Movies like Ben & Gunnar

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Ben & Gunnar (1999)
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Ben & Gunnar (1999)
Original name: Ben & Gunnar - En liten film om manlig vänskap
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Ben and Gunnar meet during a carpool from Stockholm to Göteborg in the summer of 1995 where they are attending a concert with Bruce Springsteen at Ullevi.
Plot: friendship between men, rock concert, beard, volkswagen beetle, male friendship
Time: year 1990, year 1985

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sincere, semi serious and touching films with plots about friendship between men, friendship, male friendship, father son relationship, friend, cancer and family relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Ben & Gunnar: Screwed in Tallinn (1999), Four Shades of Brown (2004), Holy Mess (2015), The Swimsuit Issue (2008), Percy tårar (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Screwed in Tallinn (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Percy Nilegaard collects Swedish single men and embarks on a bus trip to Tallinn with a so-called "highly-experienced driver".
Plot: loneliness, love, liquor, swedish, unrequited love, prostitution, awkwardness, weirdo, alcohol abuse, melancholy, white trash, mother son relationship
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Four Shades of Brown (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 192 min.
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Holy Mess (2015)
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Duration: 108 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sincere, lgbt cinema
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The Swimsuit Issue (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
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Percy tårar (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 171 min.
TV show
Story: Percy Tårar was a Swedish 6-part television show broadcast by SVT in 1996. It was Killinggänget's follow-up to the popular Nilecity 105,6. It was directed by Walter Söderlund and produced by Magdalena Jangard. The loose plot of the series ...
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Duration: 127 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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