Movies like Mischief Night 2006

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Mischief Night (2006)
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Mischief Night (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everyone has Halloween, but in Yorkshire, they have Mischief Night, where madness and mayhem rule. In the course of one night, the barriers that separate two families—one white, one Asian—come tumbling down in a blaze of crime, clubbing, love and fireworks—changing all their lives forever.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: interracial relations, social differences, rebelliousness, youth, racism, life is a bitch, starting over, juvenile delinquency, social decay, interracial friendship, misfit, family relations, society, drug dealing, immigrants, single parent, working class, collision, chaos and mayhem, racial discrimination, racial segregation, fanatic, half sister, half brother, racial prejudice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, touching and semi serious films with plots about society, family relations, youth, friendship, parents and children, immigrants and friends mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Mischief Night: Gone Too Far (2013), Gypo (2005), Kidz in da Hood (2006), Anita and Me (2002), Night Bus (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gone Too Far (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Nigeria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: GONE TOO FAR follows two estranged teenage brothers over the course of a single day as they meet for the first time, and struggle to accept each other for who they are. Yemi can't wait for his big brother to join him on the estate in Peckham - ...
Style: uplifting, semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: racism, immigrants, family relations, teenage love, social differences, youth, society, life is a bitch, brother brother relationship, working class, dog, urban ghetto ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, africa
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95%
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Gypo (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gypo is the story of a working class family in Margate, Kent, a town where immigrants have become the focus of most of the public's discontent. The film tells the story of the a couple of weeks in this family's life, beginning when a ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, couple relations, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, society, immigrants, life is a bitch, love and romance, teenage life, working class, starting over, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: czech republic, england
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63%
Kidz in da Hood (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, captivating, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: deportation, immigrants, society, youth, family relations, illegal alien, little girl, rock musician, slacker, hopes, friends, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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52%
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Anita and Me (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meena, a 12-year-old living in a mining village in the English Midlands in 1972, is the daughter of Indian parents who've come to England to give her a better life. This idyllic existence is upset by the arrival in the village of Anita Rutter ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: culture clash, family relations, friendship, racism, family problems, best friends, hopes, youth, teenage life, mother daughter relationship, interracial friendship, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: england, europe
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52%
 6.1
 381
Night Bus (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The passengers on the Night Bus have many different stories -- some are lovers, some have dark secrets, some are looking for a fight, others are just trying to get through the night.
Style: semi serious, sincere, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: bus, travel, social differences, on the road, society, human nature, working class, night, double decker bus, urban, public transport
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
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52%
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Macondo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama centered on an 11-year-old Chechnyan refugee living in Vienna whose life is thrown into disarray when a friend of his deceased father materializes.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: youth, interracial relations, society, life is a bitch, immigrants, misfit, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, coming of age, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 705
White Teeth (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
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Story: An adaptation of Zadie Smith's bestseller concerning the lives of two families from as far back as the 1800s and India to late 1990s Willesden.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, multicultural
Plot: family relations, interracial relations, opposites attract, social decay, family life, parents and children, social differences, culture clash, couple relations, couples, generation gap, family problems ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: europe, england, london, bangladesh
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Good Fences (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in the 1970s, Tom Spader is an attorney who is determined to end what he has dubbed "the colored man's losing streak." When his winning of a high-profile case thrusts him into the limelight, he decides to moves his wife and their ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: racism, family relations, ambition, against the odds, lifestyle, rise to the top, culture clash, social differences, dysfunctional family, injustice, couples, family problems ...
Time: 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Mr. Stink (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This family comedy based on David Walliam's best-selling book tells the story of Chloe, who sees Mr. Stink every day, but has never spoken to him. Before she knows it, Chloe has an unusual friend hiding in her garden shed. As it turns out that ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, parents and children, family, intergenerational friendship, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, friends, youth, homeless ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Gangsta Granny (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A young boy is bored spending time with his dull grandma until he discovers she's an international Jewel thief.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: heist, elderly, family, grandparent grandchild relationship, family relations, crimes, unlikely criminals, jewel thief, grandfather grandson relationship, youth, golden years, ballroom dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Letter Writer (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a teenager receives a mysterious letter in the mail, she sets out to find the author. It's a journey that will change her life forever.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: teenage life, honesty, youth, friendship, parents and children, family relations, rebelliousness, aging, religions or cults, father daughter relationship, intergenerational friendship, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 428
A Week Alone (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Maria is a girl in her early teens whose family lives in an upscale gated suburb. Maria's parents are going out of town for a week, and rather than leave her with relatives or hire a babysitter, Maria is put in charge of looking after her ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: juvenile delinquency, social decay, mischievous children, youth, crimes, society, family relations, family problems, teenage life, social differences, social misfits, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Cut Loose (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A journalist is about to settle with his girlfriend when his life and views get shaken up by the young and beautiful Pakistani refugee Nadia. At work his ideals are more and more confronted with the harsh reality of modern urban society, while his ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: racism, introspection, self discovery, journalism, society, media, life is a bitch, impossible love, interracial relations, mercy killing, idealism, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 2K
Mind the Gap (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two girls of different background, one a immigrant from Turkey and the other a girl that needs to get out of her fathers shadow both apply to the police academy were they become close friends.
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, starting over, social differences, lifestyle, fish out of water, culture clash, officers and cadets, hopes, family life, academy, society, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 650
Homeland (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Morocco, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Farid, a young 26-year-old Frenchman, must travel to Algeria to save his father's house. While discovering this country in which he had never before set foot, he succumbs to the charms of a host of astonishing characters whose humour and ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: fish out of water, self discovery, society, win over, immigrants, disorder, misfit, lawyer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Wondrous Oblivion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: David Wiseman is eleven years old and mad about cricket. He has all the kit but none of the skill. When a Jamaican family moves in next door the father starts giving cricket lessons to David, and becomes close to David's mother. But this is ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, cricket the game, teenage life, family life, parents and children, lifestyle, society, youth, school, sport, bittersweet, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Wedding Most Strange (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: One groom, two would-be wives, four possible husbands... and one decision.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: inheritance, gay marriage, race against time, couples, remarry, last will and testament, wedding, friendship, society, obsessive quest, couple relations, online dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Boy in the Dress (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Based on David Walliams' best-selling children's book, with an all-star cast including Jennifer Saunders, James Buckley, David Walliams and Kate Moss, The Boy in the Dress is a celebration of creativity, difference, football and fashion. ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: contests and competitions, parents and children, friendship, youth, sport team, eccentric family, disorder, family, cross dressing, family relations, coming of age, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Somers Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Two teenagers, both newcomers to London, forge an unlikely friendship over the course of a hot summer. Tomo (Thomas Turgoose) is a runaway from Nottingham; Marek (Piotr Jagiello) lives in the district of Somers Town, between King's Cross and ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: immigrants, friendship, parents and children, social differences, teenage life, social misfits, lifestyle, single parent, society, love and romance, family relations, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
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Manito (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Fifteen years ago, their Washington Heights neighborhood was dubbed the crack-cocaine capital of the world, but today it is transforming into one of the most vibrant, Spanish-speaking communities in the United States. While the drug dealers continue ...
Style: emotional, bleak, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: drug dealing, human nature, racism, social decay, crimes, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, family relations, college, siblings relations, father son relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Sweetest Gift (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two neighboring families in Florida, one black and one white, struggle with the problems of race, poverty, prejudice, and absent fathers, as their children become friends over the course of one summer and fall.
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, emotional, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: interracial relations, friendship, family relations, discrimination, racism, life is a bitch, youth, society, family, friends, injustice, farmer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
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36%
 5.9
 371
Borrowed Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of two totally contrasting figures who come together in the most hostile of circumstances, only to form an unlikely bond that will help them both find a way out of their respective troubles. It is a bittersweet comedy about growing up and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Plot: youth, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, crimes, misfit, hopes, juvenile delinquency, bittersweet, redemption, gang, friendship, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
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The Motel (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Ernest Chin lives and works at a sleazy hourly-rate motel on a strip of desolate suburban bi-way. Misunderstood by his family and blindly careening into puberty, Ernest befriends Sam Kim, a self-destructive yet charismatic Korean ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: human nature, hotel, dysfunctional family, power relations, family problems, youth, misfit, life is a bitch, male female relationship, friendship between men, mother son relationship, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Adaptation of the Dickens novel.
Style: serious, uplifting, atmospheric, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rich and poor, dysfunctional family, social differences, family relations, injustice, power relations, social decay, siblings relations, life is a bitch, youth, society, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 539
Alila (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Life in a flimsy Tel Aviv apartment complex is a sour urban mosaic whose seedy characters, try as they might, can't get out of one another's faces. The character's lives overlap and collide. Gabi, a bobbed haired sexpot, and her lover ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, gloomy
Plot: family relations, family problems, couple relations, social relations, immigrants, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, culture clash, working class, infidelity, social differences, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, tel aviv
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Single Moms Club (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of single moms are brought together in the aftermath of an incident at their children's school.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, support group, family relations, parents and children, social differences, friends, society, friendship, mental illness, single mother, female protagonist, racial stereotype ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
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Balls (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sincere, light ...
Plot: parents and children, looking for love, couples, society, immigrants, aging, family relations, buddies, couple relations, wooing, friends, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
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West Is West (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Comedy sequel to "East is East". Manchester, North of England, 1975. The now much diminished, but still claustrophobic and dysfunctional, Khan family continues to struggle for survival. Sajid, the youngest Khan, the runt of the litter, is ...
Style: touching, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, love and romance, youth, looking for love, society, family problems, family tradition, siblings relations, teenage life, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: england, pakistan, middle east, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Rainbow Tribe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Morgan Roberts, a middle aged adult in crisis, reunites with his best friend when he returns to the summer camp of his youth. His troubles seem to magnify when he is joined by a rag-tag group of 10 year old campers. Through their struggles they ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, puberty, friendship, youth, life is a bitch, terminal illness, friends, mischievous children, family, disorder, boy, camp counselor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Diary of a Tired Black Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Diary of a Tired Black Man is a simple story about the complex relationships between black men and black women.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: interracial relations, opposites attract, looking for love, social differences, couples, love and romance, society, romance, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, african american, black woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%