Movies like No Rest for the Brave

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No Rest for the Brave (2003)
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No Rest for the Brave (2003)
Original name: Pas de repos pour les braves
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A strange man is involved in a village massacre and drug dealing.
Style: experimental, humorous, psychological, dark humor, atmospheric, offbeat, mind bending, serious, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: insomnia, countryside, gangsters, village, coming of age, drug dealer, massacre, teenage life, crimes, youth, gang, psychopath, on the run, village life, love affair, criminal heroes, losing-it hero, deadly, christmas, sex, dancing, gay, airplane, fight, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to No Rest for the Brave

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and talky films with plots about drinking, kiss, drink, cigarette smoking, love and romance, sex and father son relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like No Rest for the Brave: Of Horses and Men (2013), The Adventures of Felix (2000), The Drummer (2007), Zappa (1983), Last Life in the Universe (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Of Horses and Men (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland, Germany, Norway
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A country romance about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. Love and death become interlaced and with terrible consequences. The fortunes of the people in the country through the horses' perception.
Style: bleak, stylized, sincere, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: horse, countryside, love and romance, animal life, human nature, social relations, love affair, village life, romance, strong female character, father son relationship, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Adventures of Felix (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A charming comedy about going on a rather long walk. Félix is a laid-back guy living in the bleak northern coastal town of Dieppe. He lives happily with his lover Daniel and is a soap opera enthusiast and HIV-positive. After losing his job, Félix ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, melancholic, lyrical ...
Plot: gay teenager, unemployment, friendship, parents and children, youth, society, family relations, road trip, estrangement, self discovery, on the road, search for father ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: france, europe, marseille, normandy, california ...
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92%
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The Drummer (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Sid insults a powerful triad boss, his father sends him to Taiwan for safety. Bored and restless, he discovers a community of Zen drummers high in the hills, and joins up - a decision inspired by a pretty face that soon becomes a challenge.
Style: sentimental, psychological, realistic, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, self discovery, introspection, redemption, rivalry, crimes, hopes, drummer, countryside, training, business partner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.3
 3K
Zappa (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Denmark, 1961. Bjørn, a middle-class boy in his early teens, wants to be accepted by Steen, a bullying peer of his with wealthy but freezingly cold parents. Bjørn's other good friend is Mulle, a cheerful and more childish working-class boy. ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, friendship, family relations, teenage boy, misfit, youth, teenage life, social differences, suburbs, friends, estrangement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1961
Place: denmark, europe, scandinavia, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Last Life in the Universe (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand, Japan, Netherlands
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An obsessive-compulsive Japanese librarian living in Bangkok spends most of his days contemplating suicide in his lifeless apartment. His life changes when he witnesses the death of Nid, seconds before he was about to jump off a bridge. This brings ...
Style: surreal, psychological, serious, atmospheric, lyrical ...
Plot: suicide attempt, friendship, suicide, destiny, self discovery, opposites attract, romance, couples, perfectionist, loneliness, gangsters, car accident ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, thailand, bangkok thailand, osaka japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Lawless Heart (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a British seaside resort, several lives intertwine following the funeral of a gay restaurant owner
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, love affair, dealing with death, gay, friendship, adultery, sex, eccentricity, bittersweet, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, france, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Tropical Malady (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Thailand, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A romance between a soldier and country boy splinters into a mythical venture based on Thai folklore.
Style: serious, surreal, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: jungle, ghost, shaman, danger, love and romance, human nature, storytelling, friendship, gay, countryside, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
What Time Is It There? (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a young street vendor with a grim home life meets a woman on her way to Paris, they forge an instant connection. He changes all the clocks in Taipei to French time.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, isolation, death in the family, estrangement, lifestyle, unfulfillment, french, insomnia, father son relationship, drinking, female masturbation, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, japan, asia, paris france, taipei ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Monday Morning (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A story told quietly of Vincent a welder at a large and seemingly toxic plant along the Rhône, living in a village with his sons, wife, and mother, saying little to each other.
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, factory, friendship, working class, social differences, couple relations, human nature, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, parents and children, family relations, village ...
Time: contemporary
Place: venice, europe, italy, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Yellow (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight friends in Los Angeles spend their last evening together as they face graduation from high school and the onset of their adult lives. One of them gets in unexpected trouble when he loses a large sum of his dad's money. The friends rally ...
Style: stylized, humorous, rough, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, kids in trouble, cons and scams, teenage life, culture clash, heist, high school, vigilantism, friends, rally, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Rules of Attraction (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.
Style: stylized, humorous, melancholic, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, drug abuse, love triangle, virginity, rape, virgin, college life, lifestyle, romance, youth, sex, gay slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, amsterdam, barcelona spain, florence italy, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 797
Full Speed (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A brief extract of four kids' lives somewhere in France. Quentin, who won a writers contest and now pays more attention to his career as an author than to his friends, beautiful Julie, his girl-friend, much more mature than she looks, falling ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, sincere, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: coming out, friendship, racism, love triangle, betrayal, youth, friends, couples, singleness, twentysomething life, sexual relations, teenage love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, lyon, paris france, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Art School Confidential (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, cynical, clever ...
Plot: serial killer, painting, murder, investigation, art school, dormitory, ambition, crimes, lifestyle, artist, fan, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 1K
Testosterone (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dean has been stumped for some time in his attempt to produce a follow-up to "I was a Teenage Speed Freak," his incredibly successful graphic novel. His fans expect great things from him and his editor, Louise, is hounding him. Instead of ...
Style: serious, realistic, dark humor, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: breakup, obsession, brother sister relationship, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, love and romance, gender, gay couple, dishonesty, deadly, couples, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina, latin america, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 30K
The Wackness (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in New York City in the sweltering summer, The Wackness tells the story of a troubled teenage drug dealer, who trades pot for therapy sessions with a drug-addled psychiatrist. Things get more complicated when he falls for one of his classmates, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, coming of age, friendship, first love, therapy, fall in love, doctors and patients, hip hop, love affair, lifestyle, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, feel good, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, love, starting over, romance, parents and children, family life, haunted by the past, couple relations, siblings relations, human nature, couples, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Outside Providence (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this coming-of-age comedy, Tim Dunphy is leading a go-nowhere existence, spending his days smoking pot and hanging out with his best friend, Drugs Delaney. But Tim's lazy days of getting high are jettisoned after a brush with the law ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, high school life, student, love, prank, party, romance, teenager, parents and children, teenage life, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: rhode island, usa, connecticut, florida, new england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Kings & Queen (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Nora Cotterelle, a woman in her 30s is caring for her ill father, Louis Jenssens. While Nora tries to present a facade that all is well with her life, she is twice divorced and has a son, Elias, whose father is dead. Nora's present relationship ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: adoption, family relations, terminal illness, parents and children, couple relations, destiny, couples, single parent, musician's life, love and romance, life is a bitch, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Telling You (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two college graduates who find themselves stuck behind the counter of a pizza parlor while their friends move on struggle to find a new direction for their lives.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, college, friends, romance, partners, love and romance, lifestyle, youth, down on your luck, twentysomething life, workplace situations, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 2K
One Night (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. Accused of assault, he appeals to Elio to help him reach the forbidden world 90 miles across the ocean. One night, full of hope, they face the biggest challenge of their lives.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, stylized, suspense
Plot: hopes, twins, on the run, buddies, teenage life, nurse, unrequited love, friendship, flirting, brother sister relationship, machismo, homosexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, havana cuba, caribbean, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
It Runs in the Family (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This is the story of a dysfunctional New York family, and their attempts to reconcile
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, talky, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, eccentric family, human nature, aging, school dance, family relations, college, gangsters, brutality, courage, redemption, weapons ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, new york yankees ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 15K
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: infidelity, crimes, crime, couple relations, irish, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, eccentricity, unlikely friendships, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 6K
Gemma Bovery (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Martin, an ex-Parisian well-heeled hipster passionate about Gustave Flaubert who settled into a Norman village as a baker, sees an English couple moving into a small farm nearby. Not only are the names of the new arrivals Gemma and Charles Bovery, ...
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, romantic, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, literature, love triangle, couple relations, love and romance, countryside, village, midlife crisis, infatuation, baker, bakery, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, normandy, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Unbelievable Truth (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where he meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: small town, ex convict, gossip, redemption, auto mechanic, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, crimes, starting over, hopes, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1988
Place: new york, usa, long island, harvard university, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
1, 2, 3, Freeze (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A provocative, seemingly absurd patchwork movie which sends a worthwhile message about hope against all odds, love, children and human understanding. Schoolgirl Victorine has an insane mother and an alcoholic father who can never find his way home ...
Style: sexual, bleak, stylized, humorous, disturbing ...
Plot: interracial relations, dysfunctional family, daydreamer, couples, family relations, sex addict, loss of partner, strong sexual content, voyeurism, human nature, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 9K
Last Night (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Various citizens of Toronto anxiously await the end of the world, which is occurring at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day. While widower Patrick Wheeler braces for his fate, he meets Sandra, the wife of a businessman who is intent on ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, surreal, emotional ...
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, doomsday, satire, human nature, danger, hopes, pianist, existentialism, christmas, computer, weird ...
Time: 21st century, future, turn of the century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Charlie Countryman (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While traveling abroad, a guy falls for a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in her violent, charismatic ex.
Style: exciting, touching, emotional, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: fall in love, chase, a vision, romance, on the run, forbidden love, love affair, dangerous attraction, supernatural, femme fatale, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, usa, chicago illinois, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Taste of Others (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Agnès Jaoui co-writes and directs this romantic comedy of manners set in France's rustic Provence. Unpolished and ultra-pragmatic industrialist Jean-Jacques Castella (co-scripter Jean-Pierre Bacri) reluctantly attends Racine's tragedy ...
Style: intellectual, sincere, touching, meditative, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, extramarital affair, fish out of water, bohemian life, opposites attract, fall in love, couple relations, snobbism, disorder, unhappiness, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Life of Riley (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the midst of rehearsals for a new play, amateur dramatics proponents Colin and Kathryn receive the shattering news that their friend George is fatally ill and only has a few months to live.
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous, clever
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, aging, disorder, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, elderly, bittersweet, friends, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, yorkshire, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Crazy Stranger (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, village, self discovery, couple relations, love and romance, obsessive quest, gypsy, lifestyle, family relations, dialogue, beautiful scenery, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, france, europe, paris france, bucharest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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