Movies like Cowboys & Angels

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Cowboys & Angels (2003)
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Cowboys & Angels (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, Germany, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story concerns a hapless civil servant who gets more than he bargained for when he moves into an apartment with a gay fashion student and finds himself on the catwalk. The film sets out to explore the difficulties for young people in keeping their identities in a fast moving culture of drugs and clubs.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gay, fashion, roommate, youth, friends, culture clash, odd couple, society, city life, unlikely criminals, school, friendship, college, crimes, gays and lesbians, drug dealing, makeover, cliche, master and servant, gay sex, gay interest, angel, fairy, sex, dancing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, new york, dublin ireland

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Most similar movies to Cowboys & Angels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about friends, friendship, youth, society, coming of age, love and romance and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Cowboys & Angels: Fifty Pills (2006), Anuvahood (2011), Mickybo and Me (2004), Somers Town (2008), Intermission (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fifty Pills (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A combination of unfortunate circumstances force Darren into the situation where he has to sell off the eponymous stash of drugs in a limited time frame.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, disturbing
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college life, college, high school life, teenage life, nothing goes right, drug dealing, dark humor, student life, youth, coming of age, partners, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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95%
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Anuvahood (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kenneth (who likes to call himself Kay) begins to realise he's just another wannabe bad boy... even less than a loser in fact. After quitting his job at Laimsbury's, Kay vows to become a respected gangster... or cry trying. A ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: coming of age, white trash, youth, city life, ambition, misfit, society, lifestyle, crimes, friendship, hip hop, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Mickybo and Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two boys who become friends at the start of the Troubles in 1970. The boys share an obsession with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, with the consequence that they run away to Australia.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: kids in trouble, youth, mischievous children, friendship, obsession, society, political unrest, friends, religions or cults, wannabe, state affairs, ira ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, europe, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.8
 6K
Somers Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Two teenagers, both newcomers to London, forge an unlikely friendship over the course of a hot summer. Tomo (Thomas Turgoose) is a runaway from Nottingham; Marek (Piotr Jagiello) lives in the district of Somers Town, between King's Cross and ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: immigrants, friendship, parents and children, social differences, teenage life, social misfits, lifestyle, single parent, society, love and romance, family relations, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 6.8
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Intermission (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: irish, infidelity, crimes, couple relations, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, eccentricity, unlikely friendships, crumbling marriage, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.4
 2K
Graduation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four best friends, about to graduate from high school, must find a way to raise money to help a family member in need. When one of them discovers her banker father having an affair, the foursome plots to rob his bank during graduation ceremonies. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, heist, graduation, unlikely criminals, high school, high school life, cons and scams, teenage life, youth, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Denmark, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: politics, friendship, coming of age, infidelity, single parent, self discovery, teenage love, romance, misfit, best friends, fall in love, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 70s, year 1977
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, milwaukee wisconsin, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Touch of Pink (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay Canadian living in London has his perfectly crafted life upset when his devoutly Muslim mother comes to visit.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, family relations, romance, society, parents and children, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, culture clash, interracial couple, reconciliation, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, toronto ontario canada, europe, united kingdom, kenya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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American Desi (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a fun-loving romantic comedy reminiscent of the great teen films of the 80's.From Kris, an All-American boy from India, to Ajay, an Afro-Centric Hindu homeboy, to Farah, a devoutly religious but modern Muslim girl, 'American ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, college, friendship, roommate, tradition, love and romance, society, youth, buddies, college life, culture, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Caterina in the Big City (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When her father, Giancarlo is transferred to Rome from the small country town of Montalto Di Castro, Caterina, a 12 years old girl, will discover her new classmates, a totally new world, an ambient extremely divided politically.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: youth, teenage life, fish out of water, social differences, friendship, lifestyle, society, politics, human nature, hopes, city life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 321
American Chai (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film deals with an Indian American student who wanted to pursue his love of music over the more 'typical' academic endeavors of Indian Americans (e.g., medicine, engineering, law, and business).
Style: semi serious, witty, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: college, culture clash, lifestyle, follow your dream, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, hopes, misfit, nothing goes right, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
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Bruno (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of a unique young boy genius, Bruno, whose expression of his own individuality leads his family and community along an emotional journey.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, youth, family life, parents and children, coming of age, family problems, prodigy, eccentric family, hopes, society, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Perfect Score (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Six high school seniors decide to break into the Princeton Testing Center so they can steal the answers to their upcoming SAT tests and all get perfect scores.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cons and scams, high school, heist, school, crimes, cheating, partners, teenage life, friends, lifestyle, studying, coming of age ...
Time: 2000s, future, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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I Went Down (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: hostage, gangsters, friendship, infidelity, on the road, bully, released from prison, extramarital affair, crimes, graphic violence, mistaken identity, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Dil Dosti Etc (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two college boys from diverse backgrounds believe that since time is on their side, anything is possible. Consequently, their arrogance leads them to challenge each other to prove their efficiencies.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: university, social relations, lifestyle, friends, young lovers, love and romance, society, couples, youth, romance, liberal, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, youth, save the day, americana, social differences, social relations, family relations, father son relationship, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
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Adam & Paul (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This movie follows a day in the life of two Dublin Heroin addicts, Adam and Paul. Adam is the taller and slightly smarter of the two while Paul is his sidekick. Since they were small boys, Adam and Paul have withered into two hopeless, desperate ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: life is a bitch, addiction, society, buddies, social misfits, stoners, heroin, misfit, cons and scams, down on your luck, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Inside I'm Dancing (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Michael is a 24-year-old who has cerebral palsy and long-term resident of the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, run by the formidable Eileen. His life is transformed when the maverick Rory O'Shea moves in.
Style: emotional, uplifting, touching, dramatic, heartbreaking ...
Plot: disability, friendship, youth, cerebral palsy, life, loneliness, human spirit, character study, love triangle, life philosophy, friends, broken heart ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Stand Off (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a misguided attempt to protect his family and pay back gambling debts to the local Mobster, Jimbo robs a fish market, which is coincidentally owned by the same Mobster. On the run, Jimbo is cornered in a local curio shop, where he takes hostage ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, disorder, failed attempt, unlikely criminals, self discovery, comedy of errors, parents and children, gambling debt, hostage, gambler, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hunting Elephants (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this hilarious crime comedy, a gifted 12-year-old boy and three elderly men plan a bank robbery in order to seek revenge on the institution for cheating the youngster after the death of his father.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, suspense ...
Plot: partners, unlikely criminals, friends, disorder, elderly, friendship, cons and scams, one last job, retirement home, dishonesty, youth, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.5
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Get Real (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, teenage life, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, gay slur, friendship, fall in love, lgbt child, gay teenager, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Boys Briefs 2 (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The long-awaited sequel to Boys Briefs, the successful compilation of six outstanding short films about gay first love. Hosted by DANNY ROBERTS, star of MTV's THE REAL WORLD NEW ORLEANS. Films included are: Doors Cut Down (2000); Chicken ...
Style: humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: coming of age, gay interest, homosexual, friends, youth, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance, coming out, sexual relations, first sex, gay subtext ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 12K
The Parade (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, France, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Parade, in a tragicomic way, tells the story about ongoing battle between two worlds in contemporary post-war Serbian society - the traditional, oppressive, homophobic majority and a liberal, modern and open-minded minority... The film, which ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, queer cinema, offbeat
Plot: gay, gay slur, gender, society, gays and lesbians, gangsters, crimes, muslim, disorder, social activist, lgbt, gay bashing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, serbia, bosnia, kosovo, croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 6.4
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Anita and Me (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meena, a 12-year-old living in a mining village in the English Midlands in 1972, is the daughter of Indian parents who've come to England to give her a better life. This idyllic existence is upset by the arrival in the village of Anita Rutter ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: culture clash, family relations, friendship, racism, family problems, best friends, hopes, youth, teenage life, mother daughter relationship, interracial friendship, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Defying Gravity (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cassandra, a mute runaway girl, takes refuge in the cemetery in which her mother is laid to rest. She is watched over by Jorge, the cemetery caretaker, an illegal alien who is committed to the restoration of a classic '60 cadillac hearse. Shore ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, family problems, society, on the run, social misfits, misfit, youth, dysfunctional family, college dropout, mute or deaf, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
My Name Is Juani (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: lifestyle, hopes, follow your dream, city life, friendship, on the road, couples, friends, tough heroes, youth, love and romance, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 579
Fat Girls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fat Girls is an original off-beat comedy feature. It focuses on Rodney Miller, not your typical Texas high school student...he is a theater lover and his ultimate dream is to be on Broadway. Awkward and shy, he doesn't have many people to talk ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, teenage life, obsession, eccentric family, social misfits, youth, teachers and students, family relations, high school, coming out, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
From the Edge of the City (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Minority-group Greeks from an outer suburb of Athens struggle with their life on society's fringe and exploitation of one another.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: immigrants, prostitute, suburbs, culture clash, ocean, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, coming of age, gang, youth, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, greece, europe, chernobyl, athens greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.7
 42
Ornaments (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Religion, alcohol and politics are three things best avoided at holidays - but it's something this group of friends haven't learned. In this dark comedy, six friends have reunited for what may be their last holiday together.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, estrangement, dark humor, buddies, youth, love and romance, college, holiday, friends, thirtysomething life, family gatherings, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 656
The Debut (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Filipino-American high school student Ben (Dante Mercado) works in a comic book shop to earn money to pay his way into Cal Arts. His father, a postman, is determined that his son--who has won a pre-med scholarship to UCLA--will become a doctor. The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, touching
Plot: coming of age, culture clash, high school, friendship, couples, high school life, school, looking for love, love and romance, lifestyle, social differences, nightlife ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%