Movies like Hard Country

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Hard Country (1981)
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Hard Country (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ambitious young Jodie wants more out of life than the small Texas country town she lives in has to offer. Jodie realizes that in order to pursue her dreams she will have to leave Texas and move to the big city. However, her shiftless factory worker boyfriend Kyle wants to stay in Texas.
Plot: factory, small town, dancing, truck, couples, coming of age, pickup truck, dog, blonde, female singer, alcohol, beer, voyeur, voyeurism, bar, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, trailer, old friend, drinking contest, prank, red car, drinking alcohol, drinking, white panties, panties ...
Place: texas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and melancholic films with plots about small town, couples, small town life, family relations, coming of age, love and romance and friendship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Hard Country: A Cool, Dry Place (1998), Texasville (1990), Raggedy Man (1981), On Valentine's Day (1986), Skateland (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Cool, Dry Place (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A single father balances his work as an attorney with the care of his five year old son and his work as a high school basketball coach in rural Kansas, where he moved after his wife abandoned him in Chicago. Just as he starts to develop a new ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: love triangle, small town, single father, bittersweet, friendship, hopes, couple relations, human nature, parents and children, small town life, love and romance, single parent ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, usa, texas
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95%
 6.0
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Texasville (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Summer, 1984: 30 years after Duane captained the high school football team and Jacy was homecoming queen, this Texas town near Wichita Falls prepares for its centennial. Oil prices are down, banks are failing, and Duane's $12 million in debt. ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, americana, lovers reunited, pregnancy, reunion, hopes, human nature, parents and children, couple relations, friendship, introspection, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Marjoe Gortner plays a drug dealer whose car breaks down in a small U.S. town. In turn, the town's people become victim to his unique brand of physical and mental torture.
Plot: torture, small town, held captive, sociopath, husband wife relationship, car breakdown, male underwear, teenage girl, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, terrorism, vietnam war veteran ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.8
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Raggedy Man (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nita, a divorced mother of two boys, is stuck working as a telephone operator in a small Texas town in World War II. Her friendship with a sailor on leave causes tongues to wag in town.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, talky, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: small town, world war two, friendship, couples, family relations, parents and children, woman in danger, single parent, social relations, prejudice, sailor, telephone operator ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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On Valentine's Day (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elizabeth defies her wealthy parents by running off and marrying a young man of humble prospects, and her parents have not spoken to her since - even though the couple lives in a rooming house nearby, they are struggling financially, and she is ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, touching, emotional ...
Plot: small town, family life, homecoming, small town life, love affair, americana, pregnancy, hotel, alcohol abuse, love and romance, social relations, humble ...
Time: 1910s
Place: texas, usa
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65%
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Skateland (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the early 1980s, in small-town Texas, dramatic events force a 19-year-old skating rink manager to look at his life in a very new way.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: small town, life turned upside down, introspection, social relations, teenage life, brother sister relationship, coming of age, infidelity, divorce, car accident, grownups, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Takiaispallo (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Aaro Saarinen is a foreman in the paper mill. The new generation continually questions his authority in both at work and at home.
Plot: small town, youth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, generation gap, children, factory, drinking, mother daughter relationship, middle class, rock musician, car accident, domestic violence ...
Time: 70s
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63%
Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Henry Thomas is out on parole in a small Texan town and, in the evenings, he is the lead singer in a band. He is being pressured by his foster mother to give up his singing and go back to school. His wife, Georgette, and young daughter unexpectedly ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: homecoming, small town, singer, convict, parole, prison, unfulfillment, family problems, couples, family relations, social relations, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Midlothia (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Midlothia is a small, tight-knit town, where everyone knows everyone else's business. On Fred's last day in town, he and his closest friends uncover secrets that threaten the fabric of their friendship.
Plot: barbed wire, friendship, infidelity, beer, duck, shotgun, mini van, small town, tequila, abortion, drinking contest, alcohol
Place: texas
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Wheeler (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of an aspiring musician from Kaufman, Texas who travels to Nashville with the lifelong dream of trying his hand at country music. By embodying the title character under prosthetic make up, actor Stephen Dorff successfully infiltrates Music ...
Plot: aspiring musician, rancher, cowboy boots, aspiring singer, audition, car accident, bar, handheld camera, loss of daughter, acoustic guitar, radio show, guitar ...
Time: year 2008
Place: nashville tennessee, texas, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Fool for Love (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A woman is waiting in a motel for her boyfriend, when an old flame turns up and tries to take her back to the life she is trying to leave behind.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, gloomy, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: motel, love triangle, dangerous attraction, couple relations, siblings relations, isolation, human nature, introspection, destructive relationship, out of the way, bar, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.0
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Dadetown (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Interviews in the Michael Moore/"Roger and Me" tradition examine life in small-town America, class conflicts and the collapse of an upstate New York community, Dadetown, when the town's once-prosperous factory, reduced to the ...
Style: melancholic, enigmatic, silent film, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: small town, interview, layoff, american dream, change, park, company, factory, anger, satire, catastrophe, classic car ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: canada, texas, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
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Nevada (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chrysty walks through the desert carrying nothing and heading nowhere. She enters a very small town called Silver City. The local community of woman is intrigued by the sudden arrival of an attractive stranger and they find out that Chrysty left a ...
Style: touching, sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: small town, mysterious character, on the run, pregnancy, village, feminism, infidelity, desert, village life, small town life, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Desert Blue (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An academic obsessed with "roadside attractions" and his tv-star daughter finally discover the world's largest ice cream cone, the centerpiece for an old gold-rush town struggling to stay on the map. They end up staying longer than ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, road movie, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, small town, quarantine, friendship, campfire, fbi, fire, ice cream cone, soda, coming of age, friends, small town life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study oceanography. He meets Michelle "Mike" Cody and is attracted to ...
Style: humorous, captivating, touching, sentimental, offbeat ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: small town, coming of age, americana, love triangle, friendship, youth, society, family relations, fall in love, human nature, working class, grownups ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, new jersey, california
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Home Before Midnight (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A successful rock lyricist becomes romantically involved with a girl he picks up hitchhiking only to learn that she is only fourteen. Her parents take action against him.
Plot: hitchhiker, sex in car, sex in bed, fondling, blonde, scandal, breasts, female full frontal nudity, voyeurism, rock musician, scantily clad female, underage girl ...
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The Wife Swappers (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Six stories involving wife and husband swapping/swinging, are described in titillating detail while analyzed by a pseudo psychologist.
Style: sex comedy, erotic
Plot: psychiatrist, swinger, prostitution, wife swapping, flirting, scantily clad female, female nudity, sexual perversion, erotica, female removes her dress, bare breasts, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Katie: Portrait of A Centerfold (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A naive Texas beauty queen, seeking Hollywood stardom, quickly learns the realities of the business after attending an unethical modeling school.
Plot: ethics, teenage girl, small town, taunting, model, travel, beauty pageant, hollywood, naivete
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Open Gate (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In East Texas, a rodeo clown and bull fighters happens upon a drug-smuggling operation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: unlikely criminals, lifestyle, crimes, dishonesty, drug dealing, life is a bitch, small town, drug smuggling, athlete's life, neo noir, couples, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Adam at Six A.M. (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A disenchanted young Professor of Semantics at a California college learns of a distant relative's death in Missouri. He journeys cross-country to the funeral, then decides to spend the summer there and work as a laborer for a power-line ...
Style: biting, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: farm, family relations, small town, youth, love and romance, starting over, hopes, coming of age, innocence lost, couples, self discovery, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: missouri, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Swedish Wildcats (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The sadistic Madam Margareta is a talking side of beef that serves as the hostess and ring leader for a live sex tease show and whorehouse. Madam's shows always feature her bodacious nieces Susanna and Karen, who perform in everything from ...
Style: erotic, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: hostess, lingerie, coitus, lesbian sex, rape, cleavage, no panties, lesbianism, female removes her clothes, rough sex, brothel, female full frontal nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Butterfly Kisses (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: We follow Jake and his two best friends, Kyle and Jarred through a world distorted by sex and porn. The leader is Kyle – he talks about girls non-stop, Jarred can’t stop cheating on his girlfriend and then there’s Jake, a quiet and shy ...
Style: sexy, humorous, unusual plot structure, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship between boys, friendship, teenage boy, coming of age, teenage girl, youth, couple relations, friends, sex, love, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Tully (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tully Jr. and Earl live on their father's Nebraska ranch, proud and independent to a fault. While the shy, reclusive Earl spends his free time watching movies, the cockier Tully works his way through a succession of short-term affairs and an ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: small town, friendship, womanizer, lifestyle, opposites attract, young lovers, introspection, parents and children, haunted by the past, family problems, couples, society ...
Place: nebraska, usa, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Where I Begin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A decade after a tragic event, Jacob decides to return home to his small southern roots, only to find that the past is not really the past and that people may change but they never forget. Can you ever really go home?
Plot: honesty, domestic violence, small town, coming of age, past, old friend, family relations, south
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Low Tide (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Belgium, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A 12 year old boy and his single mother live separate lives. The boy spends his days alone while his mother works and goes out with her friends. The boy’s solitude is both a source of freedom and a cause for grief. His explorations slowly bring to ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: parents and children, family problems, society, youth, single parent, dysfunctional family, working class, life is a bitch, realism, small town, teenage boy, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dog Days of Summer (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious drifter lures two boys into uncovering the secrets of a sleepy southern town.
Style: touching, offbeat, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Plot: small town, coming of age, youth, social relations, small town life, friendship between boys, friendship, childhood, father son relationship, blindness, male female relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Farewell to Harry (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A down-and-out writer, Nick Sennet, runs into Harry, a man that, legend has it, died long ago. Together they attempt to revitalize a defunct factory as well as their lives.
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: redemption, friendship, small town, factory, human spirit, starting over, hopes, family relations, human nature, lifestyle, society, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Morvern Callar (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Morvern Callar wakes on Christmas morning to discover that her troubled boyfriend has committed suicide, leaving behind the unpublished manuscript to his first novel and a sum of money intended to pay for his burial. Instead, Morvern attempts to use ...
Style: psychological, touching, serious, contemplative, atmospheric ...
Plot: suicide, friendship, supermarket, self discovery, couple relations, friends, couples, twentysomething life, best friend, writers, rave, christmas ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, spain, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Black Candle (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At the turn of the century, a widow decides to set her dead husbands business back in the black column. Her efforts to get the mill going again, however, are somewhat submarined by problems with an employee who is accused of murder and her sister ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: factory, murder, false accusation, sculptor, abusive husband, sibling rivalry, mistress, romance, life is a bitch, intrigue, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ode to Billy Joe (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Billy Joe confesses his love to the lovely Bobbi Lee only to cover his growing fear that he may, in fact, be homosexual. One night, at a barn dance, he gets a little drunk and rather than going with the hired whores, gives into his desires and ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sentimental
Plot: small town, coming of age, doll, bridge, unfulfilled love, tragic love, tragic hero, love and romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, society ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%