Movies like Fresh Air 1999

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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: male female relationship, philosophy, ambition, magazine, anxiety, art school, aspiring musician, commitment, struggling artist, urban setting
Place: sydney australia

Most similar movies to Fresh Air

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about male female relationship, ambition, society, friendship, husband wife relationship, male nudity and urban setting mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Fresh Air: Dalkeith (2002), The Waiters (2006), Silent Partner (2001), Don's Party (1976), Floating Life (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, australian, elderly, dog, bet, gambling, lawsuit, old man, male female relationship
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, feel good, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: acting class, abandoned factory, rehearsal, teacher, art school, collaboration, ambition, investor, artists and showbiz, creativity, older actors younger roles, translator ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.2
 34
The Waiters (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Taylor Starks and his co-workers, all aspiring actors, toil in a Los Angeles restaurant while "waiting" for their big break.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: restaurant, follow your dream, ambition, dream, actor, disgruntled worker, artists and showbiz, struggling artist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.7
 127
Silent Partner (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two friends train a greyhound together.
Plot: drug use, gambling, alcoholic, partner, doping, money, dog, bet
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 1K
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, realistic, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: politics, cuckolded husband, friends, infidelity, suburbs, friendship, party, australian, society, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, unlikely couple ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969, year 1967
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 256
Floating Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An aging Hong Kong couple move to Australia with their two youngest sons. They stay with a daughter who has already begun a successful career. Meanwhile their eldest daughter lives in Germany and their eldest son remains in Hong Kong. The film ...
Plot: female director, depression, generation, miscarriage, family relations, loneliness, husband wife relationship, love, isolation, multiculturalism, father son relationship, culture clash ...
Place: hong kong, sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: sexual, offbeat, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: magazine, suburbs, arrogance, model, journalism, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, investigation, media, society, satire, suburban life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, drug abuse, friendship, school, adolescence vs adulthood, kids in trouble, friends, couples, family relations, love and romance, lifestyle, college life ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.4
 915
Hustlers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The director Lauri Nurkse tells that Veijarit is a film about "arjensietokyvyttömyys" (= inability to tolerate everyday life) and about the Peter Pan complex. The main actor Mikko Leppilampi says it's about ...
Style: buddy movie
Plot: neo noir, neo-noir, roommate, fight, dream, partying, single, friendship, drinking alcohol, bachelor, friend, fall in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 677
Palm Beach (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of lifelong friends reunite to celebrate a special birthday, with Sydney's iconic Palm Beach providing a stunning backdrop for the unfolding drama. The good times roll, with loads of laughter, lavish meals, flowing wine and fantastic ...
Plot: palm tree, birthday party, secrets, shore, seaside, coast, laughter, family conflict, meal, head injury, family secret, reunion ...
Place: new south wales, sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.0
 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: machismo, erotic fantasy, kiss, pubic hair, husband wife relationship, sex, doctor, medical student, wedding, art student, sexual frustration, nerd ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, partners, musician's life, love and romance, couples, disorder, friends, on the road, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, teenage life, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 242
As You Want Me (1997)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pasquale is a policeman in Roma. During a roundup he meets Desideria. He/she is a transsexual, living together with other two trans , Gaia and Gioia. But overall Desideria is an old friend of Pasquale, they already been attending the same schools. ...
Plot: police, friend, transvestism, gay interest, male female relationship, prostitution, cross dressing
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, small town, satire, american abroad, seduction, swimming pool, culture clash, romance, workplace, guru, opposites attract, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, atlanta georgia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Wives - Ten Years After (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ten years have passed since our three heroines' first outing in 1975. Now the women meet at yet another class reunion. Not surprisingly, they are still unwilling to call it a night after the party is over. Husbands and children must celebrate ...
Plot: female director, party, city, husband wife relationship, weekend, drunkenness, urban setting
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Brasserie Romance (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Manager Pascaline and chef Angelo have been, for several years, striving toward earning the coveted "chef's hat" in the Gault Millau restaurant guide. Tonight is Valentine's Day: one of the busiest nights of the year. Angelo ...
Style: feel good, light, sweet, funny, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, nothing goes right, valentine's day, love affair, bored housewife, dream girl, happy ending, lover, friendship, ambition, lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
 641
Konopielka (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kaziuk, a stubborn peasant and his pregnant wife live in a backwood village, unaffected by the civilization. The village is once visited by a couple of wanderers, and strange things start to happen afterward. A new schoolteacher is sent to the area. ...
Plot: countryside, village idiot, male female relationship, sickle, female nudity, civilization, village, prophet
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Plot: ambition, salesman, business, rise to the top, follow your dream, working class, workplace situations, fish out of water, college graduate, success, disorder, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 127
Bored Olives (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: City Loop tells the story of six young people who work in a pizzeria, as they struggle to comes to terms with boredom, fear of responsibility and pizzas to go
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, teenage life, workplace, romance, youth, dull life, workplace situations, love affair, employer employee relationship, love interest, secret, frustration ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Stig-Helmer Story (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Stig-Helmer Story is a 2011 Swedish comedy film directed by Lasse Åberg. The film is the sixth in the series about Stig-Helmer Olsson.
Plot: shyness, model train, aging, flashback, band, memory, salvation army, male female relationship, forbidden love, banjo, bully
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Stand Up and Be Counted (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sheila is a newspaper reporter who returns to her home town in order to write an article about the progress of the liberation of the women. Arriving at the town she is very surprised to see that her sister and also her mother agree very much with ...
Plot: newspaper, equality, research, husband wife relationship, fashion, magazine, feminism, writers, women's liberation
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Her Life as a Man (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: To land a sportswriting job on a national magazine run by a chauvinistic editor, an aspiring female reporter convincingly disguises herself as a man to get the inside story.
Plot: fiance fiancee relationship, crying woman, magazine editor, beard, argument, reporter, male chauvinism, man undressing, locker room, wig, cross dressing, gender disguise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 730
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: female protagonist, date, magazine editor, colleague, magazine, bisexual, blackmail, divorced divorcee, coworker, dating, experimental drug, ex husband ex wife relationship
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 1K
Bliss (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An advertising executive dies and goes to hell... except nothing changes. Well, his daughter is buying drugs with sexual favours from her brother, and the number of cancer-causing products is on the increase. But the notes he writes to himself to ...
Style: disturbing, stylized, humorous, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: drug dealing, life is a bitch, prostitute, couples, couple relations, redemption, drug abuse, infidelity, suburban life, suburbs, addiction, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Invisible Ink (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two struggling New York cartoonists must confront the harsh obligations of reality while pursuing their dreams of success.
Style: captivating, humorous, semi serious, feel good, cult film
Plot: ambition, success, cartoonist, satire, art, mishap, subculture, parody, drawing, artist, comics, dinner party ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.7
 4K
November (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Impelled by a spirit which still preserves a patina of idealism, Alfredo arrives to Madrid with the intention to create "a performance that is free, straight from the heart, capable of making people feel alive". His concept of what acting ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: anarchist, idealism, ambition, artist, theatre group, actor, performer's life, artists and showbiz, settler, street artist, male nudity, pubic hair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 105
Tales of Paris (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The omnibus made of four separate romantic playlets, each with its own cast, director, and scenarist. "The Tale of Ella," directed by Jacques Poitrenaud, stars Dany Saval as an ambitious nightclub performer who very nearly messes up her ...
Style: anthology
Plot: compilation, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, taxi, sex, film producer, hollywood, actress, party, audition, marriage
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Lost and Found (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of relatively young (30-35 years), college-educated, smart, urban people, whose youth was destroyed in the events during the breakup of Yugoslavia, in a late search for their identity.
Style: intellectual
Plot: apathy, philosophy, existentialism, dialogue driven, woman undressing, sex scene, haunted by the past, female nudity, nihilism, thirty something, artist
Place: former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.1
 581
Son of Morning (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young copywriter becomes the most famous man on the planet, overnight, when he is mistaken as the next messiah.
Style: semi serious, humorous, futuristic, realistic
Plot: ambition, journalism, society, hotel, church, battle of the sexes, media satire, miraculous event, save the planet, prison life, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Beggar's Opera (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Unlike any other opera, the so-called Beggar's Opera is not just one composition, but a lineage of adapted compositions, beginning with the original hugely successful 1728 political satire written by Englishman John Gay. Composers and writers ...
Plot: criminal, gang, opera, male female relationship, criminal underworld, scheme, manipulative woman, politics, criminal as protagonist, manipulative behavior, manipulative person, psychological manipulation
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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