Movies like Mojo

If you like "Mojo" you are looking for movies about / with gangsters, rock music, singer, nightclub, rivalry, gangster and gay interest themes of Drama genre shot in UK.
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Mojo (1997)
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Mojo (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The sexual rivalries over a new, potentially great rock'n'roll singer between a nightclub owner and a local gangster cause unrest and eventually lead to murder.
Plot: gangsters, rock music, singer, nightclub, rivalry, gangster, gay interest
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: east end london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and tense films with plots about society, rivalry, betrayal, life is a bitch, friendship, gangsters and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Mojo: Gold In The Streets (1997), My Night with Reg (1997), The Final Curtain (2002), The Dance of Death (1969), T2: Trainspotting (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gold In The Streets (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An Irish illegal immigrant (Karl Geary) works for a bartender (James Belushi) while struggling to survive and adapt to life in the Bronx.
Plot: italian american, cousin cousin relationship, italian immigrant, class distinction, irish, irish american, illegal alien, illegal immigrant, immigrants
Place: new york, bronx new york city
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95%
My Night with Reg (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of English gay men get together to reminisce. They are all coming from a wake for one of their circle who's died of AIDS. It's that terrifying time between the outbreak of AIDS and the development of an AIDS test and as the ...
Plot: human immunodeficiency virus, dinner party, loss of lover, love triangle, aids, handyman, infidelity, gay interest, hiv, gay
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95%
The Final Curtain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Final Curtain is a British film from 2002 directed by Patrick Harkins and starring Peter O'Toole. It tells the story of J. J. Curtis, ageing gameshow host played by O'Toole, who hires novelist Jonathan Stitch (Adrian Lester) to pen his ...
Style: witty, serious, realistic, clever, dark humor ...
Plot: rivalry, tv show, showbiz, media, contests and competitions, ambition, blind ambition, drugs/alcohol, satire, uninhibited rivalry, couples, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 90s
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The Dance of Death (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: An egocentric artillery captain and his venomous wife engage in savage unremitting battles in their isolated island fortress of the coast of Sweden at the turn of the century. Alice, a former actress who sacrificed her career for secluded military ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: island, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, couples, quarantine, rivalry, love and romance, romance, husband wife relationship, battle of wits, sea captain, marriage as hell ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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, stylized, interesting, thought provoking, exciting ...
Plot: drug addiction, junkie, friendship, addiction, heroin, blackmail, theft, violence, extortion, revenge, redemption, betrayal ...
Time: 2010s, year 1974, year 1979, 70s, 80s
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, bulgaria, edinburgh scotland, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Flamingo Rising (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Hubert Lee decides to open the world's largest drive-in movie theater across the street from a funeral parlor, a feud erupts between Lee and Turner Knight, the owner of the funeral home. As Lee's many promotional ideas become more and ...
Plot: rivalry, female director, drive in, funeral home, movie theatre
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William, the New Judo Master (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Portrays the universe of an eternal being that exists within a lifecycle filled with disappointments and hopelessness. It's the chronicle about the search for love and the fight against oblivion.
Style: avant garde
Plot: male nudity, mask, singer, nightmare, underwear, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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67%
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Hedda Gabler (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Hedda Gabler has just come back from her honeymoon, married to boring but reliable academic George Tesman. Refusing to tie herself down in life and name, Hedda is banking on George being appointed a professorship to secure a better life for the ...
Plot: selfishness, rivalry, pistol, rival, photo album, aunt, class differences, suicide, frustration, rivals, gun, female protagonist ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Trainspotting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Style: disturbing, dark humor, psychedelic, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: existentialism, heroin, drug abuse, addiction, drug addiction, social misfits, life is a bitch, counterculture, friendship, society, surrealism, self destructing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, europe, london, england
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66%
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King Lear (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Sir Ian McKellen gives a tour-de-force performance as Shakespeare's tragic monarch, in this special television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company production of one of the playwright's most enduring and haunting works.
Plot: singer
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Strictly Sinatra (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Glasgow, Toni Cocozza, age 28, aspires to be a lounge singer; his repertoire is strictly Sinatra, backed by Bill, an aging piano player and his only friend. Toni dreams big and enters a local television talent show. About that time, a local Mob ...
Style: realistic, enigmatic, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, desire for fame, ambition, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, crimes, music, love and romance, relationship vs career, jazz, singer, gangster ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
El carnaval de Sodoma (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Residents of a bordello scurry to put together their outfits for an annual carnival.
Plot: oppression, nightclub, brothel, rat, suicide, erotica, opium, prostitution, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Hamlet (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 184 min.
Story: From its sell-out run at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre comes a film version of this unique and critically acclaimed production of Hamlet with BAFTA-nominee Maxine Peake in the title role. This ground-breaking stage production, directed by ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: tragic hero, intrigue, haunted by the past, vengeance, rivalry, murder, state affairs, dishonesty, parents and children, ghost, royal family, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
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The Bookshop (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in an small English town in 1959, the story of a woman who decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop, a decision which becomes a political minefield.
Style: captivating, sincere, tense, thought provoking
Plot: bookstore, shopkeeper, literature, small town, storekeeper, narrow mindedness, widow, society, rivalry, independent woman, platonic relationship, furnace ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1959
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Boys Briefs 5 (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The successful short film compilation series continues with six outstanding films focused on school and college-age youth.
Plot: gay interest, female director, lgbt, compilation, homosexual, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Wee Man (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true life story of the rise to power of Glasgow gangster Paul Ferris.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, rise to the top, frame up, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, life is a bitch, society, criminal's revenge, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Performance of Macbeth (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Shakespeare's classic tragedy of ambition, witches and murder.
Plot: able to see the dead
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Freefall (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freefall is the first drama to tackle the extraordinary financial crisis Britons are living through. Helmed by multiple BAFTA-winning director Dominic Savage, the film takes a startling and provocative look at the events that caused people's ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: social decay, stock broker, society, working the system, life is a bitch, downfall, working class, human nature, blind ambition, unfulfillment, dishonesty, debt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Clockwork Mice (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When new teacher Steve Drake joins the faculty at a school for special-needs students, his unorthodox instruction methods raise eyebrows. But attitudes begin to change when he makes a connection with a particularly unruly student.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sexual, touching
Plot: school, idealism, running, teacher, romance, power relations, youth, rebellion, teachers and students, mentally unstable, dedicated educator, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Blind Flight (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The true story of Irishman Brian Keenan and Englishman John McCarthy's extraordinary relationship as hostages of militias in Lebanon during the 1979-91 Civil War.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, hostage, captivity, prison life, introspection, hopes, confined, isolation, culture clash, prison, society, friendship between men ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: middle east, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Liam (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A morality tale of xenophobia, religious prejudice, mob violence, poverty, and their effect on two children in Liverpool during the Depression. When a shipyard closes, Liam and Teresa's dad loses his job. Liam, who's about 8, making his ...
Style: touching, bleak, sincere, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: working class, unemployment, domestic violence, sin, anti semitism, life is a bitch, society, youth, parents and children, family in crisis, family problems, fascism ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, ireland, liverpool, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Nightsongs (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young couple in the big city. She is full of energy for life; she wants to have fun and be happy. But husband sits all day on the couch, reading. But the young woman does not give up; she wants more out of life. She encourages him, she provokes him
Plot: cuckold, self destruction, apartment, baby, unhappy marriage, suicide of husband, writers, sexy dress, nightclub, female nudity, bored housewife, self destructing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Look Back in Anger (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Look Back in Anger is a love triangle involving the brilliant-but-disaffected young Jimmy Porter (Branagh), his upper-middle-class, impassive wife Alison Porter (Thompson), and her aristocratic best friend Helena Charles (Redmond). Cliff (Horan), an ...
Style: bleak, emotional, disturbing, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: working class, social misfits, couples, realism, dull life, family problems, life is a bitch, betrayal, society, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s, 80s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Entwinement (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michaela loses her job and her life starts to fall apart. Her flatmate Stephanie as always is there to support her. After they meet two men, Michaela start to rebuild her life as Stephanie 's starts to unwind into a destructive climax.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, light
Plot: love, gangsters, elderly, grandmother, betrayal, depression, criminal, alcohol, exotic dancer, sister, desperation, landlord ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Nothing Personal (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A raw depiction of the Belfast 'troubles' as savage tribal warfare. Set shortly after the 1975 cease fire, the film focuses on the tribulations of Kenny, Protestant leader of a group of Shankill Road Loyalists, and his one-time friend ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, bleak, rough
Plot: ira, state affairs, tragic hero, fighting the system, military, society, deadly, political intrigue, social decay, terrorism, gang, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, europe, england, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Plenty (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: David Hare's account of a one-time French freedom fighter who gradually realizes that her post-war life is not meeting her expectations.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: french resistance, world war two, hopes, love and romance, crumbling marriage, homecoming, haunted by the past, wartime life, introspection, innocence lost, society, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
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Man Dancin' (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Tough comedy drama set in Glasgow. Former enforcer Jimmy exits jail a changed man, but both his criminal boss and a corrupt copper think he's bluffing.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Plot: estate, jail, crimes, going straight, gang, gangsters, drug abuse, clergy, prison, brother brother relationship, tragic event, syringe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 160
Riders (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Arrogant aristocrat Rupert Campbell-Black has a high social position, woman at his feet, money and fame in the world of show jumping. But Rupert has a rival - the brooding gypsy Jake Lovell, whose loathing for the Pin Up of Penscombe has driven him ...
Plot: horse riding, lovers, competition, rivalry, female director, horse, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
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Eiszeit (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Norway
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on a very successful play of the same name by Tankred Dorst, this film tells a story about Norwegian author Knut Hamsun (here played by O.E. Hasse), a Nobel prizewinner for literature who was notorious for having collaborated with the Nazi ...
Plot: old age, nazi, world war two, friendship, friend, partisan, old man, suicide, insanity, trial, hitler, retirement home
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
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Nerolio (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: This film depicts three episodes in the life of the highly eccentric, unabashedly homosexual Italian filmmaker Per Paolo Pasolini. Pasolini was best known to Americans for his film The Gospel According to St. Matthew. However, in his native Italy, ...
Plot: beach, lust, male prostitute, poet, erotic fantasy, hustler, male nudity, murder, gay lead character, skinny dipping, gay crush, gay sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%