Movies Most Similar to Bleak Moments (1971)

Movies to watch if you like Bleak Moments (1971).

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Career Girls (1997)

Starring: Katrin Cartlidge, Lynda Steadman, Kate Byers, Mark Benton
Duration: 1h 23mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

In 1996, Annie is on the train to London to spend the weekend with Hannah, her flatmate when at polytechnic (the Polytechnic of North London) six years earlier.
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High Hopes (1988)

Starring: Phil Davis, Ruth Sheen, Edna Doré, Philip Jackson
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

Cyril is a strong, old-style socialist, who despairs of his elderly working-class but Tory-voting mum; her new yuppie neighbours, the Boothe-Braines (who have purchased what was once a council house next door); and his social-climbing sister and her crass, car-salesman husband.
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All or Nothing (2002)

Starring: Timothy Spall, Lesley Manville, Ruth Sheen, Alison Garland
Duration: 2h 8mins
Genres: Drama

All or Nothing is a 2002 British drama film written and directed by Mike Leigh and starring Timothy Spall and Lesley Manville.
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Life Is Sweet (1990)

Starring: Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Claire Skinner, Jane Horrocks
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

Andy (Jim Broadbent), a senior chef in a large London catering facility, buys a dilapidated fast-food van from a disreputable acquaintance named Patsy (Stephen Rea).
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Happy-go-lucky (2008)

Starring: Sally Hawkins, Alexis Zegerman, Samuel Roukin, Elliot Cowan
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Thirty years old and single, Pauline "Poppy" Cross shares a London flat with her best friend Zoe, a fellow teacher. Poppy is free-minded, high-spirited and kind-hearted.
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Mind the Gap (2004)

Starring: Alan King, Elizabeth Reaser, Eric Schaeffer, Christopher Kovaleski
Duration: 2h 14mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

Five New Yorkers come to terms with the bitter-sweet reality of life in this collection of intertwined stories.
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Secrets & Lies (1996)

Starring: Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Phyllis Logan, Claire Rushbrook
Duration: 2h 16mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

Hortense Cumberbatch, a black optometrist in London who was adopted as a child, has chosen to trace her family history after the death of her adoptive mother.
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Metroland (1997)

Starring: Christian Bale, Lee Ross, Emily Watson, Elsa Zylberstein
Duration: 1h 41mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

In 1977, Chris (Christian Bale) and Marion (Emily Watson) are leading a peaceful married life with their child in Eastwood in the London suburbs known as Metroland, the staid commuter region at the end of the London Underground's Metropolitan Line.
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Another Year (2010)

Starring: Jim Broadbent, Ruth Sheen, Lesley Manville, Oliver Maltman
Duration: 2h 9mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

Tom Hepple, a geologist, and Gerri Hepple, a counsellor, are an older married couple who have a comfortable, loving relationship.
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Meantime (1983)

Starring: Marion Bailey, Tim Roth, Phil Daniels, Pam Ferris
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

The film unfolds in brief episodes, detailing the travails of the working-class Pollock family, who live in a shabby flat in a tower block in London's East End.
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How to Be (2008)

Starring: Robert Pattinson, Rebecca Pidgeon, Powell Jones, Jeremy Hardy
Duration: 1h 25mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

Art (Pattinson) is not talented, but aspires to be a musician. He has a dead-end job at a supermarket, despite having a degree (which he doesn't seem to value much).
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These Foolish Things (2005)

Starring: Charlotte Lucas, Craig Rooke, Julia McKenzie, Roisin Goodall
Duration: 1h 47mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

These Foolish Things is a 2006 British romantic drama film directed by Julia Taylor-Stanley and starring Zoë Tapper, David Leon, Lauren Bacall, Anjelica Huston, Terence Stamp, Andrew Lincoln, Eve Myles, Jamie Glover and Julia McKenzie.
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I Really Hate My Job (2007)

Starring: Neve Campbell, Shirley Henderson, Alexandra Maria Lara, Anna Maxwell Martin
Duration: 1h 30mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

I Really Hate My Job is a 2007 British comedy film directed by Oliver Parker and starring Neve Campbell, Shirley Henderson, Alexandra Maria Lara, Anna Maxwell Martin, Oana Pellea, and Danny Huston as himself.
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Somers Town (2008)

Starring: Piotr Jagiello, Ireneusz Czop, Perry Benson, Thomas Turgoose
Duration: 1h 11mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

Somers Town follows several days in the lives of two teenage boys, Tomo and Marek, who develop a mutual trust and form an unlikely friendship.
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The Last of the High Kings (1996)

Starring: Catherine O'Hara, Jared Leto, Christina Ricci, Gabriel Byrne
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

In the summer of 1977, in the coastal village of Howth, County Dublin, Ireland, on his last day of secondary school, a despondent Frankie (Leto) believes he has failed his final exams.
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Naked (1993)

Starring: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge, Greg Cruttwell
Duration: 2h 12mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

In an alleyway of the UK city of Manchester, Johnny Fletcher has rough sex with a woman. At the end of which, she begins to resist and Johnny runs away.
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Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005)

Starring: Joan Plowright, Rupert Friend, Zoë Tapper, Robert Lang
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

All but abandoned by her family in a London retirement hotel, Mrs Palfrey (Joan Plowright) strikes up a curious friendship with a young writer, Ludovic Meyer (Rupert Friend).
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Tumbleweeds (1999)

Starring: Janet McTeer, Kimberly J. Brown, Jay O. Sanders, Gavin O'Connor
Duration: 1h 42mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

The story revolves around Mary Jo Walker, a single mother whose usual reaction to trouble is to pack her car with her belongings and take her pre-teen daughter Ava in search of greener pastures.
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LOL (2006)

Starring: Joe Swanberg, C. Mason Wells, Kevin Bewersdorf, Brigid Reagan
Duration: 1h 21mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama

The movie follows three recent college graduates in Chicago: Tim, Chris and Alex. Tim watches the screen of his laptop as he makes out with his girlfriend.
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Peter's Friends (1992)

Starring: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh
Duration: 1h 41mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

It is New Year's weekend and the friends of Peter (Fry) gather at his newly inherited country house.
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