20 Movies Like Mallrats

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Clerks

Clerks
Clerks
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Comedy
Awards: 7 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Kevin Smith
Actors: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Clerks” is a comedy film that follows the daily lives of two store clerks, Dante and Randal, as they navigate through their mundane jobs, personal relationships, and a series of humorous and quirky encounters with customers and friends. The movie provides a humorous and insightful exploration of the frustrations and absurdities of working in a dead-end job.

Empire Records

Empire Records
Empire Records
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 31%
Metacritic: 36/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Awards: 1 win
Writer: Carol Heikkinen
Actors: Anthony LaPaglia, Debi Mazar, Maxwell Caulfield
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Empire Records” is a coming-of-age film set in a small record store, following a group of eclectic employees as they navigate personal and professional challenges while trying to save their beloved store from being bought out by a corporate chain.

Dazed and Confused

Dazed and Confused
Dazed and Confused
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Comedy
Awards: 1 win & 4 nominations
Writer: Richard Linklater
Actors: Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Dazed and Confused” is a coming-of-age film set in 1976, following a group of high school students on their last day of school as they navigate friendships, parties, and the uncertainties of the future. The film captures the spirit of youth, rebellion, and the search for identity in a nostalgic and comedic way.

Can’t Hardly Wait

Can't Hardly Wait
Can't Hardly Wait
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 41%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont
Actors: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Charlie Korsmo
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Can’t Hardly Wait” is a 1998 teen comedy film that follows a group of high school seniors attending a graduation party, as they navigate romantic entanglements, personal revelations, and the pressure to make the most of their last night together before college. The film explores themes of love, friendship, and self-discovery in a humorous and nostalgic way.

American Pie

American Pie
American Pie
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 61%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Comedy
Awards: 9 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: Adam Herz
Actors: Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas
Language: English
Country: United States
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American Pie is a coming-of-age comedy film that follows a group of high school friends as they make a pact to lose their virginity by prom night. The movie explores their hilarious and often awkward encounters with love, relationships, and growing up.

Superbad

Superbad
Superbad
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Comedy
Awards: 11 wins & 24 nominations
Writer: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg
Actors: Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Superbad” is a coming-of-age comedy about three high school friends who embark on a wild night of misadventures and partying in an attempt to lose their virginity before graduation. Along the way, they navigate friendship, romance, and the challenges of growing up.

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: Cameron Crowe
Actors: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Fast Times at Ridgemont High” is a coming-of-age comedy that follows a group of high school students as they navigate relationships, friendships, and the challenges of adolescence. The film explores the ups and downs of teenage life, including love, sex, drugs, and the pressures of school, with a mix of humor and realism.

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club
The Breakfast Club
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: 4 wins
Writer: John Hughes
Actors: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Breakfast Club” is a coming-of-age film that follows five high school students from different social groups who are forced to spend a Saturday detention together. Over the course of the day, they confront their stereotypes and form unexpected connections, ultimately learning that they are more than just their labels.

Mean Girls

Mean Girls
Mean Girls
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Comedy
Awards: 7 wins & 25 nominations
Writer: Rosalind Wiseman, Tina Fey
Actors: Lindsay Lohan, Jonathan Bennett, Rachel McAdams
Language: English, German, Vietnamese, Swahili
Country: United States, Canada
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“Mean Girls” is a comedy film that follows Cady Heron, a teenager who navigates the treacherous social hierarchy of high school after transferring from Africa. She becomes entangled with a group of popular girls known as “The Plastics,” leading to drama, betrayal, and ultimately, self-discovery.

Easy A

Easy A
Easy A
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 9 wins & 22 nominations
Writer: Bert V. Royal
Actors: Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Penn Badgley
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Easy A” is a comedy film about a high school student named Olive who pretends to be sexually promiscuous to gain popularity but faces unexpected consequences when her reputation spirals out of control.

Juno

Juno
Juno
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 90 wins & 101 nominations total
Writer: Diablo Cody
Actors: Elliot Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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The Juno movie is about a teenage girl named Juno who becomes pregnant and decides to give her baby up for adoption. It follows her journey as she navigates the complexities of teenage pregnancy, relationships, and the adoption process.

10 Things I Hate About You

10 Things I Hate About You
10 Things I Hate About You
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 2 wins & 13 nominations
Writer: Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith, William Shakespeare
Actors: Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“10 Things I Hate About You” is a modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” set in a high school, where a popular guy is paid to date a rebellious girl so that her sister can also date. The movie explores themes of love, identity, and teenage relationships.

She’s All That

She's All That
She's All That
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 41%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Awards: 8 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: R. Lee Fleming Jr.
Actors: Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard
Language: English
Country: United States
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“She’s All That” is a romantic comedy about a popular high school jock who makes a bet to transform an unpopular, artsy girl into the prom queen. As they spend time together, they unexpectedly fall in love and learn valuable lessons about stereotypes and true beauty.

Napoleon Dynamite

Napoleon Dynamite
Napoleon Dynamite
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Comedy
Awards: 10 wins & 23 nominations
Writer: Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess
Actors: Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, Jon Gries
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Napoleon Dynamite is a quirky comedy about an awkward and socially inept teenager named Napoleon, who navigates the challenges of high school life in a small Idaho town, with his unique style and eccentric friends.”

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 82%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Awards: 18 wins & 65 nominations
Writer: Michael Bacall, Edgar Wright, Bryan Lee O'Malley
Actors: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Japan
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a film about a young man named Scott Pilgrim who must defeat the seven evil exes of his new girlfriend in order to win her heart. It blends action, comedy, and romance in a visually stunning and vibrant portrayal of Scott’s journey.

Almost Famous

Almost Famous
Almost Famous
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 54 wins & 103 nominations total
Writer: Cameron Crowe
Actors: Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“Almost Famous” is a coming-of-age film about a young aspiring journalist who goes on tour with a rock band in the 1970s, experiencing the exhilarating highs and tumultuous lows of the music industry while trying to find his own voice and identity.

Adventureland

Adventureland
Adventureland
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 1 win & 4 nominations
Writer: Greg Mottola
Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Adventureland” is a coming-of-age comedy-drama film that follows a recent college graduate who takes a summer job at an amusement park, where he navigates love, friendship, and self-discovery while learning valuable life lessons along the way.

High Fidelity

High Fidelity
High Fidelity
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award3 wins & 22 nominations total
Writer: Nick Hornby, D.V. DeVincentis, Steve Pink
Actors: John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Todd Louiso
Language: English, Danish
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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The High Fidelity movie is about a record store owner named Rob who goes through a series of failed relationships and reflects on his past romances while trying to understand his own commitment issues. Ultimately, he learns valuable lessons about love, self-discovery, and personal growth.

Garden State

Garden State
Garden State
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 13 wins & 39 nominations
Writer: Zach Braff
Actors: Zach Braff, Peter Sarsgaard, Natalie Portman
Language: English, Klingon
Country: United States
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“Garden State” is a 2004 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Zach Braff. It follows the story of a struggling actor who returns to his hometown in New Jersey after his mother’s death, where he reconnects with old friends and begins a new romantic relationship, ultimately finding a sense of purpose and self-discovery.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: 19 wins & 51 nominations
Writer: Stephen Chbosky
Actors: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” is a coming-of-age drama film that follows an introverted high school freshman named Charlie as he navigates the complexities of adolescence, forms deep friendships, and grapples with his own emotional struggles. Through a series of letters to an anonymous recipient, Charlie explores themes of love, friendship, mental health, and self-discovery, ultimately finding solace and acceptance within his newfound circle of friends.

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