Movies and TV Shows like The Bright Side (2020)

Browse our definitive list of the best movies or TV series most similar to the 2020 movie The Bright Side starring Gemma-Leah Devereux, Siobhán Cullen, Karen Egan.

Updated: 4th Jul, 2022

The Bright Side

7.7 / 10

Released: 2020

A stand-up comedian's life changes when she is diagnosed with breast cancer.

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God Said, 'Ha!'

7.1 / 10

Released: 1998

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.

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Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted

6.8 / 10

Released: 2015

Grammy(R)-nominated comedian Tig Notaro headlines and directs this stand-up comedy special taped at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston, MA. Known for her distinctive storytelling, offbeat sense of humor and honesty, Notaro's deadpan…

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A Kind of Wonderful Thing

7.8 / 10

Released: 2012

When Anna is diagnosed with cancer she struggles to live the last few months of her life in peace until her sister announces her upcoming wedding and her unemployed musician brother decides…

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Sorabh Pant: My Dad Thinks He's Funny

7.2 / 10

Released: 2017

Sorabh's life changes when his wife decides to get a baby instead of a dog. In this stand-up special he talks about the delightful madness of becoming a father.

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Love Is All You Need

6.5 / 10

Released: 2012

A Danish woman, Ida (Trine Dyrholm), who has just finished her cancer treatments, walks in on her suffering husband in bed with his young co-worker. She travels alone to their daughter's wedding,…

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Glory Days

7.2 / 10

Released: 1979

Steve Street is about to lead his Highschool Football team to the City Championship, when he's diagnosed with cancer.

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Stand Up and Deliver

4.9 / 10

Released: 2021

Five established comedians take on the challenge of mentoring and training five celebrities to perform a stand up comedy routine in aid of the Stand Up to Cancer charity.

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Seven Sundays

7.8 / 10

Released: 2017

The Bonifacio siblings reunite when they find out their father is diagnosed with cancer. In the process, they have to deal with unresolved issues among themselves before it's too late.

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Tig

7.4 / 10

Released: 2015

An intimate, mixed media documentary that follows Tig Notaro, a Los Angeles based comedian, who just days after being diagnosed with invasive stage II breast cancer changed the course of her career…

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Millie and the Lords

8.6 / 10

Released: 2015

This is the story of Milagros Baez (Millie.) Millie struggles with low self esteem and has little or no sense of who she is as a Puerto Rican. Her life begins to…

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Njandukalude Naattil Oridavela

7.0 / 10

Released: 2017

Kurian returns home when his family summons him, believing it to have something to do with his marriage. However, he learns that his mother has breast cancer and supports her along with…

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Tulsi: Mathrudevobhava

6.0 / 10

Released: 2008

Tulsi and Suraj are blessed with four kids. But Tulsi is diagnosed with cancer and Suraj gets killed. Tulsi takes the decision to have her children adopted to good families before she…

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Sukrutham

7.2 / 10

Released: 1994

Ravishankar, a journalist suffering from blood cancer, falls into depression and loses all hopes of living. However, his life changes for the better when he meets a doctor friend.

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