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Gross Misconduct: The Life of Brian Spencer (1993)
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Gross Misconduct: The Life of Brian Spencer (1993)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A look into the life of troubled former hockey player Brian Spencer, who got into problems both on the ice and off because of his temper. The film also has a close focus on Spencer's father, and shows how he influenced Brian's life both before and after his death.
Plot: sex, ice hockey, violence, female nudity, gun, courtroom, domestic violence, infidelity, robbery, gunfight, adultery, twin brother, father son relationship, gay slur, rags to riches, death of father, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, arrest, death threat, riches to rags, shot in the chest, hold up, hockey
Time: 70s
Place: canada, florida

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Most similar movies to Gross Misconduct: The Life of Brian Spencer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and feel good films with plots about husband wife relationship, female nudity, sport, father son relationship, sex, adultery and violence mostly in Drama, Sport and Comedy genres. Some movies like Gross Misconduct: The Life of Brian Spencer: Paperback Hero (1973), Minnesota (2009), Winter Comes Early (1971), Mystery, Alaska (1999), Indian Horse (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Paperback Hero (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hockey player in a small town begins to lose his grip on reality, and starts to believe that he is a gunslinger in the Old West.
Plot: ice hockey, small town, husband wife relationship, condom, father daughter relationship, brawl, shower, egotism, athlete, older man younger woman relationship, police, bar ...
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Minnesota (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A story of two brothers - two young hockey players.
Plot: car accident, recruitment, loyalty, infidelity, alcoholic, brother brother relationship, sports man, hockey, professional sports, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, sport
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57%
Winter Comes Early (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Love story involving a Canadian professional hockey player and a hippie folk singer. Their union is tumultuous, as both try to come to terms with their differences in careers and lifestyles.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: hockey, ambition, sport, athlete's life, artists and showbiz, romance, musician's life, love and romance, fall in love, relationship vs career, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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50%
Mystery, Alaska (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In Mystery, Alaska, life revolves around the legendary Saturday hockey game at the local pond. But everything changes when the hometown team unexpectedly gets booked in an exhibition match against the New York Rangers. When quirky small-towners, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, ice hockey, championship, mayor, gay slur, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska, usa, new york, united states, new jersey ...
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45%
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Indian Horse (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Saul is a great native hockey player who overcomes racism in the 1970s then ultimately becomes tempted by alcoholism.
Plot: first nations, racism, assimilation, ice hockey, abuse, basement, pain, man with glasses, crying man, religious statue, anger, crying boy ...
Time: 70s, year 1968, year 2008, year 1959, year 1979
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Boys (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Every Monday night The Boys put on skates and leave their troubled lives behind.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, gambling, bar, ice hockey, sport, gangsters, contests and competitions, athlete's life, lifestyle, hopes, underdog, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, quebec, new jersey, tokyo, california
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43%
The Book of Eve (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Romanian immigrant (Daniel Lavoie) uses good food, good humor and good conversation to break down the walls around a reclusive woman's (Claire Bloom) heart.
Plot: husband wife relationship, adultery, separation, confession, shared bed, child neglect, mother child relationship, pawnshop, church, homelessness, marriage, artist ...
Place: canada, quebec
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42%
Custody of the Heart (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A househusband (Martin Donovan) serves his wife (Lorraine Bracco) with divorce papers and charges her with being an unfit mother.
Plot: strong female lead, strong female character, speech, husband wife relationship, wheelchair, father son relationship, courtroom, judge, mother daughter relationship, divorce, bathroom, lawyer ...
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Slap Shot (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, cynical, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, small town, hockey, violence, sport, ambition, contests and competitions, partners, underdog, opponent, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Gas in the Veins (1970)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Finland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two men and a woman, all rallye drivers, get too closely involved, competing in the race and in love.
Plot: car racing, male female relationship, female nudity, mechanic, car dealer, car accident, dentist, love triangle, racing, society, critic, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: helsinki finland, finland
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40%
Poor Boy's Game (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Donnie Rose went to prison for beating a young man so brutally it left him handicapped for life. Nine years later, Donnie is out. He's a different man with only one place to go: back home to the same violent and racist neighborhood that created ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: redemption, interracial relations, racism, vengeance, strong sexual content, grudge, foe turned friend, starting over, society, rivalry, hopes, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
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39%
The Stranger I Married (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The life story of Terry Evanshen, a Canadian Football League star who fell into a coma after a fatal car accident. When he wakes up, he has no recollection of his family or anything else in his life.
Plot: female director, rape, flashback, mother daughter relationship, christmas, father daughter relationship, high school basketball, public speaking, coma, memory loss, rehabilitation, marital rape ...
Place: canada
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39%
I Miss You, Hugs and Kisses (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Successful businessman Charles Kruschen (Donald Pilon) is accused of bludgeoning to death his beautiful but manipulative model wife Magdalene (Elke Sommer). As the trial draws to a close, Charles reflects on the events leading up to the terrible ...
Plot: greed, courtroom, millionaire, adultery, suspect, real estate agent, trial, sexual desire, police, hit on the head, model, arrest ...
Place: canada, hungary
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Fast Company (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An early departure from director David Cronenberg's canon of visceral horror, 1979's Fast Company profiles one of his personal passions, racecars, in a gritty melodrama that also features exciting racetrack footage. Veteran toughguy ...
Style: realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: racing, drag racing, revenge, race, contests and competitions, rivalry, chase, good versus evil, chases and races, womanizer, misfit, car chase ...
Time: 70s
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38%
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He Got Game (1998)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, touching, rough, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, redemption, prison, sport, forgiveness, domestic violence, college, rejection, warden, dysfunctional family, ambition, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, new jersey
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38%
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Le Garcu (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A self-centered man (Gérard Depardieu) with many diversions occasionally visits his 4-year-old son (Antoine Pialat) and the boy's mother (Géraldine Pailhas).
Plot: immaturity, male female relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), childhood, older man younger woman relationship, infidelity, mistress, death of father, old age ...
Place: paris france
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Hands of Stone (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Panama, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other's lives.
Style: captivating, realistic, exciting, tense, serious ...
Plot: rivalry, rags to riches, sport, boxer, athlete's life, contests and competitions, ambition, athlete and trainer, boxing, boxing match, ends with biographical notes, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s, year 1980
Place: panama
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On the Verge of a Fever (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Against the backdrop of poverty, fear and the brutal dictatorship of Haiti in 1971, ON THE VERGE OF A FEVER is about Fanfan, a 15-year-old boy who just wants to experience life for himself with his streetwise friend Gégé. Having lived a somewhat ...
Plot: prostitute, love, police, bathroom, bathing, sex, female nudity, coming of age, bathtub, sex on couch, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 70s
Place: haiti
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Waves (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family — led by a well-intentioned but domineering father — as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, social, touching, suspense
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, african american, teenage sex, teen romance, family relations, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, teenage pregnancy, brother sister relationship, teenager, drug use, parents and children ...
Place: florida, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Hockey Night (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When a young girl wants to join her high school's hockey team as goalie, she meets with resistence, but also gets support, especially from the star forward of the team.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: hockey, fall in love, small town, gender bending, lifestyle, hopes, small town life, teenage life, family relations, social relations, power relations, friends ...
Time: 80s
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32%
When No One Would Listen (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jessica has been married to her controlling husband Gary for years. She began dating him at the age of fifteen and has two kids, Maggie and Pete. After some career trouble Gary moves the family out to a New York suburb. Anyway, at first Gary seems ...
Plot: domestic violence, violence, abuse, gun, bullet, bakery, gunshot, handgun, pistol, spouse
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30%
Down the Ancient Stairs (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A mental hospital somewhere in Tuscany during the thirties. Far away from fascism, this closed world is rules over by Dr. Bonaccorsi, a passionate benevolent psychiatrist whose dream is to isolate the germ of madness. He is also a very active ...
Plot: female nudity, sex, adultery, nymphomaniac, mental institution
Time: 1930s
Place: tuscany, italy
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29%
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Madame Bovary (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Emma Bovary is bored by her country doctor husband and gives in to the affections of several rich suitors as well as the temptation of living beyond her husband's means.
Plot: adultery, husband, money, temptation, female nudity, adulteress, sex, woman, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Life and Death (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a married doctor brings home a gay medical student that he's smitten with, his wife goes along and the three try to build a non-traditional relationship. Then society's homophobia intervenes.
Plot: bisexual, male nudity, menage a trois, adultery, gay slur, gay interest, homosexuality, infidelity, gay, controversy, terror, sexuality ...
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The Telegraphist (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set against the beautiful backdrop of northern Norway, this film tells the story of a telegraphist in a very small community at the turn of the century.
Plot: coast, sea, business, small town, priest, husband wife relationship, adultery, erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfaithful wife, infidelity, fire ...
Time: 1800s
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The Champ (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The more you love, the harder you fight.The world looks at Billy Flynn and sees a has-been who seemingly never was, an ex-boxing champion slammed to the mat years ago by booze and gambling. But Billy's son TJ sees what the world doesn't. ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: boxing, gambling, boxer, underdog, bittersweet, redemption, power relations, athlete and trainer, parents and children, custody, on the road, family life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Winter Stories (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An adult Martin Roy reminisces about his life in the 1966/67 school year. At fifteen years old and in his last year of junior high school, he breathed, ate and slept hockey. He collected hockey cards, played street hockey with his friends, tried ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, family relations, hockey, follow your dream, family, hopes, sport, youth, small town life, friends, power relations, social relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec, montreal
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29%
Love and Hate: The Story of Colin and Joanne Thatcher (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Narcissistic Saskatchewan Tory politician Colin Thatcher is engaged in a bitter divorce from his wife Jo-Ann. When a series of court rulings over the divorce go against him, Thatcher decides a more drastic solution is needed - murder! A series of ...
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, abuse, trial, murder suspect, domestic violence, divorce, politician, custody battle, crimes of passion, contract killing, husband wife relationship, custody ...
Place: canada
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Road to Victory (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A star athlete on the verge of turning pro must decide which dream to pursue while he battles his own body.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological
Plot: infidelity, love affair, relationship vs career, athlete's life, ambition, rise to the top, couples, fall in love, doctors and patients, breakup, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small mountain community in Canada is devastated when a school bus accident leaves more than a dozen of its children dead. A big-city lawyer arrives to help the survivors' and victims' families prepare a class-action suit, but his ...
Style: bleak, non-linear, emotional, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, family problems, incest, small town life, redemption, betrayal, lawyer, bus, family relations, artist, loss of child, drowning ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%