You Are So Not Invited To My Bat Mitzvah is a teen comedy-drama film directed by Sammi Cohen from a screenplay by Alison Peck. The Netflix is based on a novel of the same name written by Fiona Rosenbloom and it follows two best friends Stacy Friedman and Lydia Rodriguez Katz but their friendship is threatened when a popular boy comes between them. Things get so bad that Stacy decides to uninvite Lydia from her Bat Mitzvah, about which they have always dreamed. So, if you loved You Are So Not Invited To My Bat Mitzvah here are some movies you should check out next.
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Synopsis: Romy (Mira Sorvino) and Michele (Lisa Kudrow) are carefree party girls who reinvent themselves for their 10-year high school reunion. With new wardrobes and wild stories of success, they make a big impression … until a former classmate (Janeane Garofalo) blabs their real story to everyone! But that’s when Romy and Michele let loose with a surprise of their own … and outrageous results!
First Period (Prime Video & Tubi)
Synopsis: An uproarious cross-dressing comedy, First Period follows a new girl and an outcast as the most awkward girls in high school, determined to get in with the cool crowd. Together, they set out to take over the annual talent contest and win over the whole school.
Booksmart (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Told from a wildly original, fresh and modern perspective, Booksmart is an unfiltered comedy about high school best friends and the bonds we create that last a lifetime. Capturing the spirit of our times, the film is a coming of age story for a new generation.
The Edge of Seventeen (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: The Edge of Seventeen is a new coming-of-age movie in the vein of Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club – an honest, candid, often hilarious look at what it’s like to grow up as a young woman in today’s modern world. Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld), who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older brother Darian (Blake Jenner) starts dating her best friend Krista (Haley Lu Richardson) All at once, Nadine feels more alone than ever, until the unexpected friendship of a thoughtful boy (Hayden Szeto) gives her a glimmer of hope that things just might not be so terrible after all. The film also stars Kyra Sedgwick as Nadine’s well-meaning but completely ineffective mother, and Woody Harrelson as Nadine’s History teacher, mentor and reluctant sounding board.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Prime Video)
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Love, Simon (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Everyone deserves a great love story. But for seventeen-year old Simon Spier it’s a little more complicated: he’s yet to tell his family or friends he’s gay and he doesn’t actually know the identity of the anonymous classmate he’s fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life-changing. Directed by Greg Berlanti (Dawson’s Creek, Brothers & Sisters), written by Isaac Aptaker & Elizabeth Berger (This is Us), and based on Becky Albertalli’s acclaimed novel, LOVE, SIMON is a funny and heartfelt coming-of-age story about the thrilling ride of finding yourself and falling in love.
Paper Towns (Rent on Prime Video)
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Charlie Bartlett (Rent on Prime Video, Pluto TV & Tubi)
Synopsis: Wealthy teenager Charlie Bartlett (Anton Yelchin) is failing miserably at fitting in at a new public high school run by the world-weary Principal Gardner (Robert Downey, Jr.). As he begins to better understand the social hierarchy, Charlie’s honest charm and likeability positions him as the resident “psychiatrist” dishing out advice, and the occasional prescription, to his fellow students in need. Along the way, he decides to take some of his own advice, thus wielding a witty dark comedy about the angst-filled years before college.
The Duff (Prime Video Add-On & Showtime)
Synopsis: Based on a Novel by Kody Keplinger. Bianca (Mae Whitman) is a content high school senior whose world is shattered when she learns the student body refers to her as ‘The DUFF’ (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) to her prettier, more popular friends (Skyler Samuels & Bianca Santos). With her universe turned upside down, she ignores words of wisdom from her favorite teacher (Ken Jeong) and enlists Wesley (Robbie Amell), a slick but charming jock, to help set her apart from the pack and erase her label forever. In doing so, she hopes to land her crush Toby (Nick Eversman), and find the confidence to overthrow the school’s ruthless label maker Madison (Bella Thorne) by reminding everyone that no matter what people look or act like, we are all someone’s DUFF…and that’s totally fine.
The Clique (Rent on Prime Video & Tubi)
Synopsis: Claire Lyons, the new girl from Orland(ew), Florida, has the nerve to show up at Octavian Country Day school (OCD) wearing Keds and two-year-old GAP overalls. She is clearly not top Clique (aka the Pretty Committee) material and Massie, Alicia, Dylan, and Kristen have no problem letting everyone know it. Unfortunately, Claires family is staying in the guest house on Massies familys huge estate and the girls are stuck with each other. Claires future looks worse than a Prada knockoff. But with a little luck and a lot of scheming, she might just stand a chance.