Movies like Goodbye Charlie Bright

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Goodbye Charlie Bright (2001)
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Goodbye Charlie Bright (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Charlie drifts through life as he and his friends enjoy a lifestyle of house parties, casual sex and drugs. However, after breaking into a house to steal a gun, three of the friends (Charlie, Justin and Damien) accidentally awaken the owner, a hefty Jamaican man who promptly chases them into the street with a golf club. The trio escape, much to the amusement of Justin and Damien.
Plot: male bonding, male friendship, friendship, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hit by a car, friendship between men, dog, chess, hospital, interracial relations, burglary, drug dealer, male nudity, tattoo, best friend, gunfight, war veteran, fat man, unemployment, british, friendship between boys, working class, interracial romance, nurse ...
Place: england

Most similar movies to Goodbye Charlie Bright

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and gloomy films with plots about friendship, coming of age, youth, friends, working class, friendship between men and society mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Goodbye Charlie Bright: Welcome Home (2015), Solanin (2010), Ellen (2016), Best Laid Plans (2012), A Taste of Honey (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Welcome Home (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of two childhood friends - Lucas (a 16-year-old high-schooler) and Bert (a mechanic’s apprentice) - who flee the suffocating fish bowl that their killjoy families’ lives have become. Lucas, still quite immature, finds a “big ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, childhood friend, teenage boy, youth, friendship between boys, pubic hair, male nudity, house
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95%
 7.1
 663
Solanin (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Meiko Inoue is a recent college grad working as an office lady in a job she hates. Her boyfriend Shigeo is permanently crashing at her apartment because his job as a freelance illustrator doesn't pay enough for rent. And her parents in the ...
Style: psychological, captivating, sentimental, realistic
Plot: death of boyfriend, road accident, coming of age, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, unemployment, rock music, unfulfillment, music band, couples, society, friendship, moving ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 284
Ellen (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A tearaway teenage girl, at war with her mum, and trying to take control of her life, forms an amazing and unbreakable bond with a new friend. They raise hell, stick two fingers up at the world, and laugh like they never have before... but can Ellen ...
Style: touching, rough, captivating, melancholic, disturbing
Plot: sex with a minor, teenage girl, single mother, female friendship, friendship, mother daughter conflict, party, mother daughter relationship, cigarette smoking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, child in peril, drunkenness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Best Laid Plans (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: David Blair directs this powerful British Drama, loosely inspired by John Steinbeck's novel 'Of Mice and Men'. Set in Nottingham, the film revolves around the relationship between the thuggish Danny (Stephen Graham) and Joseph ...
Style: serious, emotional, rough, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, underground fighting, odd couple, misfit, mentally challenged, human nature, crimes, money problems, best friends, friends, urban, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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A Taste of Honey (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Focuses on a working class girl who is struggling to create a life for herself with her gay co-worker after becoming pregnant from a one-night stand with a black sailor.
Style: touching, sexual, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: single parent, coming of age, working class, friendship, interracial relations, family relations, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, ship, youth, single mother, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
T2: Trainspotting (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie.
Style: intense, thought provoking, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: drug addiction, revenge, friendship, addiction, junkie, heroin, violence, theft, blackmail, extortion, redemption, betrayal ...
Time: 2010s, year 1979, year 1974, 80s
Place: scotland, bulgaria, scottish highlands, london, amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Paris Education (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Etienne comes to Paris to study filmmaking at the Sorbonne. He meets Mathias and Jean-Noël who share his passion for films. But as they spend the year studying, they have to face friendship and love challenges as well as choosing their artistic ...
Audience: student film
Plot: film school, friendship between men, male friendship, coming of age, break-up, student life, film making, long distance relationship, cheating girlfriend, one night stand, filmmaking, breakup ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 592
Treacle Jr. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A middle aged man, Tom, walks out one day on his wife and baby boy and his seemingly happy life with no explanation. He opts to live on the streets of London. Alone in a park at night he is set upon by a gang of violent thugs, in his bid to escape ...
Style: touching, serious, atmospheric, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, down on your luck, self discovery, human spirit, optimism, odd couple, hopes, social misfits, midlife crisis, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mental retardation, begging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 364
Amateur Teens (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A modern tragedy about a group of 14-year-old schoolchildren whose daily life is shaped by the power of social media and ever increasing sexualisation through the Internet.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, sentimental, disturbing
Plot: 14 year old, group of friends, internet, peer pressure, teenager, first love, high school, sexuality, social media, female friendship, sex education, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Speak Like a Child (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Speak Like a Child, the feature film debut of documentary director John Akomfrah, explores the intense friendship that evolves between three troubled teenagers growing up in an isolated children's home on the Northumbrian coast. The desolate ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, bisexual, coming of age, haunted by the past, pregnancy, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, orphan, best friends, reunion, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
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Amexicano (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A look at the bond between an illegal immigrant and a blue-collar Italian-American from Queens.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, humorous
Plot: friendship, social differences, deportation, immigrants, society, working class, human nature, unemployment, culture clash, interracial friendship, unlikely hero, unrequited love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Last Orders (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, talky, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, last wish, death, memory, family relations, war veteran, partners, parents and children, self discovery, friends, life, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Meantime (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A working-class family in London's East End is struggling to stay afloat during the recession under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's premiership. Only the mother Mavis is working; father Frank and the couple's two sons Colin, a ...
Style: touching, humorous, gloomy, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: working class, friendship, unemployment, mentally challenged, skinhead, estrangement, family problems, kids in trouble, resentment, family relations, society, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 920
Wasted Youth (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Harris, a 16 year old boy spends his day skateboarding aimlessly around Athens with his friends. Vassilis, a middle aged cop, is frustrated with his dead-end job and crammed in his small apartment with his family.
Style: touching, sincere, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: financial crisis, unemployment, male friendship, friendship between men, skateboard, drinking, teenage boy, intergenerational friendship, midlife crisis, teenager, friendship between boys, teenage protagonist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: greece, athens, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 1K
Prince (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A troubled teenager attempts to conquer the girl he's in love with, who seems out of reach. He's lured into criminal activities and becomes alienated from family and friends.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: juvenile delinquency, teenage love, drug dealing, teaching the ways of the world, wooing, crimes, teenage life, youth gang, street life, group of friends, single mother, interracial friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Falkenberg Farewell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's the last summer in Falkenberg for five childhood friends. David yearns to be a child again and Holger never wants to move away. Jesper constantly returns home without anybody really noticing that he’s been gone. Jörgen finances his ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, grownups, best friends, small town, youth, childhood friend, saying goodbye, moving, summer, society, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Looks and Smiles (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Thatcherism and the Irish troubles provide the backdrop for this study of Mick, a well-meaning youth in Sheffield, who has, unlike Dickens' Pip, no expectations. Mick lives with his parents, works on his motorbike, looks for work, and every two ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, biting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: unemployment, life is a bitch, coming of age, youth, social decay, down on your luck, friendship, society, injustice, family relations, power relations, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 47
Murder (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Chris Maurer is killed the day after his 21st birthday and his grieving mother, Angela Maurer, is unable to come to grips with that fact. She is taken advantage of by a self-interested journalist who only cares about getting a front-page story and ...
Plot: murder, whodunit, reporter, female protagonist, brother in law brother in law relationship, press conference, loss of son, death of son, grieving mother, storekeeper, campfire, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.6
 5K
The Dresser (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand - the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the deteriorating star as the company struggles to carry on during the London blitz. ...
Style: talky, gloomy, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, world war two, friendship, drunkenness, backstage, makeover, boss and employee, showbiz, couple relations, overbearing, friends, power relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Me Without You (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a long, hot summer in seventies London, young neighbors Holly and Marina make a childhood pact to be friends forever. For Marina, troubled, fiercely independent, determined to try everything, Holly stays the only constant in a life of ...
Style: humorous, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, female friendship, teenage life, youth, love and romance, power relations, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations, human nature, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, brighton, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The We and the I (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The We and the I is the heartfelt and comical story of the final bus ride home for a group of young high school students and graduates.
Style: talky, touching, sincere, serious, contemplative
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, high school life, introspection, interracial relations, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, society, social relations, bus, teenager, group of friends, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tea in the Harem (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of two youths - one Algerian, one French - who become juvenile delinquents in a Paris suburb.
Plot: coming of age, juvenile delinquent, teenage boy, working class, stolen money, drug dealer, beach, boredom, paris metro, car on fire, racial slur, police arrest ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Party Is Over (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Despite their differences, Celeste and Sihem quickly become inseparable. The common will to get out of drugs seals their fusional friendship. This will be as much a force as an obstacle when, transferred from the center that welcomes them, they find ...
Plot: friendship, addiction, cigarette smoking, female nudity, 19 year old, young woman, toilet, train station, woman in underwear, massage, bare breasts, hit by a car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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A Rather English Marriage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A squadron leader and a retired milkman decide to bury their differences and move in together after they are both widowed on the very same night. They become a companionable if odd couple, until their unlikely friendship is threatened by the arrival ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: family relations, odd couple, friendship, widower, dealing with death, elderly, bittersweet, starting over, parents and children, singleness, working class, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Glasgow Girls (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: Glasgow Girls is a specially commissioned musical drama for BBC Three that tells the inspirational true story of a group of schoolgirls whose petition to save their friend from deportation inspired a movement which would eventually help change ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, uplifting
Plot: friendship, immigrants, rebellion, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, kids in trouble, injustice, youth, deportation, teenage life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005
Place: scotland, europe, england, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Selfish Giant (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A hyperactive boy and his best friend, a slow-witted youth with an affinity for horses, start collecting scrap metal for a shady dealer.
Style: sad, depressing, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: horse, friendship, theft, domestic violence, teenage life, child abuse, juvenile delinquency, realism, social misfits, misfit, youth, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Butterfly Kisses (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: We follow Jake and his two best friends, Kyle and Jarred through a world distorted by sex and porn. The leader is Kyle – he talks about girls non-stop, Jarred can’t stop cheating on his girlfriend and then there’s Jake, a quiet and shy ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage girl, friendship between boys, friendship, teenage boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Is Anybody There? (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young boy who lives in an old folks' home strikes up a friendship with a retired magician.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, clever ...
Plot: retirement home, friendship, coming of age, reconciliation, elderly, youth, golden years, retirement home life, loneliness, child protagonist, sexual harassment, child in peril ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Giant Little Ones (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two popular teen boys, best friends since childhood, discover their lives, families, and girlfriends dramatically upended after an unexpected incident occurs on the night of a 17th birthday party.
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, meditative
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, teenager, coming of age, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gay love, grownups, conflict, love and romance, mystery, gay slur, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
O Capacete Dourado (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The darkness of night, a barely lit place, motorbikes flirting with danger: a group of teenagers at a crossroads playing chicken with unaware passing cars.Jota (Eduardo Frazão) stands out from this group, unclassifiable; his destiny has no straight ...
Plot: love, coming of age, helmet, school, teenage boy, youth, friendship between boys, first love, friendship, group of friends, motorcycle
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%