Movies like The Angriest Man in Brooklyn

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The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)
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The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After learning that a brain aneurysm will kill him in about 90 minutes, a perpetually unhappy man struggles to come to terms with his fate and make amends with everyone he has ever hurt.
Style: compassionate, sentimental, surreal, stylized, thought provoking, tragicomedy, humorous, sexy, poignant, ridiculous ...
Plot: doctors, family, redemption, depression, life philosophy, hospital, parents and children, life is a bitch, introspection, dark humor, terminal illness, father son relationship, doctor patient relationship, catastrophe, gangsters, revenge, natural disaster, relationships, loneliness, art, death, cancer, divorce, weapons, suicide ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, realistic, touching and humorous films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, runaway, brutality and destiny mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Angriest Man in Brooklyn: World's Greatest Dad (2009), The Weather Man (2005), Critical Care (1997), God Said, 'Ha!' (1998), Just Before I Go (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
World's Greatest Dad (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the wake of a freak accident, Lance suffers the worst tragedy and the greatest opportunity of his life. He is suddenly faced with the possibility of fame, fortune and popularity, if he can only live with the knowledge of how he got there.
Style: melancholic, thought provoking, clever, dark, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teacher, single father, father son relationship, grief, writers, life & death, loneliness, life philosophy, character study, loss of child, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
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100%
The Weather Man (2005)
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, sincere, emotional, depressing, semi serious ...
Plot: weatherman, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, relationship vs career, introspection, father son relationship, family problems, character study, solitude, hopes, father, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Critical Care (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million ...
Style: cynical, suspense, humorous, intense, stylized ...
Plot: hospital, medical, dark humor, satire, parenthood, first contact, fantasy world, redemption, nudity (full frontal - brief), maze, mad scientist, sisters ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: talky, witty, humorous, touching, poignant ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dark humor, cancer, doctors, catastrophe, childhood, multiple storylines, culture clash, life & death, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, life philosophy, tragedy ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, tokyo, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Just Before I Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, semi serious, poignant, reflective ...
Plot: suicide attempt, gay, loneliness, midlife crisis, closeted homosexual, suicide, guilt, relationships, brutality, destiny, family relations, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Men Don't Leave (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After her husband John dies unexpectedly, Beth Macauley is unprepared for life without him. She is unemployed with no job skills and $60,000 in debt from on-going renovations to their house located in suburban Bingham. She doesn't know what to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, affectionate ...
Plot: depression, older woman younger man relationship, bittersweet, widow, family relations, musician, family, relationships, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), dysfunctional family, destiny ...
Time: 80s
Place: baltimore, usa
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71%
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Dad (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A busy executive (Ted Danson) learns during a meeting that his mother may be dying and rushes home to her side. He ends up being his father's caretaker and becomes closer to him (Jack Lemmon) than ever before. Estranged from his own son (Ethan ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, inspirational ...
Plot: father son relationship, aging, doctors, hospital, family bonds, hopes, parents and children, family life, terminal illness, redemption, dysfunctional family, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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That's Life! (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy architect struggles with a severe case of male menopause at the approach of his 60th birthday.
Style: sentimental, sexy, road movie, visually appealing, poignant ...
Plot: aging, midlife crisis, bittersweet, family gatherings, cancer, depression, hospital, mentor, multiple storylines, mental illness, natural disaster, relationships ...
Time: 80s
Place: malibu california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Kingdom Come (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When her husband keels over from a stroke, Raynelle Slocumb calls the entire clan together to remember their dearly departed. Family tensions reach a comedic boil as the wildly dysfunctional Slocumbs squabble and fight their way to the funeral.
Style: humorous, touching, light, intense, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, death, eccentric family, family problems, introspection, family in crisis, parents and children, self discovery, gangsters, african american, life & death, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Mr. Saturday Night (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Buddy Young was the comic's comic, beloved by everyone. Now, playing to miniscule crowds in nursing homes, it seems like everybody but Buddy realizes that he should retire. As Buddy looks for work in show business, he realizes that the rest of ...
Style: humorous, intense, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: showbiz, comedian, ambition, actor's life, family life, desire for fame, aging, talent agent, rise and fall, rise to the top, relationships, writers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Guilt Trip (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An inventor and his mom hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention.
Style: humorous, touching, light, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: road trip, overprotective mother, salesman, mother son relationship, twists and turns, family relations, single parent, parents and children, parent child relationship, protective parent, jewish, travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, las vegas, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Ken Harrison is an artist that lives to make sculptures. One day he is involved in a car accident, and is paralyzed from his neck down. All he can do is talk and move his head, and he wants to die. Whilst he is in hospital he makes friends with some ...
Style: sad, emotional, touching, thought provoking, tear jerker ...
Plot: disability, hospital, courtroom drama, suicide, euthanasia, female nudity, mentor, terminal illness, prejudice, moral ambiguity, psychiatrist, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Roommates (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An elderly, yet young-at-heart man, moves in with his grandson, and both their lives turn upside-down.
Style: feel good, touching, clever, emotional, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids
Plot: funeral, adaptation, unlikely friendships, brutality, vengeance, writers, beautiful scenery, transformation, childhood, chase, catastrophe, cancer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 9K
Eulogy (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.
Style: absurd, stylized, cynical, funny, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family secret, funeral, eccentric family, death in the family, family reunited, lesbian, family feud, family life, fall in love, parents and children, generation gap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Soul Food (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Traditional Sunday dinners at Mama Joe's (Irma P. Hall) turn sour when sisters Teri (Vanessa L. Williams), Bird (Nia Long) and Maxine (Vivica A. Fox) start bringing their problems to the dinner table in this ensemble comedy. When tragedy ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, sexy, intense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: food, sisters, hip hop, women, thanksgiving, family relations, cooking and food, divorce, catastrophe, hospital, infidelity, adaptation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Commandments (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Seth Warner has reached the end of his rope. Ever since his wife died two years earlier, his world has been in turmoil. He is despondent, his career has fallen apart, even his house has been destroyed. There seems to be nothing left for him to live ...
Style: humorous, light, stylized, cerebral, bad ending ...
Plot: infidelity, satire, redemption, religion, dog, powerful ending, farce, brothers, stereotypes, weapons, mad scientist, childhood ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, hawaii, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuart Smalley, the Saturday Night Live character, comes to the big screen. Stuart, the disciple of the 12 step program, is challenged by lifes injustices.
Style: humorous, satirical, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, dark humor, satire, family problems, disorder, nothing goes right, family life, self discovery, couples, lifestyle, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The World According to Garp (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all ...
Style: touching, clever, humorous, ironic, macabre ...
Plot: writers, transsexual, single mother, wrestling, psychology, coming of age, dysfunctional family, lgbtq, writer's life, magic realism, lgbt, female nudity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Gray's Anatomy (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The film documents, in an often dramatic and humorous fashion, Gray's investigations into alternative medicine for an eye condition (Macular pucker) he had developed.
Style: disturbing, breathtaking, atmospheric, cynical, thought provoking ...
Plot: culture clash, creativity, distopia, redemption, betrayal, imagination, runaway, life & death, art, twists and turns, melancholy, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
I'll Do Anything (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Matt Hobbs is a talented but unsuccessful actor. When estranged (and strange) ex-wife Beth dumps their daughter Jeannie on Matt, father and daughter have a lot of adjusting to do. His budding relationship with attractive production assistant Cathy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, satirical, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: satire, unsuccessful, female nudity, father daughter relationship, farce, musician, twists and turns, parallel universe, romance, greed, creativity, music business ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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My Giant (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Billy Crystal plays a Hollywood agent who stumbles upon Max, a giant living in Romania, and tries to get him into the movies.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, light, entertaining ...
Plot: tall man, friendship, giant, destiny, unlikely friendships, artists and showbiz, showbiz, jewish, gangsters, police investigation, weapons, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, usa, las vegas, europe, new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Winter Passing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: addiction, dysfunctional family, eccentricity, character study, complex characters, family relations, homecoming, unlikely friendships, writers, family problems, couple relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Wish I Was Here (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Aidan Bloom, a struggling actor, father and husband, is 35 years old and still trying to find a purpose for his life. He and his wife are barely getting by financially and Aidan passes his time by fantasizing about being the great futuristic ...
Style: touching, inspirational, sweet, light, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, direction and purpose, father son relationship, justice, tragedy, redemption, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, happy ending, actor's life, thirtysomething life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Article 99 (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Richard Sturgess leads a team of compassionate doctors at a veteran's hospital. Along with Drs. Morgan, Handleman and Van Dorn, he fights to deliver adequate care to needy veterans in the face of funding cuts and a corrupt administration. ...
Style: humorous, satirical, talky, splatter, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, medical, disability, politics, psychiatrist, surgery, natural disaster, gangsters, first contact, vigilante, weapons, small town ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, kansas, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Where the Heart Is (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman shows his young adult kids how tough life can be.
Style: humorous, satirical, touching, melancholic, poignant ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: farce, single father, social differences, life philosophy, destiny, family, society, family problems, real estate, fashion, nudity (full frontal - brief), art ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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59%
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Being Human (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: One man must learn the meaning of courage across four lifetimes centuries apart.
Style: sentimental, non-linear, intense, emotional, serious ...
Plot: multiple storylines, life philosophy, life & death, society, social differences, reincarnation, samurai, existentialism, first contact, greed, parallel universe, destiny ...
Time: 17th century, stone age, future, prehistory, prehistoric times ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.
Style: touching, humorous, melancholic, thought provoking, mumblecore ...
Plot: slacker, loneliness, midlife crisis, twists and turns, everyday life, naivete, loser, parents and children, immature, character change, brothers, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, california, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
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My Life (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: It seems that Bob Jones has everything a man could want, namely a fulfilling job and a beautiful, pregnant wife, Gail. But Bob's life is turned upside-down when he is diagnosed with cancer and given four months to live -- not even enough time ...
Style: sad, emotional, touching, heartbreaking, melancholic ...
Plot: terminal illness, death, reconciliation, cancer, honest, pregnancy, childbirth, self discovery, couple relations, family life, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
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28 Days (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After getting into a car accident while drunk on the day of her sister's wedding, Gwen Cummings is given a choice between prison or a rehab center. She chooses rehab, but is extremely resistant to taking part in any of the treatment programs ...
Style: touching, realistic, melancholic, intense, compassionate ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: alcohol abuse, drug addiction, addiction, drug addict, wedding, rehabilitation, dysfunctional family, going straight, siblings relations, doctors and patients, drugs, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Punchline (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Lilah Krytsick is a mother and housewife who's always believed she could be a stand-up comedian. Steven Gold is an experienced stand-up seemingly on the cusp of success. When the two meet, they form an unlikely friendship, and Steven tries to ...
Style: talky, humorous, intense, realistic, clever ...
Plot: romance, stand up comedian, creativity, family, showbiz, rise to the top, ambition, friendship, performer's life, couples, redemption, writers ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%