Movies like Among Giants

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Among Giants (1998)
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Among Giants (1998)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a young Romeo. Into the mix comes Gerry, an Australian with a spirit of adventure and mountain climbing skills. She wants a job, and against the others' advice, who don't want a woman on the job, Ray hires her. Then she and Ray fall in love. He asks her to marry him, gives her a ring. Steve's jealous; Ray's ex-wife complains that he spends on Gerry, not his own kids, and she predicts that Gerry won't stay around. Plus, there's pressure to finish the job fast. Economics, romance, and wanderlust spark the end.
Style: sincere, melancholic, intense, emotional, humorous, bleak, realistic, semi serious, romantic, complex ...
Plot: friends, working class, love triangle, romance, society, human nature, friendship, life, catastrophe, love and romance, fall in love, family problems, couples, buddies, crumbling marriage, down on your luck, profanity, love, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), painter, female nudity, family relations, seduction, jealousy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, ireland, london

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Most similar movies to Among Giants

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and feel good films with plots about couples, romance, love and romance, love, catastrophe, mentor and relationships mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Among Giants: Brassed Off (1996), My Son the Fanatic (1997), Blow Dry (2001), No Looking Back (1998), The Very Thought of You (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Brassed Off (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A small Yorkshire mining town is threatened with being shut down and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They believe they have no hope until Gloria appears carrying her Flugelhorn. At ...
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: music band, working class, labor union, unemployment, brass band, small town, romance, childhood sweetheart, fall in love, human spirit, workplace situations, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 18th century
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london ...
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100%
My Son the Fanatic (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Pakistani taxi-driver Parvez and prostitute Bettina find themselves trapped in the middle when Islamic fundamentalists decide to clean up their local town.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, prostitute, taxi driver, muslim, social differences, parents and children, alcohol abuse, human nature, teenage life, infidelity, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Blow Dry (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The annual British Hairdressing Championship comes to Keighley, a town where Phil and son Brian run a barbershop and Phil's ex-wife Shelly and her lover Sandra run a beauty salon.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, witty, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, rivalry, beauty salon, hairdresser, model, working class, relationship vs career, ambition, follow your dream, love and romance, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, london, detroit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
No Looking Back (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Charlie returns to his old town where he meets his ex-girlfriend again and tries to get her back.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, friendship, love triangle, old love, waitress, working class, romance, bittersweet, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Very Thought of You (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling for, Martha, who has no idea of their connection. Slowly the tale unfolds, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, best friends, couples, looking for love, infidelity, couple relations, comedy of errors, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe, minneapolis minnesota, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Swinging with the Finkels (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A suburban couple decide to spice up their lives by swinging with another couple.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, wife swapping, couple relations, romance, crumbling marriage, marital separation, partners, friends, sexual relations, swinger, nudity (full frontal - brief), suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.
Style: touching, romantic, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: actress, love affair, high society, love and romance, social differences, governess, friendship, love triangle, pianist, fall in love, actor's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939, 20th century, 30s, pre world war two
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
I Love You, Don't Touch Me! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a 25 year old virgin girl, looking for the right boyfriend, not realizing that "the one" has been next to her for many years.
Style: sexy, witty, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, virgin, relationships, betrayal, romance, love triangle, looking for love, couples, friends, love and romance, best friends, first love ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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A Touch of Class (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Steve, a happily married American man living in London meets Vicki, an English divorcée and run off to Marbella for a rollicking week of sex. They then return to London to set up a cozy menage, despite the fact that he loves his wife and children, ...
Style: witty, clever, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, resort, affair, romance, love triangle, betrayal, love affair, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, love and romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london, europe, england, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mr. Wonderful (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Electrician Gus gets the chance to fulfill a childhood dream by buying an old bowling-alley with some of his friends.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: bowling, infidelity, bowling alley, professor, alimony, friendship, romance, hopes, love and romance, opposites attract, buddies, starting over ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 3K
The Favor (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kathy is married to Peter. Now she can't help but wonder how things could have been if she got together with her old boyfriend, Tom. Being married prevents from doing that so she asks her friend, Emily to go to him and see if she can sleep with ...
Style: humorous, sexy, light, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, love affair, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, love triangle, looking for love, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: denver colorado, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Splendor (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Veronica is a white-bread beauty searching for a good man in Los Angeles. While slam dancing at a Halloween rave, she meets Abel, a sensitive poet. Then she meets Zed, a supersexy tattooed drummer with incredible biceps. Who will she choose? Does ...
Style: sexy, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, wedding, love triangle, menage a trois, romance, love and romance, gender, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, couples, friends, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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August (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in 1890s North Wales over a long, hot August weekend, the Victorian calm of a household is suddenly upset with the arrival of a London couple who impose their city ways and thoughts on the more rurally based family. An adaptation of Anton ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, self discovery, love triangle, family problems, siblings relations, fall in love, romance, love and romance, midlife crisis, unsupportive spouse, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, future
Place: wales, england, europe, scotland, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Brothers McMullen (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Deals with the lives of the three Irish Catholic McMullen brothers from Long Island, New York, over three months, as they grapple with basic ideas and values — love, sex, marriage, religion and family — in the 1990s. Directed, written, produced ...
Style: witty, talky, realistic, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, irish catholic, true love, friendship, love affair, small town life, couple relations, small town, fall in love, working class, relationship vs career, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, long island, ireland, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Forget Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, basketball, referee, romance, couple relations, family problems, couples, profanity, friends, bittersweet, unfulfillment, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Two Family House (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Buddy Visalo (Michael Rispoli) is a factory worker, a frustrated crooner who once had a shot at the big time. Buddy's dreams of greatness have been reduced to an endless series of failed moneymaking schemes. His latest is buying a two-family ...
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: working class, love and romance, down on your luck, human nature, couple relations, couples, life is a bitch, society, pregnancy, friendship, ambition, tenant ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Previous Engagement (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, Malta, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Julia Reynolds talks her husband into a family vacation in Malta she has a secret agenda: a date made twenty-five years earlier with her first love.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, romance, lovers reunited, couple relations, family problems, dull life, mother daughter relationship, soul mate, love, adultery, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Lighthouse Hill (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After his best friend dies, Charlie hits the road and stumbles into Lighthouse Hill, a village where residents seem to know a lot more about him than they should.
Style: humorous, sincere, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: romance, couples, friends, village life, self discovery, village, countryside, family relations, fall in love, love, publisher, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Best Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Hungary, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When writer's block derails the literary dreams of Olly Pickering, he has to move in with his friend Murray after losing all his money. Things start to look up when Olly's college pal James asks him to be the best man at his wedding. Prior ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, best friend, love, party, fall in love, love triangle, couples, romance, cons and scams, writers, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up handbook for men, becoming a bestselling author in the process.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love triangle, comedy of errors, looking for love, friendship, love and romance, breakup, couple relations, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, male female relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Women Talking Dirty (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lively, outspoken single mother develops an unlikely friendship with a shy cartoonist.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, clever, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, best friends, friends, family relations, couples, drugs/alcohol, bittersweet, working class, drug abuse, lovers reunited, gambling, singleness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Bread and Tulips (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An endearing light comedy about a woman who spontaneously becomes a resident of Venice after her family left her begin. While enjoying the wonderful people she meets she achieves a new life and the first time independent of her family.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: self discovery, friendship, love and romance, fall in love, family relations, housewife, romance, flower shop, disorder, hopes, starting over, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, venice, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Nina Takes a Lover (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Laura San Giacomo stars in this sexy comedy about adultery. When Nina's (San Giacomo) husband goes out of town for several weeks on a business trip, Nina hooks up with a photographer. Told from a reporter's point of view, his interviews ...
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, sexual content, couples, breakup, thirtysomething life, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, love and romance, unfulfillment, journalism, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.2
 2K
Ex (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ex is a 2009 film directed and co-written by Fausto Brizzi and interpreted by a rich and large cast of characters. The film, produced by Italian International Film, in co-production with the French company and Mes Films in collaboration with RAI ...
Style: emotional, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, breakup, romance, bittersweet, looking for love, friendship, friends, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, family relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Bedrooms and Hallways (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At the suggestion of a friend, gay Leo (Kevin McKidd) enters therapy after many failed relationships make him fear for his social life. In a group session (led by Simon Callow), Leo comes clean about his feelings for a straight member of the group ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, friendship, infidelity, party, meditation, romance, love triangle, adultery, couples, guru, friends ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Born Romantic (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In modern-day London, three men (Craig Ferguson, Jimi Mistry and David Morrissey) and three women (Olivia Williams, Jane Horrocks and Catherine McCormack) fall in and out of love and back again, to the Greek-chorus accompaniment of two cab drivers, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: multiple storylines, romance, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, opposites attract, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, dancing, taxi driver, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and ...
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, breakup, crumbling marriage, friendship, family problems, dishonesty, teacher student relationship, romance, age difference, friends, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene: her daughter by the delinquent Jimmy, who flew the coop years ago and hasn't been heard from since. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, love, starting over, romance, parents and children, family life, haunted by the past, couple relations, siblings relations, human nature, couples, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
When the Cat's Away (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Chloe (Garance Clavel), a young Parisian, decides to take a long-overdue vacation, she has to find someone to look after Gris-Gris, her beloved cat. Everyone, including her gay male roommate, refuses to help her, but she finally makes an ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, cat, suburbs, couple relations, gays and lesbians, romance, love and romance, looking for love, city life, urban, family relations, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 6K
About Adam (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A waitress falls for a handsome customer who seduces her, her two sisters, her brother, and her brother's girlfriend.
Style: sexy, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, seduction, marriage, fall in love, couple relations, siblings relations, family relations, betrayal, reunion, love affair, romance, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%