Movies like Luck 2003

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Luck (2003)
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Luck (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Shane Bradley, who is fixated on ideas of luck and destiny, tries to win the girl of his dreams. After their relationship falters, Shane begins to think he might be unlucky and turns to gambling as an outlet for his obsession.
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, light, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hopes, hockey, obsession, ambition, unfulfillment, small town, gambling, gambling debt, fall in love, love, rivalry, wooing, friends, destiny, love and romance, buddies, unfulfilled love, bittersweet, bookies, gambling addiction, bong, bookie
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about friends, ambition, hopes, love and romance, buddies, friendship and fall in love mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Luck: Dodging the Clock (2005), The Big Year (2011), 3 Days of Normal (2012), Sandy Wexler (2017), Win It All (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dodging the Clock (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The passage of time is probably the only concrete proof we have that justice exists in this cruel world. Some people would like to stop time in its tracks, while others choose to follow its path. In this story, three men in their early thirties have ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: pregnancy, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, thirtysomething life, unfulfillment, fatherhood, stripper, love, friendship, party, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
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The Big Year (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three fanatical bird-watchers spend an entire year competing to spot the highest number of species as El Nino sends an extraordinary variety of rare breeds flying up into the U.S., but they quickly discover that there are more important things than ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, scenic, light ...
Plot: friendship, obsession, birds, bird, ambition, rivalry, midlife crisis, animal life, competition, marital problem, newlyweds, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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3 Days of Normal (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 3 Days of Normal follows the story of straight-laced deputy Bill Morgan who is quite content literally living within the quaint boundaries of Washington, New Hampshire. Bill’s stable and rather uneventful life is thrown for a loop when he finds ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, romance, self discovery, fall in love, small town sheriff, social relations, hopes, small town life, love and romance, drunkenness, journalist, actress
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c.
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Sandy Wexler (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a hapless but dedicated talent manager signs his first client who actually has talent, his career finally starts to take off.
Style: entertaining, light, captivating, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: woman, society, love, romance, love affair, love and romance, youth, fall in love, ambition, male female relationship, couple relations, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Win It All (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gambling addict faces a conflict when entrusted with keeping a bunch of money that isn't his.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gambling addiction, gambling, gambler, addiction, adventure, adaptation, escapades, ambition, rivalry, obsession, friendship, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary
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81%
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Heartbeat (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After her boyfriend leaves town, Justine, depressed and unfulfilled, picks up her neglected guitar which takes her on a journey that gets her heart beating for the first time in years.
Style: captivating, light, feel good, entertaining, touching ...
Plot: self discovery, musician's life, starting over, unfulfillment, hopes, journey, friendship, road not taken, dull life, artists and showbiz, strong female presence, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duct Tape Forever (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil land baron's limo falls into a sinkhole outside Possum Lodge, lodge leader Red Green is ordered to pay the baron $10,000 or lose his beloved lodge forever. Red considers various money-making schemes concocted by his buddies, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, rivalry, contests and competitions, partners, nothing goes right, ambition, farce, journey, save the day, contest, debt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Desperately Seeking Santa (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jennifer, a young, ambitious executive running promotions at a failing Boston mall comes up with a genius promotional gimmick to save her workplace and position herself for advancement: hold a "Hunky Santa" contest to replace the old Mall ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: christmas, ambition, love and romance, contests and competitions, couples, rivalry, holiday, santa claus, contest, pizzeria, undressing, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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You Might as Well Live (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: On the advice of his childhood hero, Robert R. Mutt embarks on a madcap adventure to attain the three keys to being a "somebody" - a girl, some money and a championship ring.
Style: humorous, semi serious, toilet humor, witty, clever ...
Plot: rabbi, ambition, self discovery, human nature, life is a bitch, hopes, unfulfillment, mental institution, protest, hockey, hospital, wetting pants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Gretchen (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gretchen has bigger problems than abysmal fashion sense: She's 17, painfully awkward and stuck in the most unforgiving place on earth - high school. When her obsession with school bad boy Ricky gets out of hand, her mother sends her to an ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, obsession, self discovery, fashion, youth, fall in love, small town, clinic, parents and children, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Dr. Cabbie (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An unemployed doctor turned cab driver becomes a local hero when he converts his taxi into a mobile clinic. Dr. CABBIE is the heart warming journey of a young Indian Doctor who immigrates to Canada with the selfless ambition of healing others while ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: fish out of water, doctor, hopes, workplace, follow your dream, disorder, workplace situations, interracial relations, love and romance, immigrants, buddies, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Taking Chances (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When he discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield, Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of a small town's rather meager place in American history, joins forces with sexy but dangerous ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, partners, fall in love, unlikely couple, hopes, small town, romance, small town life, unlikely partners, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Seven Dinners (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After five years of marriage, their relationships have come to a dead end – no kids, no common interests, almost no more love is left… When the wife asks for divorce, the husband tries the last remedy to cure their relationships – a scientific ...
Style: feel good, light, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: love and romance, marriage, couples, family relations, family, love, hopes, sex, husband wife relationship, romance, happy ending, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Breakdance Kid (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1984, loser pizza guy Whitey Johnson is run over by a semi truck on live television, making him a local hero. The world watches as Whitey vows to not only walk again but to win his town's breakdance competition. Whitey struggles to conquer ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, lifestyle, ambition, dancer's life, follow your dream, contests and competitions, youth, romance, love and romance, rivalry, hopes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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St. Daisy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The snow is staying away from the Bavarian ski village of Haunzenberg, and so are the skiers. Business is failing and so is Georg's relationship with Emilie. During his attempt to reignite the fires of passion, the wooden cross in the next room ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, small town, clergy, resort, village, skiing, hopes, buddies, friends, miraculous event, couple relations, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, bavaria, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Gym Teacher: The Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dave Stweie was America's hope for the gold in the 1988 Seoul Games.... until he ran face first into the vault. After Suffering humiliation on a global scale, Dave eventually faded into obscurity and became a gym teacher. A gym teacher with the ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, teachers and students, family life, school, redemption, athlete's life, lifestyle, rivalry, contests and competitions, hopes, youth, storage unit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Swearnet: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Fed up with being censored in their post-Trailer Park Boys lives, the out of work stars/world-renowned 'swearists', Mike Smith, Robb Wells and John Paul Tremblay decide to start their own uncensored network on the internet.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: partners, media, follow your dream, buddies, hopes, tv show, computers and web, disorder, filmmaking, nudity (full frontal - brief), showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Man About Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn't run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, dishonesty, buddies, crimes, gambling, disorder, bookies, male friendship, male bonding, friendship between men, down on your luck, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: americana, friendship, disorder, friends, partners, unemployment, buddies, desire for fame, society, experimenting, profanity, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
I'm Shy, But I'll Heal (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pierre is a hotel cashier in Vichy, so shy that he answers an ad from the Psychology Institute and can't say no to the salesman, Aldo; he spends 6,000 francs on tapes, books, and a punching bag. Soon after, he's smitten by Agnes, a hotel ...
Style: touching, psychological, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, fall in love, unfulfilled love, wooing, cashier, luxury hotel, dishwasher, casino
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, normandy, nice france, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Two Tickets to Paradise (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three guys on the verge of forty begin to realize all the best things in their lives happened before they were twenty. A spontaneous road trip adventure gives them a chance to balance the ledger
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, sentimental
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, self discovery, follow your dream, ambition, road trip, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, adventure, escapades, new life, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Moon in a Bottle (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zeta has a month to hand in a novel she has been commissioned to write and every day she searches for inspiration among the strange customers who are regulars at the Café Rossignol. There she becomes close to Alicia, a pretty waitress who ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, fall in love, love and romance, writer's life, friends, bar, ghost writer, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, piano, cafe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Disco (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Endetté jusqu'au cou dans une affaire de water bed, Didier Travolta, 40 ans, vit au Havre dans le quartier populaire du Grand Large chez sa maman : Madame Graindorge. Il reçoit une lettre de la mère de son fils Brian, 8 ans, qui vit en ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, rise and fall, follow your dream, ambition, dancer's life, society, contests and competitions, rivalry, nightlife, unemployment, starting over, rising to stardom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Janis and John (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Insurance salesman tries to get money from his hippie cousin by fulfilling his dream: Arraigning for John Lennon and Janis Joplin's "second coming".
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: unemployment, opposites attract, love and romance, family relations, couples, life is a bitch, dishonesty, politics, heist, teaching the ways of the world, obsession, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Change of Address (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Paris, the emotional and professional tribulations of a musician and his roommate. Fraîchement installé à Paris, David, un musicien, timide et maladroit, tombe fou amoureux de sa jeune élève, Julia. Il tente tout pour la séduire. Sa ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, job seeking, romance, nothing goes right, fall in love, disorder, lodger, teacher, friends, friendship, rivalry, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
I Love You Too (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Written by comedian Peter Helliar, I LOVE YOU TOO stars Brendan Cowell as Jim, a 30-something emotionally stunted man whose inability to declare his love to his girlfriend, Alice, threatens to cost him the best thing he ever had but leads him to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, couple relations, breakup, buddies, wooing, society, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, friends, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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V.O.S. (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A game between four characters. A comedy about love and friendship. A film about the great lie of story telling that moves between reality and fiction.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, introspection, love affair, lifestyle, couples, fall in love, couple relations, romance, hopes, battle of the sexes, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Leading Ladies (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A zany comedy about two sisters, their gay best friend, and their overzealous stage mom.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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52%
New Waterford Girl (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gifted teenager, dreaming of life beyond her small town, becomes inspired when a 15-year-old girl from New York moves in next door.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, small town, female boxer, family relations, unwanted pregnancy, canadian, teenage pregnancy, friendship, teenager, follow your dream, society, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada, new york, usa, nova scotia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Stacy's Mom (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about four adolescent buddies whose raging hormones zero in on their friends mom.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: coming of age, puberty, sexual fantasy, innocence, friends, rivalry, buddies, family relations, parents and children, youth, fall in love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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