Movies like Adam & Paul

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Adam & Paul (2004)
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Adam & Paul (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This movie follows a day in the life of two Dublin Heroin addicts, Adam and Paul. Adam is the taller and slightly smarter of the two while Paul is his sidekick. Since they were small boys, Adam and Paul have withered into two hopeless, desperate Dublin junkies, tied together by habit and necessity.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy, buddy movie
Plot: life is a bitch, addiction, society, buddies, social misfits, stoners, heroin, dublin ireland, friends, family relations, misfit, drugs/alcohol, cons and scams, down on your luck, best friends, drugs, drug addict, theft, irish, hallucination, loser, optimist, one day, sidekick, gay interest
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about friends, society, social misfits, misfit, buddies, friendship and family relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Adam & Paul: Slumming (2006), Frownland (2007), Man About Dog (2004), Riff-Raff (1991), Garage (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Slumming (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two yuppies play mean tricks on one another until one joke has fatal consequences.
Style: semi serious, bleak, humorous, realistic, cynical
Plot: prank, life is a bitch, yuppie, power relations, disorder, buddies, misfit, love and romance, alcohol abuse, fall in love, urban, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe, indonesia, czech republic
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95%
 6.4
 477
Frownland (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A rotten egg lobbed with spazmo aim at the spotless surface of the silver screen, FROWNLAND centers on social misfit and self-labeled "troll from under the bridge" Keith Sontag (Dore Mann). When he's not trying to sell coupons ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: society, buddies, misfit, friends, love and romance, social misfits, lifestyle, suburbs, fall in love, city life, emotional abuse, insecurity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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67%
 6.5
 955
Man About Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn't run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, dishonesty, buddies, crimes, disorder, bookies, gambling, male friendship, male bonding, friendship between men, friends, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Riff-Raff (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Stevie, a construction worker, and his girlfriend, an unemployed pop singer, serves to show the living conditions of the British poor class.
Style: realistic, gloomy, humorous, semi serious
Plot: working class, fall in love, friendship, workplace situations, politics, misfit, sexual content, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), life is a bitch, friends, homeless ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
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64%
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Garage (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tragicomedy set in the world of gas stations in rural Ireland, where over-diligent employee of the garage searches for intimacy during the course of a life-changing summer.
Style: psychological, realistic, melancholic, thought provoking, humorous ...
Plot: misfit, small town, society, human nature, village, solitude, social relations, friendship, gas station, garage, loneliness, angst ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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55%
Snow White and Russian Red (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An aggressive thug has problems with his girlfriend. Over the course of several chaotic days he walks around the hood, takes drugs and confronts himself with other women.
Style: semi serious, surreal, disturbing, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: life is a bitch, obsession, drug abuse, drugs/alcohol, addiction, misfit, social misfits, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), love, drugs, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Magician (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 122 min.
Story: İskender (Cem Yılmaz) hokkabazdır. Yani aslında sihirbazdır. Ama onun ve çocukluk arkadaşı Maradona'nın (Tuna Orhan) dışında herkes onun hokkabaz olduğunu düşünmektedir. İstanbul'dan hızla kaçmak zorunda kalan ikili, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: loser, performer's life, follow your dream, ambition, down on your luck, introspection, on the road, performance, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, buddies, stage magician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Sale of Paradise (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Many immigrants, when they arrived in Spain, thought they had found paradise, soon thwarted all their dreams of prosperity. Many of them then decided to return to their land, but not so simple. In a pension match various immigrants end up ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surreal, light ...
Plot: friendship, misfit, social misfits, social relations, society, immigrants, friends, hotel, haunted by the past, love, widower, sale ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid, spain, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Punk's Not Dead (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Republic of North Macedonia, Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A group of crotchety codgers attempt to revive the punk-rock band they all played in 17 years earlier in "Punk Is Not Dead".
Style: dark humor, realistic, humorous, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: reunion, music band, counterculture, friends, punk, society, disorder, rivalry, sexual content, once promising, profanity, rebelliousness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: macedonia, serbia, bosnia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.5
 446
Kick'n Rush (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story revolves around Jakob, Bo and Mikkel - three friends who spend their days lusting over unattainable women and engaging in a variety of illegal activities (i.e. they'll rent a movie and then break into a house to watch it). After ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, family relations, society, lifestyle, buddies, youth, friendship between boys, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Van (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in "Barrytown", a fictitious working-class quarter of Dublin. "Bimbo" Reeves gets laid off from his job. With his redundancy, he buys a van and sells fish and chips with his buddy Larry. Due to Ireland's surprising ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, family relations, soccer, working class, van, society, nothing goes right, single parent, misfit, buddies, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Swimsuit Issue (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wild bachelor party and an agonizing defeat in floorball awakens Fredrik's passion for male synchronized swimming.
Style: feel good, humorous, uplifting, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: self fulfillment, friendship, buddies, sport, ambition, family relations, sport team, society, swimming, youth, life is a bitch, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Crossing the Bridge (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A film about three high school friends who find their happy-go-lucky existence tarnished forever the instant they get embroiled in a drug-running scheme that goes awry. When things start getting messy, they rue the day they agreed to the venture; ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching
Plot: friendship, coming of age, lifestyle, society, youth, friends, thirtysomething life, homecoming, love triangle, drug dealing, buddies, going straight ...
Time: 70s, 90s, year 1975
Place: detroit, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Trailer Park Boys Xmas Special (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 57 min.
Story: In this holiday prequel, it’s 1997 and Sunnyvale Trailer Park is getting ready for the holiday season. Julian’s got a great idea to make money this Christmas, Ricky gets confused between God and Santa, and Bubbles tries to get the Boys together ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: nothing goes right, petty criminal, friends, life is a bitch, buddies, misfit, holiday, society, disorder, social misfits, white trash, christmas
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Defying Gravity (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cassandra, a mute runaway girl, takes refuge in the cemetery in which her mother is laid to rest. She is watched over by Jorge, the cemetery caretaker, an illegal alien who is committed to the restoration of a classic '60 cadillac hearse. Shore ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, society, misfit, youth, social misfits, on the run, dysfunctional family, family problems, college dropout, mute or deaf, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Intrepido: A Lonely Hero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged man tries to get by in Milan while trying to retain his dignity.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, light ...
Plot: fall in love, family relations, parents and children, workplace, love and romance, society, workplace situations, bittersweet, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Machan (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Sri Lanka, Italy, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two friends, Manoj (Gihan De Chickera), a bartender, and Stanley (Dharmapriya Dias), a fruit vendor, wish to immigrate to the West to seek their fortune, but have difficulties getting their visa applications approved. They come across an application ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Plot: handball, starting over, friendship, ambition, society, petty criminal, sport, working class, hopes, best friends, cons and scams, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, asia, sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Boppin' at the Glue Factory (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A junkie nurse rules the night shift at a convalescent hospital.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, realistic
Plot: satire, workplace, drug abuse, addiction, workplace situations, dishonesty, against the rules, life is a bitch, cons and scams, retirement home, retirement home life, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Cheese and Jam (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story about a couple from the bottom of the social ladder, about smuggling refugees across borders and other 'suspect' things- it is, first and foremost, an attempt to tell a story about the worst in people, wherever they may be coming ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, clever
Plot: unemployment, couples, working the system, human nature, social differences, rivalry, society, social misfits, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, down on your luck, truck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovenia, former yugoslavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Funny Bunny (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gene spends his days canvassing about childhood obesity. One day he canvasses Titty, an emotionally-arrested 19-year-old who has successfully sued his own father to win back a large inheritance and gotten himself disowned in the process. Gene ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: love triangle, friends, friendship, social misfits, rabbit, female director, woman slaps man, bicycle, pig, knife
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
True Adolescents (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At 34, struggling Seattle musician Sam finds himself broke, jobless and losing touch with the person he wants to become. When his girlfriend kicks him out, he's forced to crash with his Aunt Sharon and is reluctantly enlisted to take her teen ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky
Plot: lifestyle, on the road, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, family relations, youth, buddies, wilderness, coming of age, thirtysomething life, skinny dipping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It is the third film in the Trailer Park Boys franchise, and a sequel to Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day (2009). In the film, Ricky (Robb Wells), Julian (John Paul Tremblay) and Bubbles (Mike Smith) ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, light, not serious ...
Plot: stoners, drug dealing, crimes, legislation, friends, buddies, society, disorder, road trip, white trash, misfit, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Yank (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tom Murphy, a middle-aged Irish-American man from Cleveland, travels to Ireland for his best friend’s wedding and to find the perfect woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: culture clash, family relations, friends, love and romance, buddies, romance, parents and children, fall in love, disorder, bar fight, dublin ireland
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Here and There (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Here and There (Serbian: Tamo i ovde) is a Serbian film which was premiered at the Belgrade Film Festival FEST 2009. Here and There follows two interconnected stories on two different continents. Robert (Thornton), a depressed New Yorker, tries to ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: immigrants, family relations, fish out of water, life is a bitch, misfit, lifestyle, eviction, disorder, culture clash, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, rock ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, serbia, europe, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
You Wont Miss Me (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A kaleidoscopic film portrait of Shelly Brown, a twenty-three year-old alienated urban misfit recently released from a psychiatric hospital.
Style: psychological, realistic, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: misfit, introspection, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, social misfits, alienation, friendship, society, strong female presence, looking for love, love and romance, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Zero Charisma (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An obsessive fantasy nerd gradually becomes unhinged when a charismatic hipster joins his role-playing game
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Plot: rivalry, misfit, social misfits, breaking point, dysfunctional character, uninhibited rivalry, buddies, loser, passionate interest, family relations, friends, quibbling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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35%
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Believe Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate, broke, and out of ideas, four college seniors start a fake charity to embezzle money for tuition.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: college, cons and scams, campaign, buddies, charity, dishonesty, student life, youth, money, friends, auditorium, strait jacket ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Dark Horse (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Iceland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young man spurs romance and helps his friend and himself go through the struggles of their ordinary life in Denmark.
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, bleak, humorous ...
Plot: society, fall in love, soccer, love triangle, down on your luck, couples, parent child relationship, best friends, unwanted pregnancy, romance, misfit, falling in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
I Don't Have Many Friends (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Second year high school student Kodaka Hasegawa has transferred to his new school about a month ago, but he still hasn't made any friends. Kodaka Hasegawa was born from a Japanese father and a British mother. Because of his appearance, people ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, friends, teenage love, society, youth, high school life, social misfits, physical appearance, self discovery, social relations, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Motel (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Ernest Chin lives and works at a sleazy hourly-rate motel on a strip of desolate suburban bi-way. Misunderstood by his family and blindly careening into puberty, Ernest befriends Sam Kim, a self-destructive yet charismatic Korean ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: human nature, power relations, family problems, misfit, youth, life is a bitch, hotel, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, friendship between men, mother son relationship, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%