Movies Like The Duff
Are you like us and want to find movies that are like The Duff? We absolutely love that movie, so we’ve decided to put together a list of the best movies like it. We looked for the movies that would be just as hilarious and heartwarming for this list! All these movies really are a pretty good depiction of how high school was and still is today! So, if you want movies like The Duff then read this list to help make a decision on the one you want to watch. Or as we like to say, why not watch them all!?
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1. The Kissing Booth
We’ve all heard about The Kissing Booth, I’m sure of it! If you haven’t, you must be living under a rock! It was an excellent movie, and it was hilarious! If you liked The Duff, then you will definitely like The Kissing Booth!
The Kissing Booth Movie Description
Two best friends named Elle Evans (Joey King) and Lee Flynn (Joel Courtney) have made a list of rules that they cannot break. One of the most important rules is that Elle can’t date Lee’s older brother Noah (Jacob Elordi). Complications begin to arise when Elle begins to catch feelings for Noah. Elle must now hide her affections for Noah from Lee. But, as she will soon find out, it’s not that easy.
2. The Edge Of Seventeen
We have another great movie right here. The Edge Of Seventeen takes you back to those high school years when life was a struggle. The movie was funny, sad, thrilling, and dramatic! It’s the whole package! We really recommend giving this one a watch.
The Edge Of Seventeen Movie Description
A seventeen-year-old girl named Nadine Franklin (Hailee Steinfeld) has had her life going downhill since her father died. The only person that makes Nadine happy is her best friend Krista (Haley Lu Richardson). However, all this begins to change when she finds Krista in bed with her brother after a party. Consequently, Nadine breaks off their friendship and struggles with her happiness. Losing her only friend isn’t the most pressing thing she has to worry about though. Nadine has accidentally sent a very vulgar text to the boy she’s had a crush on for years. She must now rely on the advice of her teacher Mr. Bruner (Woody Harrelson), who she rants to daily.
3. Easy A
Easy A does a great job of showing just how sinister high school girls can be! This movie will definitely teach not to lie to try and look cool because it will definitely backfire! The movie was hilarious, and we definitely recommend it!
Easy A Movie Description
To get out of a camping trip with her best friend’s family, Olive Penderghast (Emma Stone) lies to her best friend Rhiannon Abernathy (Aly Michalka), telling her that she has a date. The next week, they meet up, and Olive lies again about the date when in reality she stayed at home doing nothing. Olive tells Rhiannon that she lost her virginity that previous weekend. However, while telling her this, a girl named Marianne Bryant (Amanda Bynes) overhears the conversation. Soon after, the story spreads through the school. After a while, Olive embraces her new-found identity as the school tramp and begins to profit from it.
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4. 17 Again
This movie was awesome. It makes you wonder what you would do if you got a do-over. But, as you’ll see in this movie, you should make the best of what you have and stay content with the decisions you’ve made! 10/10 recommend!
17 Again Movie Description
While having a midlife crisis and going through a divorce Mike O’Donnell (Matthew Perry) makes a wish to return to his teenage years for a do-over. His wish comes true when he falls off a bridge into a vortex and wakes up as his young self (Zac Efron). He is now going to school with his children and needs to find a way to fit in. Mike must once again decide whether he wants to chase after his wife Scarlet (Leslie Mann) and mend his relationship or become a basketball superstar.
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5. The Spectacular Now
Compared to the others, this movie has a bit of a more serious tone. That’s not to say that it’s not funny and surprising! We don’t want to spoil anything, so you’ll just have to watch it and find out what we mean!
The Spectacular Now Movie Description
Two polar opposite high schoolers meet out of chance one morning. Sutter Keely (Miles Teller) had passed out drunk on a girl named Aimee Finicky’s (Shailene Woodley) lawn. As the morning comes, he runs into Aimee as she’s leaving for a paper route and strikes up a conversation. They spend the morning together and enjoy each other’s company. Sutter, who is a popular party animal, is struggling with school and alcoholism. Aimee, who very reserved and shy, does really well in school. Sutter asks Aimee to help him with school, and she agrees. The two begin to grow closer to each other and spark up a relationship. However, Sutter must face his demons if he doesn’t want to ruin the relationship.
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6. Mean Girls
Now we have arrived at the infamous Mean Girls. This is that movie that everyone has heard about, whether you’ve watched it or not! The movie really puts into perspective how childish all the high school cliques are! The movie has heart and is hilarious! You will definitely enjoy this one.
Mean Girls Movie Description
A girl named Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) is returning to the U.S. after a 12 year trip to Africa that her parents had for research. Cady has never experienced public school. When she arrives at North Shore High School, she is quick to make new friends. At first, Cady meets Janis Ian (Lizzy Caplan) and Damian (Daniel Franzese) who warn her to stay away from the plastics, who are the most popular girls in the school. However, the plastics take a liking to Cady and eventually make her part of the group. Soon after, Cady must choose between the plastics and everyone else or everybody might abandon her, leaving her an outcast.