Movies like Brassed Off

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Brassed Off (1996)
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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 first mocked for being a woman, she soon becomes the only chance for the band to win.
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, humorous, sincere, uplifting, realistic, semi serious, political, dramatic ...
Plot: music band, working class, labor union, unemployment, brass band, small town, romance, friends, contests and competitions, childhood sweetheart, fighting the system, injustice, life is a bitch, fall in love, human spirit, mine, society, performance, workplace situations, province, music competition, musician, mining, competition, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s, 18th century
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london, scotland

Most similar movies to Brassed Off

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, feel good and humorous films with plots about catastrophe, mentor, life philosophy, culture clash, dialogue, relationships and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Brassed Off: Among Giants (1998), Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011), Agnes Browne (1999), The Full Monty (1997), The Serpent's Kiss (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Style: sincere, melancholic, intense, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: friends, working class, love triangle, romance, human nature, society, friendship, life, catastrophe, couples, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.
Style: sentimental, sincere, inspirational, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: businessman, hopes, fish, desert, against the odds, doubts and hesitations, scientist, romance, muslim, salmon, self discovery, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, scotland, london, afghanistan, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 2K
Agnes Browne (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Agnes Browne's husband died, she discovered something amazing... Herself.
Style: sentimental, emotional, humorous, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: working class, children, family relations, best friend, family problems, hopes, single parent, life is a bitch, down on your luck, human spirit, puberty, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: ireland, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an English cartographer arrives in Wales to tell the residents of the Welsh village of Ffynnon Garw that their "mountain" is only a hill, the offended community sets out to remedy the situation. The film is based on a story heard by ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: world war one, village, friendship, fall in love, fish out of water, romance, culture clash, countryside, cons and scams, village life, comedy of errors, friends ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: wales, england, europe, london, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 97K
The Full Monty (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sheffield, England. Gaz, a jobless steelworker in need of quick cash persuades his mates to bare it all in a one-night-only strip show.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: suicide attempt, unemployment, striptease, stripper, working class, friendship, audition, rehearsal, homosexual, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Serpent's Kiss (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man sends a young architect (Ewan McGregor) to build an extravagant garden to bankrupt the husband of the woman (Greta Scacchi) he once loved.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, baroque
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, garden, conspiracy, dishonesty, love and romance, betrayal, countryside, cons and scams, couple relations, love affair, couples ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, london, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 24K
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, siblings relations, teenage life, small town life, love and romance, graduation, hopes, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Roseanna's Grave (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Roseanna is dying of a heart condition, and all she wants is to be buried next to her daughter, in a cemetery that is getting full fast. The cemetery can't expand because Capestro, the man who owns the land next to the cemetery, won't ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, romance, family relations, family problems, couple relations, death in the family, eccentric family, life is a bitch, love and romance, dealing with death, couples, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 5.3
 2K
Blue Juice (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: JC is the hero of the Cornish surfing community. Staring thirty hard in the face, he fears that the wave that has carried him through a prolonged adolescence is heading for the rocks as his girlfriend pressures him for commitment and his friends ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: surfing, friendship, lifestyle, drug dealing, romance, buddies, best friends, fish out of water, coming of age, coast, dancing, sport ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, cornwall, london, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 8K
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 ⇓
26%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: destiny, fall in love, family relations, romance, parents and children, love and romance, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, family drama, single father, life philosophy, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ⇓
25%
 6.3
 1K
A Merry War (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gordon Comstock is a copywriter at an ad agency, and his girlfriend Rosemary is a designer. Gordon believes he is a genius, a marvelous poet and quits the ad agency, trying to live on his poems, but poverty soon comes to him.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: writers, poverty, pregnancy, poet, couple relations, workplace situations, idealism, infidelity, celebrity culture, couples, writer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 16K
Little Voice (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the death of her father, Little Voice or LV becomes a virtual recluse, never going out and hardly ever saying a word. She just sits in her bedroom listening to her father's collection of old records of Shirley Bassey, Marilyn Monroe and ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: rise and fall, pigeon, daughter, mother, singer, talent, recluse, obsession, showbiz, fish out of water, haunted by the past, oldies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mentally challenged, family relations, romance, fall in love, parents and children, society, love and romance, looking for love, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, wedding, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 ⇓
23%
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 ⇓
23%
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 ⇓
22%
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Marius and Jeannette (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marius is the keeper of an abandoned cement works staying high above the quarter of l'Estaque in Marseilles. Jeannette is bringing up her two children alone with her poor checkout operator salary. Their meeting won't be without trouble, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unemployment, working class, love, human nature, social differences, factory, friendship, family relations, friends, couples, opposites attract, romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, marseille, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 ⇓
22%
 7.8
 51K
Pride (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on a true story, the film is set in the summer of 1984 – when Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise ...
Style: touching, sincere, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, prejudice, working class, unlikely partners, social decay, generosity, society, gays and lesbians, hopes, injustice, social relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1984
Place: england, europe, london, wales, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: relationships, romance, couple relations, happy ending, love, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, bittersweet, introspection, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Human Resources (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in Limoges, the movie tells the story of "good son" Franck (Jalil Lespert), who returns to his hometown to do a trainee managerial internship in the Human Resources department of the factory where his anxious, taciturn father has ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, emotional, melancholic, contemplative ...
Plot: working class, factory, unemployment, intern, politics, betrayal, labor union, workplace situations, social differences, life is a bitch, father son relationship, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, korea, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, UK, Sweden, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The strange comedy film of two close brothers; one, Wilbur, who wants to kill himself, and the other, Harbour, who tries to prevent this. When their father dies leaving them his bookstore they meet a woman who makes their lives a bit better yet with ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: suicidal, suicide attempt, cancer, suicide, depression, love triangle, redemption, fall in love, family relations, human nature, romance, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland, ireland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 3K
Molly (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Molly McKay is a profoundly autistic twenty-something woman who has lived in an institution from a young age following her parents' death in a car accident. When the institution must close due budget cuts, Molly is left in the charge of her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: autism, siblings relations, human spirit, custody, hopes, romance, doctors and patients, misfit, retirement home, verbal abuse, bittersweet, disability ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
On a Clear Day (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After decades of laboring as a Glasgow shipbuilder, Frank Redmond, a no-nonsense 55-year-old working-class man, suddenly finds himself laid off. For the first time in his life, he is without a job or a sense of direction, and he's too proud to ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family relations, swimming, working class, hopes, self discovery, down on your luck, couple relations, marriage, human nature, parents and children, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: english channel, scotland, europe, britain, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.5
 12K
Get Real (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, gays and lesbians, teenage life, gay slur, friendship, fall in love, gay teenager, gender, romance, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 5K
Germinal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: It's mid 19th century, north of France. The story of a coal miner's town. They are exploited by the mine's owner. One day the decide to go on strike, and then the authorities repress them
Style: thought provoking, emotional, realistic, sincere, epic ...
Plot: working class, hopes, politics, family relations, labor union, injustice, rich and poor, unemployment, fighting the system, society, strong female presence, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, flanders, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, coming of age, friendship, advice, americana, love, family life, self discovery, romance, marriage proposal, graduation, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A British-Pakistani man renovates a rundown laundrette with his male lover while dealing with drama within his family, the local Pakistani community, and a persistent mob of skinheads.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, clever, touching ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, society, racism, interracial relations, white trash, laundry, lgbt, british asian, closeted homosexual, culture clash, immigrants, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%