Movies like Fresh Air

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Fresh Air (1999)
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Fresh Air (1999)
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

Most similar movies to Fresh Air

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about love and romance, sex, male nudity, female nudity, telephone call, couples and australian mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Fresh Air: Silent Partner (2001), Doing Time for Patsy Cline (1997), Mullet (2001), Three Blind Mice (2008), The Sum of Us (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.7
 122
Silent Partner (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two friends train a greyhound together.
Plot: alcoholic, partner, bet, gambling, dog, money, drug use
Place: sydney australia
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95%
A Bread Factory Part One: For the Sake of Gold (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After 40 years of running their community arts space The Bread Factory, Dorothea and Greta are suddenly fighting for survival when a pair of celebrity performance artists from China come to Checkford and build an enormous complex down the street, ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: acting class, abandoned factory, rehearsal, art school, collaboration, ambition, teacher, creativity, artists and showbiz, investor, older actors younger roles, art ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Doing Time for Patsy Cline (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Following a passion for country music, Ralph leaves his father’s sheep farm in a remote Australian town, armed with a guitar and a plane ticket to Nashville, Tennessee. He hopes to hitchhike to Sydney Airport where his take-off into a successful ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: musician's life, on the road, follow your dream, obsessive quest, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life, nothing goes right, ambition, love and romance, artists and showbiz, friends, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.0
 438
Mullet (2001)
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: talky, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, homecoming, couples, family relations, prodigy, starting over, parents and children, eccentric family, small town life, family life, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Three Blind Mice (2008)
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, witty ...
Plot: friendship, buddies, urban, twentysomething life, friends, introspection, rebelliousness, self discovery, couple relations, military life, escapades, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Sum of Us (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "The Sum of Us" is an Aussie story about a father and a son both searching for love and sharing an unconventional bond. Harry, the father, is the caring and open-minded "mate" that borders on annoyance. His son Jeff ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, parents and children, love and romance, parent child relationship, youth, family relations, human nature, looking for love, gender, father son relationship, salvation army ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Last Big Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: From a bland tract house on the outskirts of Los Angeles, Simon Geist (with occasional help from his platonic girlfriend Darla) wages war against all of modern American popular culture. Geist starts up a magazine called "The Next Big ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: magazine, model, arrogance, celebrity culture, suburbs, suburban life, artists and showbiz, media, music band, investigation, journalism, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Coca-Cola Kid (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An eccentric marketing guru visits a Coca-Cola subsidiary in Australia to try and increase market penetration. He finds zero penetration in a valley owned by an old man who makes his own soft drinks, and visits the valley to see why. After "the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, small town, american abroad, swimming pool, seduction, culture clash, romance, opposites attract, rise to the top, marketing, boss and employee, workplace ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.9
 903
Don's Party (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Don's Party stars John Hargreaves as Don Henderson, a schoolteacher living with his wife, Kath (Jeanie Drynan), in 1969. Out of boredom, he invites a small group of friends to celebrate a predicted Australian Labor Party (ALP) election victory, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, talky ...
Plot: politics, friends, party, australian, friendship, infidelity, buddies, suburbs, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 959
Puberty Blues (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The mating rituals of two teenage surf chicks from the southern suburbs of Sydney.Meet Sue, a teenage Australian girl in the late 70s, whose life mainly consists of doing what everyone else does - watch the surfing boys and have sex with the same ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, drug abuse, school, buddies, teenage sexuality, college, juvenile delinquency, suburbs, social misfits, young lovers, innocence lost ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 631
Medicinen (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a middle aged woman tries a new unauthorized medicine, her life changes drastically.
Plot: magazine, magazine editor, blackmail, ex husband ex wife relationship, colleague, bisexual, experimental drug, female protagonist, date
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Rocket Singh - Salesman of the Year is the sometimes thoughtless, sometimes thoughtful story of a fresh graduate trying to find a balance between the maddening demands of the 'professional' way, and the way of his heart - and stumbling ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: ambition, business, salesman, working class, workplace situations, disorder, workplace, follow your dream, rise to the top, nothing goes right, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Art School Confidential (2006)
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: serial killer, murder, artist, art school, dormitory, investigation, painting, college, teenage crush, student, ambition, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Swinging Safari (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 1975: A 200-ton blue whale gets washed up on a local beach and the kids think it’s the biggest thing that’s ever happened in Australia. Behind closed doors, the Mums and Dads of a quiet suburban street are going to celebrate in their own special ...
Plot: drinking, chain smoking, wife swapping, beach, whale, swinger, sexual revolution, open marriage, public urination, suburban life, swingers, swinger couple
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Lust and Revenge (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This caustic Australian comedy is meant to burn those commercial interests who sponsor artists for tax breaks. It also a sexually unresponsive wife's revenge against her cheating husband. Heiress Georgina Oliphant, the daughter of ...
Plot: nude model, female nudity, male nudity, model
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 134
Feeling Sexy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Story: Feeling Sexy is a story about Vicki, a passionate and vivacious artist with a voracious appetite for life and love. When she meets and marries medical student Greg, she feels she has found true happiness, but two kids and hours, weeks, years of ...
Plot: passion, shopping mall, exhaustion, machismo, tattoo, unhappiness, overweight woman, sex, cooking, female nudity, erotica, pubic hair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 82
Dimboola (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dimboola follows the interaction of various characters at a country wedding reception.
Plot: gender disguise, wedding, bicycle, cross dressing, cigarette smoking, australian, singing, brunette, riding a bicycle, englishman abroad, night, newspaper reporter ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Night, the Prowler (1978)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Felicity Bannister is a young woman living in the shadow of her overpowering mother. Her oppression is her worst enemy until the day she is attacked by an intruder who breaks into her bedroom and forces Felicity into action. The tables are suddenly ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sex, surrealism, robbery, wealth, dysfunctional family, coming of age, rapist, rebellion, leather jacket, arranged marriage, homeless man
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Picture Show Man (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man, his son and a piano player travel around Australia showing the first silent movies
Plot: rival, cinema, male nudity
Time: 1920s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 51
Dalkeith (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Tells the true story of the residents at Dalkeith Residential Home who sit around every day just waiting to die until staff buy them a greyhound. Naming the dog Dalkeith after the home, they discover she is a phenomenal runner and she is soon ...
Plot: old woman, retirement home, old man, bet, lawsuit, dog, gambling, elderly, australian
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 141
The Misguided (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After planning to leave the city with his girlfriend, a young man must first betray her in order to save his brother from a deadly situation.
Plot: brother, smoking, love, blood, drugs, violence
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
All Night Gaming (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenage slacker has only one night to finish a major English assignment, his grades depends on it. He is forced to finish the work over night at a local Internet cafe where he encounters gamers, nocturnal goth-ghouls and drunken Clubbers.
Plot: internet cafe
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Month of Sundays (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Frank Mollard, divorced but still attached, can't move on and also can't sell a house in a property boom, much less connect with his teenage son. One night Frank gets a phone call from his mother. Nothing out of the ordinary there – ...
Plot: grief, midlife crisis, friendship, real estate agent, australian
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 44K
The Dressmaker (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1950s Australia, beautiful, talented dressmaker Tilly returns to her tiny hometown to right wrongs from her past. As she tries to reconcile with her mother, she starts to fall in love while transforming the fashion of the town.
Style: romantic, melancholic, colourful, enigmatic, baroque ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, fashion, dressmaker, exile, accused of murder, small town, revenge, betrayal, bullying, memory, name calling, accidental death ...
Time: 1950s
Place: australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Introducing the Dwights (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The shy son of an aging comedienne tries to find a balance between his demanding home life, his new girlfriend, and his mother's second chance at fame.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: single parent, disability, parents and children, coming of age, family life, romance, love and romance, couples, family relations, mentally challenged, aging, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Strange Fits of Passion (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Strange Fits of Passion is a 1999 Australian film about a young woman determined to lose her virginity.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, romance, self discovery, looking for love, looking for sex, sexual relations, twentysomething life, fall in love, love and romance, battle of the sexes, singleness, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 252
Rikky and Pete (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rikky (Nina Landis) and her brother Pete (Stephen Kearney) struggle to keep their lives from spinning out of control in small town Australia.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: on the road, siblings relations, adventure, desert, village, small town life, family relations, small town, prodigy, wilderness, journalism, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Violet's Visit (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Violet, a feisty 15 year-old who prefers the nickname "Scooter" , decides to run away from her boring life in a small town and goes to visit with the father she has never seen. She believes he lives in the city with his new wife, but in ...
Plot: gay, teenage boy, father daughter relationship, marijuana, gay father, gay parent, gay couple
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 3K
Sweetie (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Explores sisters, in their twenties, their parents, and family dysfunctions. Kay is gangly and slightly askew, consulting a fortune teller and then falling in love with a man because of a mole on his face and a lock of hair; then, falling out of ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, self discovery, parents and children, sibling relationship, obsession, family problems, family relations, introspection, love affair, siblings relations, eccentric family, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Efficiency Expert (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Wallace is an efficiency expert, managing the high-profile downsizing of a major auto parts factory. But when he is hired to evaluate a small moccasin factory which seems from another era, Wallace has to reconsider the rapid modernization he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, clever ...
Plot: fish out of water, factory, downsizing, big business, culture clash, family business, love and romance, factory worker, misfit, society, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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