10 best movies like The Kissing Booth (2018)

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Movies similar to The Kissing Booth (2018): El Angel, Drive Me Crazy, Sing Street, Standing Tall, Barely Lethal, Prom, Encino Man, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Twilight, The Ciambra.

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El Angel (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryArgentina, Spain
Duration01:54
CharactersFriends, Teens, Difficult teens, Thieves, Serial killers, Presidential, Spy, Cyclists
PlotDancing, Money, Motorcycles, War, Political, Undercover, Love, On real events
PlaceSchool, Egypt
StyleSmart, Atmospheric, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1971. Carlos Robledo Puch is a 19-year-old boy with an angelic face, but a vocational thief as well, who acts ruthlessly, without remorse. When he meets Ramón, they follow together a dark path of crime and death.

Drive Me Crazy (1999)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersTeens, Parents, Friends, Losers
PlotDancing, Love, Holidays, Cheating, Youth, Rivalry, Chase
PlaceSchool, USA
TimeGraduation
StyleLight

Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial celebration, Nicole and Chase find that the one they always wanted was closer than they ever thought.

Sing Street (2016)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:36
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Singers, Musicians, Mothers, Pupils, Family
PlotLove, Relationship, Art, Dancing, Motorcycles, Music, Happiness
PlaceSchool, Ireland, Trains, England, London
StyleTouching

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Standing Tall (2015)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Pregnant, Lawyers, Strong women, Criminals
PlotRelationship, Parenting, Test, First love, Dancing, Boxing, Soccer, Computers, Mystery
PlacePrison, School, Office, Hospitals, France, Court
TimeNew Year

The film tells the story of Malony and his education as he grows from a six-year-old into an 18-year-old. A minors’ judge and a caseworker work tirelessly to try to save the young offender.

Barely Lethal (2015)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersTeens, Family, Friends, Girlfriends, Mothers, Hired assassins, Spy
PlotLove, Jealousy, Relationship, Parenting, Rivalry
PlaceSchool, USA, Party
TimeGraduation
StyleExciting

A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.

Prom (2011)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotFirst love, Motorcycles, Love
TimeGraduation

At “Prom,” every couple has a story and no two are exactly alike. As the big dance approaches for Nova Prescott, it’s a battle of wills as she finds herself drawn to the guy who gets in the way of her perfect prom. Fellow seniors Mei and Tyler harbor secrets, while others face all the insecurity and anticipation that surrounds one of high school’s most seminal events.

Encino Man (1992)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersTeens, Friends, Losers
PlotDancing, Earthquake, Hockey
PlaceSchool, College
TimeGraduation

High school misfits Stoney and Dave discover a long-frozen primeval man buried in their back yard. But the thawed-out Link—as the boys have named him—quickly becomes a wild card in the teens' already zany southern California lives. After a shave and some new clothes, Link's presence at school makes the daily drudgery a lot more interesting.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:32
CharactersWizards, Goblins, Owls, Childrens, Teachers, Pupils, Teachers, Friends, Heroes, Orphans, Family, Witch
PlotMulti-part, Teleportation, Magic, Superpowers, Ghosts, Mystery, Adventure
PlaceSchool, Forest, England, London, Castle
StyleWorth watching, By books, Atmospheric, Exciting, Best soundtracks, Kind, Soulful, Spectacular, Interesting, For children, For winter evenings, For a group of friends, For relax, For a cozy evening, Uplifting, Good music, Bright, Vivid, Touching

Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school's kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents' deaths -- and about the villain who's to blame.

Twilight (2008)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersWerewolf, Vampire, Teens
PlotLove, Supernatural
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTouching, To cry

When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated cautions, Bella can't help but fall in love with him, a fatal move that endangers her own life when a coven of bloodsuckers try to challenge the Cullen clan.

The Ciambra (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryItaly, Brazil, Germany, France, Sweden, USA
CharactersMafia, Singers, Horses
PlotDeath, Dancing, Motorcycles, Hunger, Money, Computers, Gambling, Soccer
PlaceSchool, Trains, Italy, Ghetto

Pio Amato, a 14 year-old member of a small Romani community in southern Italian town of Gioia Tauro in Calabria, is in a hurry to grow up. Pio follows his older brother Cosimo everywhere and from him he learns how to hustle and how to navigate the streets of his hometown. One night Pio sets out to prove to his brother that he is as good or better than him but, when things go wrong, a series of events will forever change the way he sees the world.

Tom of Finland (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama, biography
CountryFinland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA
Duration02:03
CharactersArtists, Friends, Gay, Thieves, Soldier, Jews, Teachers, Models, Criminals
PlotLove, Relationship, Art, Creation, Dancing, Cancer, Motorcycles, Snow, Money, Religious, Ghosts, Viruses
PlaceUSA, Aircraft, Trains, Party
TimeWinter

Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of the homosexual and men around him even being pressured to marry women and have children. Touko finds refuge in his liberating art, specialising in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, free of inhibitions. His work – made famous by his signature ‘Tom of Finland’ – became the emblem of a generation of men and fanned the flames of a gay revolution.

Freak Show (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersTeens
PlotBasketball, Blackmail
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleTouching, To cry

The story of teenager Billy Bloom who, despite attending an ultra conservative high school, makes the decision to run for homecoming queen.

Mustang (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Germany, Turkey, Qatar
Duration01:58
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Sisters, Friends, Neighbors, Students
PlotWedding, Weapon, Dancing, Money, Soccer, Chase
PlaceSchool, Turkey, Village
TimeSummer
StyleDepressive

In a Turkish village, five orphaned sisters live under strict rule while members of their family prepare their arranged marriages.

The Face of Love (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersPhotographers, Artists
PlotCancer, Dancing, Motorcycles, Computers, Mystery, Happiness
PlaceLos Angeles, School, Mexico, Aircraft
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Touching

A widow falls for a guy who bears a striking resemblance to her late husband.

A Bag of Hammers (2011)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersLosers, Friends, Thieves, Criminals
PlotDancing, Soccer
PlaceSchool, Los Angeles
StyleTouching

Two misfit best friends incapable of growing up, whose direction is tested by an abandoned child, worn beyond his years; together they invent the family they've always needed.

Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Friends, Mothers, Nephews
PlotDancing, Competitions, Love, Rivalry, Hip Hop, Music
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleLight, Fascinating

When rebellious street dancer Andie lands at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, she finds herself fighting to fit in while also trying to hold onto her old life. When she joins forces with the schools hottest dancer, Chase, to form a crew of classmate outcasts to compete in Baltimore s underground dance battle The Streets.

Juno (2007)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersPregnant, Teens, Teachers, Parents, Doctors, Family, Mothers, Friends, Lawyers, Musicians
PlotLove, Relationship, Adoption
PlaceSchool, Hospitals, USA
TimeGraduation
StyleTo cry

A young girl named Juno gets herself pregnant and tries to stand on her own, but soon learns a few lessons about being grown up.

The Way I Spent the End of the World (2006)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryRomania, France
Duration01:46
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Friends, Pupils
PlotLove, Political, Relationship, Betrayal, Dancing
PlaceSchool, Village
StyleAtmospheric, Soulful, Fascinating, To cry

Bucharest 1989 - the last year of Ceausecu's dictatorship. Eva lives with her parents and her 7 year old brother, Lalalilu. One day at school, Eva and her boyfriend accidentally break a bust of Ceausescu. They are forced to confess their crime before a disciplinary committee and Eva is expelled from school and transferred to a reformatory establishment. There she meets Andrei, and decides to escape Romania with him. Lalalilu becomes convinced that Ceausescu is the main reason for Eva's decision to leave. So with his friends from school he devises a plan to kill the dictator.

Clannad (2007)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Friends, Pupils, Students, Teachers, Musicians, Terminally ill
PlotLove, Magic, Depression, Dreams, Basketball, Soccer, Cars
PlaceSchool, Japan, Sea
StyleSoulful, Touching

Tomoya Okazaki is a third year high school student resentful of his life. His mother passed away from a car accident when he was younger, causing his father to resort to alcohol and cigarettes. This results in fights between the two until Tomoya's shoulder is injured in a fight. Since then, Tomoya has had distant relationships with his father, causing him to become a delinquent over time. While on a walk to school, he meets a strange girl named Nagisa Furukawa who is a year older, but is repeating due to illness. Due to this, she is often alone as most of her friends have moved on. The two begin hanging out and slowly, as time goes by, Tomoya finds his life shifting in a new direction. Anime based on a popular visual novel game.

The Karate Kid (1984)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredrama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersTeens, Friends, Family
PlotMartial Arts, Rivalry, Motorcycles
PlaceSchool, Los Angeles
TimeHalloween
StyleTouching, Fascinating, To cry

Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi, who agrees to train Daniel ... and ends up teaching him much more than self-defense. Armed with newfound confidence, skill and wisdom, Daniel ultimately faces off against his tormentors in this hugely popular classic underdog tale.




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