27 Best Movies Like Wet Hot American Summer ...

27 Best Movies Like Wet Hot American Summer ...

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1. The Baxter (2005)

1h 31m Comedy Romance

A man with a "doormat" personality tries standing up for himself for a change in this comedy. Mild mannered tax accountant Elliot Sherman is what he calls a "Baxter": the kind of calm, unexciting fellow who "wears sock garters" and "enjoys raking leaves." Loved by bosses and parents, Elliot is a perfectly nice guy. And that's his problem.

2. Private School (1983)

1h 29m Comedy Romance

Private-school student Christine loves Jim. But her classmate, Jordan, is also vying for Jim's attention and trying to end his relationship with Christine. Meanwhile, Jim's friend Bubba embarks on a series of sexual escapades, including dressing up as a woman to access the girls' locker room. Despite Jim and Christine's efforts to spend some time alone, various shenanigans and schemes interfere.

3. Valley Girl (1983)

1h 39m Comedy Romance

Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends.

4. One Crazy Summer (1986)

1h 29m Drama Comedy Romance Family

An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.

5. Happy Campers (2001)

1h 34m Comedy

Chaos and rampant hormones reign when teenage counselors are left in charge during their summer-camp director's absence.

6. The To Do List (2013)

1h 44m Comedy Romance

Feeling pressured to become more sexually experienced before she goes to college, Brandy Klark makes a list of things to accomplish before hitting campus in the fall.

7. Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas (2006)

1h 19m Comedy Romance

When his journal of bright ideas is stolen, college freshman Bickford Schmeckler has to blanket the campus in order to locate it.

8. They Came Together (2014)

1h 23m Comedy

A small business owner is about to lose her shop to a major corporate development.

9. Get Over It (2001)

1h 26m Comedy Romance

When Berke Landers, a popular high school basketball star, gets dumped by his life-long girlfriend, Allison, he soon begins to lose it. But with the help of his best friend Felix's sister Kelly, he follows his ex into the school's spring musical. Thus ensues a love triangle loosely based upon Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream", where Berke is only to find himself getting over Allison and beginning to fall for Kelly.

10. I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)

1h 42m Comedy Romance

A valedictorian's declaration of love for a high-school cheerleader launches a night of revelry, reflection and romance for a group of graduating seniors.

11. Band Camp (2005)

1h 34m Comedy

Everyone has 'moved on', except for Sherman and Jim Levenstein's still understanding father. Little Matt Stiffler wants to join his older brother Steve's business and, after everything Matt has heard from Jim's band-geek wife, he plans to go back to band camp and make a video of his own.

12. Down with Love (2003)

1h 41m Comedy Romance

In 1962 New York City, love blossoms between a playboy journalist and a feminist advice author.

13. Sixteen Candles (1984)

1h 33m Comedy Romance

A teenage girl deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.

14. The Last American Virgin (1982)

1h 32m Comedy

The friendship of a group of young friends struggling with teen sex, drugs, and work is jeopardized by a romantic interest which may turn pals into bitter rivals.

15. Sex Drive (2008)

1h 49m Comedy Adventure Romance

A high school senior drives cross-country with his best friends to hook up with a babe he met online.

16. Mallrats (1995)

1h 34m Romance Comedy

Both dumped by their girlfriends, two best friends seek refuge in the local mall.

17. Adventureland (2009)

1h 47m Comedy

In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.

18. Youth in Revolt (2009)

1h 27m Comedy Romance

As a fan of Albert Camus and Jean-Luc Godard, teenage Nick Twisp is definitely out of his element when his mother and her boyfriend move the family to a trailer park. When a pretty neighbor named Sheeni plays records by French crooners, it's love at first sight for frustrated and inexperienced Nick. Learning that she is dating someone, Nick launches a hilarious quest to find his way into Sheeni's heart -- and bed.

19. Better Off Dead... (1985)

1h 37m Comedy

Lane Meyer is obsessed with his girlfriend Beth and is crushed when she falls for the new captain of the ski team, Roy. After several failed suicide attempts, narrow escapes from the relentless paper boy, and nearly unbearable dinners at home with his crazy family, Lane finds a new love in French exchange student Monique Junot. Meanwhile, he must beat Roy on the slopes to regain his honor.

20. Making the Grade (1984)

1h 45m Comedy Romance

Lazy preppie Palmer Woodrow hires street-smart Eddie Keaton to go to school for him while he lives it up in Europe. Eddie falls in love with preppie gal Tracey, upsetting Biff, the Hoover Academy bully. When his bookie from the old neighborhood, Dice, comes to collect on Eddie's gambling debts and Palmer returns early from Europe, the the scheme slowly starts to unravel. Soon, Eddie can't even tell whose side he's really on.

21. The Ten (2007)

1h 36m Comedy

Ten stories, each inspired by one of the ten commandments.

22. The Sweetest Thing (2002)

1h 24m Romance Comedy

Christina's love life is stuck in neutral. After years of avoiding the hazards of a meaningful relationship, one night while club-hopping with her girlfriends, she meets Peter, her perfect match. Fed up with playing games, she finally gets the courage to let her guard down and follow her heart, only to discover that Peter has suddenly left town. Accompanied by Courtney, she sets out to capture the one that got away.

23. Just One of the Guys (1985)

1h 40m Comedy Romance

When Terry Griffith loses her high school's writing competition, she's convinced that it's because she's a girl. So Terry decides to change high schools and pose as a boy to prove her point. Her brother, Buddy, helps her pass as a guy so well that she is soon making friends with the boys at school, including the attractive Rick, who becomes her new best friend. But her gender-swapping makes things difficult when she falls in love with him.

24. Loser (2000)

1h 38m Comedy Romance

On a university scholarship, a good natured student from the midwest gets a crash course in city life while dealing with three evil roommates. He befriends a virtually homeless college student whom he falls for, but she's dating a nasty professor.

25. Book of Love (1990)

1h 22m Comedy Romance

John Twiller takes down his high school yearbook and begins to reminiscence about that time he first moved into the neighborhood in 1956. His teenage self, Jack is obsessed with Lily one of the more popular girls around. The sole obstacle is Angelo, her bullying boyfriend. With the help of his pals Crutch, Floyd, and Spider, he makes every attempt possible to change her mind.

26. Clueless (1995)

1h 37m Comedy Romance

Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give hopelessly klutzy new student Tai a makeover. When Tai becomes more popular than she is, Cher realizes that her disapproving ex-stepbrother was right about how misguided she was -- and falls for him.

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