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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, serious, touching and feel good films with plots about husband wife relationship, female nudity, sport, father son relationship, adultery, ambition 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, older man younger woman relationship, condom, tumbleweed, egotism, beer, teenage girl, friend, rifle, small town, locker room, farm ...
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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: infidelity, sports man, ice hockey, brother brother relationship, car accident, loyalty, alcoholic, recruitment, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, professional sports, hockey ...
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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: ice hockey, hockey, ambition, love and romance, artists and showbiz, opposites attract, romance, athlete's life, 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, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska, usa, new york, united states, california ...
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50%
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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, assimilation, racism, ice hockey, indigenous people, abuse, canadian, bigger dreams, hallucination, kicked in the stomach, teacher, hiding place ...
Time: 70s, year 1959, year 1968, year 1979, year 2008
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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49%
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: best friend, businesswoman, female lawyer, unemployment, basketball, separation, mother daughter relationship, bathroom, judge, divorce, lawyer, courtroom ...
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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, not serious, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ice hockey, friendship, gambling, bar, sport, gangsters, contests and competitions, downfall, underdog, rivalry, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, quebec, new jersey, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, confession, separation, adultery, sexual joke, handicapped, marriage, artist, ghost, church, shared bed, child neglect ...
Place: canada, quebec
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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: race track, hunting, racing, critic, dentist, car, society, car dealer, mechanic, female nudity, love triangle, car accident ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: helsinki finland, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, high school basketball, rape, flashback, mother daughter relationship, christmas, father daughter relationship, public speaking, coma, domestic violence, football player, husband wife relationship ...
Place: canada
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43%
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: courtroom, adultery, millionaire, greed, shooting, police detective, mass media, arrest, husband wife relationship, violence, real estate agent, police arrest ...
Place: hungary, canada
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43%
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: serious, tense, rough, realistic
Plot: redemption, interracial relations, racism, vengeance, strong sexual content, grudge, foe turned friend, starting over, athlete's life, hopes, society, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: thought provoking, captivating, touching, rough, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, redemption, prison, sport, forgiveness, domestic violence, college, warden, rejection, dysfunctional family, prodigy, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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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: drag racing, racing, race, revenge, race against time, womanizer, chase, contests and competitions, rivalry, chases and races, misfit, fugitives ...
Time: 70s
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41%
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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: nickname, vacation, death of father, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), male female relationship, infidelity, older man younger woman relationship, childhood, female nudity, adultery, mistress ...
Place: paris france
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41%
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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
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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, bathroom, sex on couch, sexual initiation, female nudity, violence, bare breasts, police, poverty, coming of age, girl next door, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 70s
Place: haiti
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Waves (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
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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: psychological, thought provoking, touching, social, suspense
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, african american, teenage sex, teen romance, family relations, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, teenager, teenage pregnancy, drug use, parents and children ...
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X, Y and Zee (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The venomous and amoral wife of a wealthy architect tries, any way she can, to break up the blossoming romance between her husband and his new mistress; a good-natured young widow who holds a dark past.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, haunted by the past, couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, romance, other woman, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
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35%
Skating to New York (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The coming-of-age journey of 5 teenage boys who leave their small, Canadian town behind and risk skating across Lake Ontario to New York on the coldest day of the year.
Style: captivating, sincere, light, psychological, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: skating, teenage protagonist, lake, friend, friendship, hockey, cold the temperature, teenage boy, ice hockey, family relations, coming of age, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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33%
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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, temptation, husband, money, female nudity, sex, adulteress, woman, cheating wife, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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33%
Down the Ancient Stairs (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 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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33%
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: infidelity, controversy, male nudity, gay, gay slur, gay interest, adultery, sexuality, doctor, terror, homosexuality, menage a trois ...
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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, cynical, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, small town, hockey, sport, contests and competitions, partners, ambition, underdog, opponent, athlete and trainer, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
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31%
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: abuse, physical abuse, custody, divorce, domestic violence, murder suspect, dysfunctional marriage, murder for hire, trial, crimes of passion, contract killing, court ...
Place: canada
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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, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: touching, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, love affair, relationship vs career, athlete's life, ambition, rise to the top, breakup, fall in love, doctors and patients, couples, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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29%
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, incest, family problems, small town life, redemption, betrayal, lawyer, bus, artist, drowning, snow, loss of child ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: canada, british columbia
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1:54 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tim is a bit of a loner. At school he gravitates towards another shy boy and they become friends. But the verbal and physical bullying by a gang of kids, as well as an aggressive use of social media, unsettle Tim’s new mate and he backs away from ...
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26%
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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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
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Time: 80s
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