Movies like Fresh Air 1999

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Fresh Air (1999)
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Fresh Air
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fresh Air, which focuses on ordinary moments of everyday life, is an original hybrid of urban comedy and kitchen-sink drama. It is also a realistic depiction of relationships among lovers, friends, and family in the multi-cultural environment of a big city. The protagonists are three thirty-something housemates with artistic aspirations.
Plot: commitment, philosophy, aspiring musician, art school, magazine, ambition, anxiety
Place: sydney australia
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Most similar movies to Fresh Air

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and melancholic films with plots about love and romance, ambition, father son relationship, dialogue, mentor, life philosophy and storytelling mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Fresh Air: Sunset Strip (2000), Committed (2000), Songs from the Second Floor (2000), With Honors (1994), The Weather Man (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sunset Strip
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in Hollywood, 1972, with young people looking for the 24 hours that will change their lives. Zach will open that night for a British rocker at Whisky a Go-Go; he lives in a canyon and plays impromptu duets with a mysterious guitarist he ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: hollywood, desire for fame, strong sexual content, celebrity culture, showbiz, ambition, love and romance, musician, artists and showbiz, actor's life, music band, musician's life ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 5.2
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Committed
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After her husband, Carl, suddenly leaves, Joline travels from New York to Texas to track him down. Although Joline tries to remain upbeat, she is discouraged when she discovers that Carl already has a new girlfriend, the lovely Carmen. Familiarizing ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, obsession, marriage, on the road, human nature, midlife crisis, self discovery, adultery, couple relations, life philosophy, love triangle, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, new york, usa, new jersey
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Songs from the Second Floor
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. A story about our need for love, our confusion, greatness and smallness and, most of all, our vulnerability. It is a story with many characters, among them a father and his mistress, his ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, atmospheric, semi serious, absurd ...
Plot: surrealism, insanity, loneliness, swedish, poetry, traffic jam, guilt, save the world, poet, existentialism, human nature, deadpan ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, russia
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System:   70%
    User:   66%
 
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With Honors
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Convinced he'll graduate with honors because of his thesis paper, a stuffy Harvard student finds his paper being held hostage by a homeless man, who might be the guy to school the young man in life.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, college, homeless, coming of age, life, mentor, destiny, poetry, college life, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: massachusetts, usa, campus, harvard university
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The Weather Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.
Style: realistic, sentimental, talky, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, existentialism, father son relationship, weatherman, introspection, life, depression, foul language, loneliness, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois
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Elling
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his mother, who has sheltered him his entire 40 years, dies, Elling, a sensitive, would-be poet, is sent to live in a state institution. There he meets Kjell Bjarne, a gentle giant and female-obsessed virgin in his 40s. After two years, the men ...
Style: humorous, touching, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, mental illness, drinking, hospital, poetry, mental institution, storytelling, unlikely friendships, loneliness, psychiatry, disability, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south pole, bosnia, oslo norway, norway, cambodia
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System:   61%
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 6.9
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Mumford
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.
Style: clever, talky, humorous, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: small town, depression, psychology, hidden identity, drinking, friendship, eccentricity, starting over, psychiatry, dialogue, redemption, doctors and patients ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: phoenix arizona, west virginia, china
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System:   61%
    User:   56%
 
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 7.8
 61K
Happiness
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.
Style: disturbing, dark humor, bleak, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, rape, sexual abuse, obsession, loneliness, child abuse, depression, sex, strong sexual content, siblings relations, relationships, multiple storylines ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   59%
 
The Marc Pease Experience
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Former high school musical star, Marc Pease, finds himself still living in the past, eight years after graduating.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, high school, desire for fame, love triangle, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, ambition, love and romance, youth, social relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   49%
 
The Devil Wears Prada
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Devil Wears Prada is about a young journalist who moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss however is extremely demanding and cruel and won’t let her succeed if she doesn’t fit into the high class elegant look of their ...
Style: witty, emotional, realistic, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, boss and employee, journalism, workplace intrigue, obnoxious boss, strong female character, rivalry, ambitious woman, relationship vs career, fashion industry, vanity, career woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, paris france
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System:   55%
    User:   46%
 
 7.0
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Igby Goes Down
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Style: clever, realistic, witty, talky, intellectual ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, mental illness, addiction, depression, storytelling, drinking, cancer, heavy metal, parents and children, adolescence, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, connecticut, manhattan new york city, new york, washington d.c. ...
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System:   51%
    User:   47%
 
 5.4
 180
Modern Love
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Modern relationships are examined in this comedy drama.
Plot: husband wife relationship, nickname, anxiety, marriage, secretary, real life mother and daughter playing mother and daughter, family life, pressure, commitment, father in law son in law relationship, pregnancy, military officer ...
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System:   51%
    User:   42%
 
 6.6
 37K
Ugly Betty
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Smart but wholesome Betty embraces her unique appearance and independent attitude in the cutthroat world of New York fashion. With the help of her proud yet far-from-glamorous family from Queens, Betty will continue to have big dreams and deal with ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, offbeat
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, boss and employee, fish out of water, physical appearance, workplace situations, lifestyle, workplace, misfit, power relations, obnoxious boss, womanizer, mexican american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   43%
 
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Silent Partner
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two friends train a greyhound together.
Plot: bet, alcoholic, partner, gambling, money, dog, drug use
Place: sydney australia
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System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
Art School Confidential
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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: clever, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, artist, drinking, art, gay, college, coming of age, obsession, ambition, mentor, creativity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
A Silent Agreement
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Reuben, a sensitive writer, grapples with a speech impediment as his boyfriend, Derek, a profoundly deaf Human Rights activist, provides strategies to restore his confidence and communication skills. When Reuben approaches an over-the-hill film ...
Style: intellectual
Plot: helplessness, femininity, troubled past, apathy, cerebral palsy, conflict, middle aged, mobile phone, opening a door, lying on bed, sexual fantasy, document ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
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System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
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Bootmen
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sean Odkin loves to dance much to his fathers distain. When the woman he loves cannot return his love Sean goes in search of the only thing that can make him whole again and that is dancing.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: dancing, dance, dancer's life, follow your dream, murder, love triangle, siblings relations, first contact, working class, australian, parallel universe, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: australia, new jersey, sydney australia
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System:   45%
    User:   54%
 
Running on Empty
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Mike loves his fast cars and his hot women. When he fancies the girlfriend of the local street racing king, Fox, he gets way in over his head in racing for his girl, his money and his life. Through racing, sex, nightclubs and small road trips the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: love triangle, car chase, factory, rivalry, gangsters, contests and competitions, wooing, speed, ambition, love and romance, racing, sport ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
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Better Than Sex
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want.
Style: sexual, talky, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sex, romance, couple relations, pornography, relationships, looking for sex, love affair, obsession, life philosophy, male nudity, sexualized violence, sexuality ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, england, europe, london, sydney australia
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System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
It's Kind of a Funny Story
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
Style: touching, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, depression, coming of age, suicide, teenager, friendship, adolescence, suicide attempt, drugs/alcohol, mentor, hospital, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
Antonia's Line
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After World War II, Antonia and her daughter, Danielle, go back to their Dutch hometown, where Antonia's late mother has bestowed a small farm upon her. There, Antonia settles down and joins a tightly-knit but unusual community. Those around ...
Style: touching, intellectual, semi serious, reflective, realistic ...
Plot: philosophy, village, friendship, storytelling, love, countryside, death, lesbian, feminism, single parent, village life, women ...
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System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
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Wittgenstein
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the nature and limits of language. A series of sketches depict ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: prodigy, gays and lesbians, school, writer's life, society, gay, tragic love, royal family, ambition, gender, homosexual, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1919
Place: england, ireland, manchester, norway, soviet union ...
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System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
 6.0
 438
Mullet
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eddie returns to his home town on the south coast of New South Wales. Having left for the city without explanation a few years previously, he tries to pick up the pieces of his life and fit back in to the lives of those he left, including his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, small town, family relations, prodigy, starting over, parents and children, homecoming, eccentric family, small town life, family life, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   40%
 
Scream of Stone
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Canada, Italy, Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A meeting of two world famous climbers, one an experienced mountaineer the other a sport climber, and a journalist (Ivan) results in a bet on which of the two is the best climber. Roger (the mountaineering expert) states that Martin (the sport ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, psychological
Plot: blind ambition, wilderness, love triangle, rivalry, contests and competitions, mountaineer, climbing, ambition, danger, escapades, mountain, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: patagonia
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System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
Three Blind Mice
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three young Navy officers hit Sydney for one last night on land before being shipped over to the Gulf to fight. Sam has been mistreated at sea and is going AWOL, Dean has a fiancé and the future in-laws to meet, and Harry just loves playing cards. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, talky ...
Plot: buddies, friendship, urban, twentysomething life, friends, introspection, rebelliousness, self discovery, couple relations, military life, escapades, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   40%
 
 4.8
 553
Intern
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young, underappreciated intern at the ultra-hip magazine Skirt must learn to deal with kissy-face phoniness, model tantrums and bulimic editors, while trying to steal the heart of a dashing British art director from the grips of a supermodel.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, journalism, romance, opposites attract, rise to the top, boss and employee, couple relations, fashion model, looking for love, love triangle, fashion, workplace romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   31%
 
F*!#Ing Adelaide
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Story: A comedy drama told from six different perspectives of a family who reunite in Adelaide when Mum plans to sell the family home. Any sense of togetherness quickly crumbles to reveal how fucked and glorious it is to be home.
Plot: family, tv, sister, cupcake, sibling rivalry, reunion, art school, sibling, property, return home, matriarch, parent ...
Place: adelaide south australia, australia, south australia
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System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
Heartbreak High
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Heartbreak High is a popular Australian television series that ran for five years from 1994 to 1999. The series dealt with the students of Hartley High, a tough high school in a multi-racial area of Sydney, and proved to be a more gritty and ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, buddies, drugs/alcohol, hardcase students, high school life, suburbs, teenage life, coming of age, ambition, teenager, youth, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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System:   33%
    User:   31%
 

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Starstruck
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A new-wave extravaganza in which a young woman wants to become the next big singer with the help of her friends and despite the wishes of her working class family.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat ...
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Plot: australian, dancing, music band, music, working class, musician's life, rock, hotel, underdog, dance, contests and competitions, desire for fame ...
Time: 80s
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Reality Bites
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A small circle of friends suffering from post-collegiate blues must confront the hard truth about life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. As they struggle to map out survival guides for the future, the Gen-X quartet soon begins to realize ...
Style: clever, realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, romance, aids, best friends, love, life philosophy, introspection, urban, relationships, college, mentor, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
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