Movies like The Full Monty

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The Full Monty (1997)
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The Full Monty (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sheffield, England. Gaz, a jobless steelworker in need of quick cash persuades his mates to bare it all in a one-night-only strip show.
Style: touching, humorous, witty, realistic, sincere, sentimental, uplifting, feel good, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: suicide attempt, unemployment, working class, friendship, homosexual, rehearsal, audition, striptease, male stripper, gay relationship, job interview, police, repossession, stripper, suicidal, friends, family relations, life is a bitch, overcoming, ambition, dancer, disco, physical appearance, self esteem, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, london

Most similar movies to The Full Monty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about friendship, mentor, dialogue, runaway, culture clash, storytelling and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Full Monty: The Van (1996), Brassed Off (1996), Riff-Raff (1991), Cemetery Junction (2010), Raining Stones (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Van (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in "Barrytown", a fictitious working-class quarter of Dublin. "Bimbo" Reeves gets laid off from his job. With his redundancy, he buys a van and sells fish and chips with his buddy Larry. Due to Ireland's surprising ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, soccer, van, working class, suburbs, partners, buddies, family life, family relations, friends, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
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Brassed Off (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A small Yorkshire mining town is threatened with being shut down and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They believe they have no hope until Gloria appears carrying her Flugelhorn. At ...
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: music band, working class, labor union, unemployment, brass band, small town, romance, fall in love, fighting the system, human spirit, friends, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 18th century
Place: yorkshire, england, mine, europe, northern england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 4K
Riff-Raff (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Stevie, a construction worker, and his girlfriend, an unemployed pop singer, serves to show the living conditions of the British poor class.
Style: gloomy, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: working class, social misfits, workplace situations, down on your luck, life is a bitch, friendship, buddies, fall in love, politics, family relations, friends, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Cemetery Junction (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1970s England, three blue-collar friends spend their days joking, drinking, fighting and chasing girls. Freddie wants to leave their working-class world but cool, charismatic Bruce and lovable loser Snork are happy with life the way it is. When ...
Style: clever, witty, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, working class, salesman, friends, friendship, small town, love and romance, goodhearted, fist fighting, new job, workplace, social differences ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Raining Stones (1993)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This Ken Loach film tells the story of a man devoted to his family and his religion. Proud, though poor, Bob wants his little girl to have a beautiful (and costly) brand-new dress for her First Communion. His stubbornness and determination get him ...
Style: bleak, sentimental, gloomy, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: working class, unemployment, priest, catholic, petty job, parents and children, down on your luck, couple relations, hopes, family in crisis, family relations, rainy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, manchester, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Mondays in the Sun (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After the closure of their shipyard in Northern Spain, a few former workers: Santa, José, Lino, Amador, Sergei and Reina keep in touch. They meet mainly at a bar owned by their former colleague Rico. Santa is the most superficially confident and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: friends, friendship, working class, self esteem, unemployment, job seeking, bar, shipyard, ship, destiny, redemption, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: spain, australia, seaport, europe, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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East Is East (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1971 Salford fish-and-chip shop owner George Khan expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani Muslim ways. But his children, with an English mother and having been born and brought up in Britain, increasingly see themselves as British and ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: culture clash, islam, arranged marriage, muslim, tradition, family life, generation gap, family problems, family in crisis, family relations, parents and children, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: england, europe, northern england, london, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.8
 36K
Withnail & I (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two out-of-work actors -- the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail -- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment office and the pub. When they take a holiday "by mistake" at the ...
Style: witty, talky, dark humor, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, friendship, countryside, unemployment, money, cafe, strangulation, cigar smoking, cottage, farmer, darkness, poverty ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: london, england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.3
 7K
Blow Dry (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The annual British Hairdressing Championship comes to Keighley, a town where Phil and son Brian run a barbershop and Phil's ex-wife Shelly and her lover Sandra run a beauty salon.
Style: realistic, touching, offbeat, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, small town, cancer, rivalry, model, hairdresser, working class, fashion, surfing, hopes, love and romance, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, helsinki finland, minneapolis minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 22K
Calendar Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, charity, leukemia, calendar, elderly, aging, dealing with death, golden years, social relations, village life, overnight success, money raising ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Just Before I Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide attempt, life is a bitch, suicide, dysfunctional family, small town, haunted by the past, siblings relations, family relations, unfulfillment, homecoming, gay, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Swimsuit Issue (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wild bachelor party and an agonizing defeat in floorball awakens Fredrik's passion for male synchronized swimming.
Style: offbeat, feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: ambition, friendship, underdog, sport team, self fulfillment, buddies, unemployment, youth, swimming, society, physical appearance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
 3K
Meantime (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A working-class family in London's East End is struggling to stay afloat during the recession under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's premiership. Only the mother Mavis is working; father Frank and the couple's two sons Colin, a ...
Style: gloomy, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: working class, unemployment, friendship, skinhead, racism, dysfunctional family, single parent, youth, rich and poor, social misfits, love and romance, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, london, england, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 123K
Magic Mike (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: nightclub, drugs/alcohol, nightlife, friendship, clubbing, dancer, friends, american dream, dancing, power relations, strip club, young people ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Life Is Sweet (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Just north of London live Wendy, Andy, and their twenty-something twins, Natalie and Nicola. Wendy clerks in a shop, leads aerobics at a primary school, jokes like a vaudevillian, agrees to waitress at a friend's new restaurant and dotes on ...
Style: talky, realistic, sentimental, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: working class, eating disorder, bulimia, rebellious daughter, class differences, food, family problems, realism, eccentric family, wall street, suburbs, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 13K
Trees Lounge (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tommy has lost his job, his love and his life. He lives in a small apartment above the Trees Lounge, a bar which he frequents along with a few other regulars without lives. He gets a job driving an ice cream truck and ends up getting involved with ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: bar, drinking, small town, self discovery, unemployment, couples, society, human nature, misfit, alcohol abuse, dull life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Man of No Importance (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alfie Byrne is a middle-aged bus conductor in Dublin in 1963. He would appear to live a life of quiet desperation: he's gay, but firmly closeted, and his sister is always trying to find him "the right girl". His passion is Oscar ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, psychological, witty, cerebral ...
Plot: gay, working class, church, pregnancy, bus, friendship, small town, unemployment, love and romance, village, social relations, couples ...
Time: 60s, year 1963, 1960s
Place: ireland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: coming of age, nomad, teenage life, eccentric family, single parent, self discovery, social differences, parents and children, family relations, sex aid, youth, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 7.3
 70K
Swingers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is a story about Mike, a guy who left his girl in New York when he came to LA to be a star. It's been six months since his girlfriend left him and he's not doing so good. So, his pal and some other friends try and get him back in the ...
Style: realistic, feel good, entertaining, sexy, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: actor, party, hollywood, starting over, friendship, clubbing, friends, buddies, machismo, dating, self esteem, comedian ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, usa, kindergarten, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 11K
Educating Rita (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rita, a 26 year old Scouse hairdresser with a sharp wit, is married to her childhood sweetheart, the feckless Denny. He wants a baby, she doesn't. She wants to discover herself, so she joins the Open University. Dr. Frank Bryant Is a ...
Style: witty, touching, talky, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: working class, hairdresser, culture clash, self discovery, opposites attract, fall in love, uneducated, couples, infidelity, social differences, society, cinderella story ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 2K
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, witty, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, parents and children, coming of age, social differences, americana, social relations, youth, love and romance, save the day, father son relationship, small town life, coping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The feature film debut by artist Miranda July about a various comic situations and plots that intertwine. One story line is about a father who is ending his marriage and the other story is of a video artist (possibly autobiographical of Miranda ...
Style: touching, realistic, clever, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: neighbor, playground, art gallery, female artist, sex talk, self mutilation, artist, childhood, romancing partners, dysfunctional character, talented, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Driving Lessons (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, parents and children, love and romance, artists and showbiz, family relations, family problems, actor's life, friendship, infidelity, letter, christianity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, scotland, edinburgh scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.6
 12K
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: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, friendship, gays and lesbians, romance, high school, gender, high school life, lifestyle, sexual exploration, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Le Grand Bain (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 40-year-old Bertrand has been suffering from depression for the last two years and is barely able to keep his head above water. Despite the medication he gulps down all day, every day, and his wife's encouragement, he is unable to find any ...
Style: feel good, light, sincere, humorous, touching
Plot: coach, male nudity, overcoming, ambition, swimming, stereotypes, life philosophy, performance, happy ending, french, down on your luck, friendship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Among Giants (1998)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a young Romeo. Into the mix comes Gerry, an Australian ...
Style: sincere, humorous, bleak, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friends, working class, friendship, love triangle, romance, couples, buddies, love and romance, crumbling marriage, down on your luck, fall in love, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Station Agent (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, inheritance, loneliness, small town, depression, suicide attempt, artist, grief, dwarf, anger, marijuana, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene: her daughter by the delinquent Jimmy, who flew the coop years ago and hasn't been heard from since. ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, love, singer, gangsters, haunted by the past, vengeance, romance, family relations, couple relations, crimes, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 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, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, politics, friendship, infidelity, teenage love, single parent, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, fall in love, misfit, introspection ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, paris france, milwaukee wisconsin, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who loves to explore the home's garden using ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, rehearsal, countryside, ballet, couples, gays and lesbians, romance, friends, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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