Movies like Candy Jar 2018

Dueling high school debate champs who are at odds on just about everything forge ahead with ambitious plans to get into the colleges of their dreams.

If you already watched and love Candy Jar, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Candy Jar.

1 Every Day 2018

16-year old Rhiannon falls in love with a mysterious spirit named “A” that inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and “A” work each day to find each other, not knowing what the next day will bring.

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Michael Sucsy

Writers:

Jesse Andrews (screenplay by), David Levithan (based on the novel by)

Country:

United States of America
6.4

2 Set It Up 2018

Two overworked and underpaid assistants come up with a plan to get their bosses off their backs by setting them up with each other.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy

Director:

Claire Scanlon

Writer:

Katie Silberman

Country:

United States of America
6.5

3 The Princess Switch 2018

When a down-to-earth Chicago baker and a soon-to-be princess discover they look like twins, they hatch a Christmastime plan to trade places.

Genre:

Romance

Director:

Mike Rohl

Writers:

Robin Bernheim (as Robin Bernheim Burger), Megan Metzger

Country:

United States of America
6

4 Like Father 2018

When a workaholic young executive, is left at the altar, she ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with the last person she ever expected: her estranged and equally workaholic father. The two depart as strangers, but over the course of a few hilarious adventures, a couple of umbrella-clad cocktails and a whole lot of soul-searching, they return with a renewed appreciation for family and life.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Lauren Miller Rogen (as Lauren Miller)

Writers:

Lauren Miller Rogen (screenplay by), Anders Bard (story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

5 Dumplin' 2018

To prove a point about measuring up and fitting in, Texas teen Willowdean “Dumplin’” Dickson enters a local pageant run by her ex-beauty queen mom.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Anne Fletcher

Writers:

Kristin Hahn (screenplay by), Julie Murphy (based on the novel by)

Country:

United States of America
6.6

6 Sierra Burgess Is A Loser 2018

A case of mistaken identity results in unexpected romance when the most popular girl in high school and the biggest loser must come together to win over their crushes.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Ian Samuels

Writer:

Lindsey Beer

Country:

United States of America
5.8

7 Irreplaceable You 2018

A couple who have known each other since 8 are destined to be together until death do them apart.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama

Director:

Stephanie Laing

Writer:

Bess Wohl

Country:

United States of America
6.4

8 When We First Met 2018

Noah spends the perfect first night with the girl of his dreams Avery but gets relegated to the friend zone. He spends the next three years wondering what went wrong - until he gets the unexpected chance to travel back in time and alter that night, and his fate, over and over again.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Fantasy

Director:

Ari Sandel

Country:

United States of America
6.4

9 Dude 2018

Four best friends negotiate loss and major life changes during the last two weeks of high school.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Olivia Milch

Writers:

Olivia Milch, Olivia Milch (story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.1

10 Ibiza 2018

She could do the responsible thing. Or she could go to Ibiza with her best friends to chase down a hot DJ. Easy choice.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Alex Richanbach

Writer:

Lauryn Kahn

Country:

United States of America
5.2

11 Flower 2017

Rebellious, quick-witted Erica Vandross is a 17-year-old firecracker living with her single mom, Laurie, and her mom's new boyfriend, Bob, in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley. When Bob's mentally unbalanced son, Luke, arrives from rehab to live with the family, Erica finds her domestic and personal life overwhelmed. With Luke and her sidekicks Kala and Claudine in tow, Erica acts out by exposing a high school teacher's dark secret.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy

Director:

Max Winkler

Writers:

Alex McAulay (story by), Alex McAulay | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6

12 Someone Great 2019

An aspiring music journalist lands her dream job and is about to move to San Francisco when her boyfriend of nine years decides to call it quits. To nurse her broken heart, she and her two best friends spend one outrageous last adventure in New York City.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Country:

United States of America
6.2

13 Carrie Pilby 2016

Awkward, isolated and disapproving of most of the people around her, a precocious 19-year-old genius is challenged to put her convictions to the test by venturing out on to the NYC dating scene, in this adaptation of Caren Lissner’s best-selling 2003 novel.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Susan Johnson

Writers:

Kara Holden (screenplay by), Caren Lissner (based on the novel by)

Country:

United States of America
6.6

14 Dance Academy: The Movie 2017

This 2017 movie follows the original dance academy TV show and tracks where the characters are in their lives now.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Jeffrey Walker

Country:

Australia
7

15 1 Night 2016

Thirty-something Elizabeth must decide whether to salvage her disappointing relationship with Drew. Meanwhile, Bea, a worrisome teenager, reconnects with her introverted childhood friend, Andy, at their high school prom. Past and present collide as two couples explore love over the course of one night at a hotel.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Minhal Baig

Writer:

Minhal Baig

Country:

United States of America
5.8

16 Happy Anniversary 2018

A quirky couple spends their three-year dating anniversary looking back at their relationship and contemplating whether they should break up.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy

Director:

Jared Stern

Writer:

Jared Stern

Country:

United States of America
5.7

17 Tramps 2016

A young man and woman find love in an unlikely place while carrying out a shady deal.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Adam Leon

Writers:

Adam Leon (screenplay by), Adam Leon (story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

18 Then Came You 2018

An American hypochondriac who is working as a baggage handler is forced to confront his fears when a British teenager with a terminal illness enlists him to help her carry out her eccentric bucket list.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Peter Hutchings

Writer:

Fergal Rock

Country:

United States of America
7

19 Peace, Love & Misunderstanding 2011

A conservative lawyer named Diane takes her two teenage children Jake and Zoe to meet their estranged, hippie grandmother in Woodstock after her husband asks for a divorce.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Bruce Beresford

Country:

United States of America
5.9

20 In A Relationship 2018

Long-term couple Owen and Hallie are breaking up—or maybe not?—and just as their relationship reaches a turning point, Matt and Willa embark on a romance of their own.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy

Director:

Sam Boyd

Writer:

Sam Boyd (screenplay by)

Countries:

Mexico, United States of America
5.5

21 The New Romantic 2018

In order to escape her looming post-graduation fate that includes student debt and zero romantic prospects, Blake Conway becomes a sugar baby. As the aspiring journalist and hopeless romantic documents the adventure, she sets out on a quest to figure out if society is right to judge these women and if her own self worth comes with a price.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy

Director:

Carly Stone

Writers:

Carly Stone, Kyle Mann (story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Canada
5.7

22 The Year Of Spectacular Men 2017

In the year after graduating college, Izzy struggles to navigate the seemingly incessant failures of adulthood, the reality of a substandard dating pool and a debilitating fear of top-sheets, all in between X-Files marathons. Comically unsuccessful in love over the course the year, including five half-hearted relationships with astoundingly self-centered men, Izzy resigns herself to the support of her mother and sister, who are struggling with their own relationship problems. Seeing herself in them, Izzy gradually gains the confidence to be honest and vulnerable.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Lea Thompson

Writer:

Madelyn Deutch

Country:

United States of America
5.6

23 Stella's Last Weekend 2018

Brothers Jack and Oliver reunite to put their beloved dog to sleep. While their zany mother plans a party to celebrate Stella's life, things go awry when the brothers discover they love the same girl.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Polly Draper

Writer:

Polly Draper

Country:

United States of America
6.3

24 Class Rank 2017

Two high school misfits join forces in an attempt to overtake the local school board. Guided by their families, they enter the perilous word of politics and, in the process, learn a thing or two about love.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Eric Stoltz

Writer:

Benjamin August

Country:

United States of America
6.4