, and painting style closely resemble those of her former love, and she begins to suspect the young artist may be the reincarnation of her old flame. Hours after meeting, the two embark upon an affair. Also complicating Louise's life are her relationship with her ex-husband Peter , who confesses he is learning to cope with a sex addiction that, unknown to her, plagued their marriage; her ne'er-do-well brother Sammy, who is favored by their mother Ellie despite his shortcomings; and her best friend Missy, who stole the original Scott from Louise before his death and seems intent on doing the same with the contemporary version.

16 Wishes (2010)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:30

The story about Abby Jensen, a girl who's been eager to reach her 16th birthday and has kept a secret wish list since she was a little girl. When the Big Day actually arrives, utter disaster strikes, leaving Abby to think her birthday is ruined. But when a mysterious box of magical birthday candles arrives to turn things around, Abby's 16 Wishes start to come true. Her day gets better and better...until she makes one wish that threatens to change everything.

My One and Only (2009)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

A mother takes her two sons on an unusual road trip from New York. Pittsburgh, St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.

Little (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration03:00

Jordan Sanders, a take-no-prisoners tech mogul, wakes up one morning in the body of her 13-year-old self right before a do-or-die presentation. Her beleaguered assistant April is the only one in on the secret that her daily tormentor is now trapped in an awkward tween body, just as everything is on the line.

Unicorn Store (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

A woman named Kit moves back to her parent's house, where she receives a mysterious invitation that would fulfill her childhood dreams.

It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:35

A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the other's shoes.

The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Milly and Louis, and their recently-widowed mom, Charlene, move to a new neighborhood. Once there, they all deal with a variety of personal problems, but Milly finds a friend in Eric, her autistic next door neighbor. Eric has a fascination with flight, and as the story progresses, he exerts an enthralling force of change on all those around him.

Time Freak (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Stillman, a heartbroken physics student, builds a time machine when his girlfriend breaks up with him. Going back in time, he attempts to save their relationship by fixing every mistake he made—while dragging his best friend along in the process.

Avalon High (2010)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:29

Disney Channel's production of Julie Sherman Wolfe's screenplay adaptation of the popular novel Avalon High by Meg Cabot. Elaine "Ellie" Harrison has just moved from Minnesota to Annapolis, Maryland while her parents take a year long sabbatical to continue their medieval studies in nearby DC. Her new high school, Avalon High, seems like a typical high school with the stereotypical students: Lance the jock, Jennifer the cheerleader, Marco, the bad boy/desperado, and Will, the senior class president, quarterback, and all around good guy. But not everyone at Avalon High is who they appear to be, not even Ellie herself. Eventually, it becomes apparent that Avalon High is a situation where the ancient Arthurian legend is repeating itself. Will, Jennifer, Lance, Marco, and Mr. Morton all correspond to King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, Knight Lancelot, Mordred, and Merlin, respectively.

Lucas (1986)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends -- Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love -- fall for each other.

The Myth of the American Sleepover (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Four young people navigate the suburban wonderland of metro-Detroit looking for love and adventure on the last weekend of summer.

Beastly (2011)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the weaker and less attractive. When Kyle invites his misfit classmate Kendra to an environmental rally at their school, she questions his motivations but reluctantly accepts. Later, Kyle blows Kendra off, prompting the spurned goth girl to cast a dark spell on the swaggering egotist.

The Late Bloomer (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

A sex therapist goes through puberty after the successful removal of a benign tumor resting against his pituitary gland. He experiences all the changes and effects of puberty over a three-week period.




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