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Goats (2012)
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Goats (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Having a self-absorbed New Age mother and an estranged father means 15-year-old Ellis Whitman has grown up relying on an unconventional guardian: a goat-trekking, marijuana-growing sage called Goat Man. So when Ellis decides to leave the alternative ways of his desert homestead for a stuffy East Coast prep school, major changes are in store. But not in the way you’d think. Though often stoned, the exceedingly smart and capable Ellis effortlessly aces school and excels at track. As the year progresses, it’s his relationships with the adults in his life that test him, challenging his beliefs about responsibility and trustworthiness.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light
Plot: family relations, boarding school, coming of age, teenage life, youth, parents and children, fall in love, eccentric family, roommate, father son relationship, boy girl relationship, divorced parents, boarding school life, misfit, remarry, drugs/alcohol, sexual content, profanity, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), stoners, marijuana, hippie, stepmother, new age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa

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Most similar movies to Goats

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about family relations, youth, parents and children, coming of age, teenage life, fall in love and disorder mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Goats: Down Dog (2014), Daddy Cool (2008), General Education (2012), A Beer Tale (2012), The Rage in Placid Lake (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Down Dog (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Every boy needs a father. Meet Frank. Lover and father. A high flying sex addict, told that he is dying, tries to connect with his teenage son by teaching him how to get the girl he likes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, starting over, estrangement, single parent, parents and children, rehabilitation, addiction, teenage life, coming of age, womanizer, father son relationship, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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95%
 5.0
 550
Daddy Cool (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story about the age gap between a scientist father, Philipe Le Tallec, and his newly discovered teen aged daughter, Eglantine.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: youth, family relations, parents and children, disorder, teenage life, coming of age, estrangement, reunion, adolescence vs adulthood, social relations, bittersweet, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
General Education (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Levi Collins is set to go to the local University on a tennis scholarship, but he forgot to tell his parents one thing - he didn't graduate. As a result, he must take summer school before his mom and dad discover he's failed senior ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, summer school, teenage love, high school life, youth, tennis, social relations, parents and children, college, ambition, fall in love, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 4.4
 191
A Beer Tale (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic comedy centered around the lives of twin brothers Luke and Corey Frankenstein in the pivotal months following college graduation. Orphaned at the age of five, the brothers inherited their family brewery and were left in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, family business, youth, twins, family relations, love and romance, beer, rivalry, friendship, couples, siblings relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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The Rage in Placid Lake (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Placid Lake has always been different. As an odd fish in a sea of mediocrity, his brilliant ideas are bound to get him into more trouble than success. So when he finds himself flying off the school roof and breaking every bone in his body on ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: adolescent boy, family relations, friendship, coming of age, eccentric family, romance, youth, graduation, teenage life, teenage boy, satire, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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75%
 4.7
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House Broken (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In order to enjoy his retirement, a father takes drastic measures to get his twentysomething, slacker sons to move out and fend for themselves.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, disorder, friendship, silly humor, coming of age, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, firefighter, twentysomething life, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
When Do We Eat? (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Do We Eat? is the story of the "world's fastest Passover seder" gone horribly awry. It's about an old school dad (Michael Lerner) who's as tough on his sons as his father (Jack Klugman) is on him. On this night, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, prank, nothing goes right, youth, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, father son relationship, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 603
Treading Water (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At first glance, Mica seems a perfectly normal boy. But first glances can often be deceiving... For one, Mica's house is now a museum honouring Guillermo Garibai, the legendary Mexican crooner. Mica spends most of his time there, giving guided ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, youth, fall in love, first love, parents and children, family relations, high school, misfit, coming of age, traumatic childhood, boy, self acceptance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Madea's Big Happy Family The Play (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family gatherings, parents and children, family problems, terminal illness, suburbs, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, family relations, siblings relations, indoor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.5
 269
Stacy's Mom (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about four adolescent buddies whose raging hormones zero in on their friends mom.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: coming of age, puberty, sexual fantasy, innocence, friends, rivalry, buddies, family relations, parents and children, youth, fall in love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.5
 4K
The Outcasts (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: best friends, disorder, vengeance, high school, youth, society, coming of age, rivalry, teenage life, misfit, prank, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.4
 97
The Yank (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tom Murphy, a middle-aged Irish-American man from Cleveland, travels to Ireland for his best friend’s wedding and to find the perfect woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: culture clash, family relations, friends, love and romance, buddies, romance, parents and children, fall in love, disorder, bar fight, dublin ireland
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
An Uzi at the Alamo (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Searching for his identity, a young writer pledges to his dysfunctional family that he will commit suicide on his 25th birthday. As the fateful day approaches, he stumbles upon love and a new sense of self. Fearing family humiliation if he backs out ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: family relations, coming of age, fall in love, eccentric family, self discovery, hopes, love and romance, twentysomething life, bittersweet, suicide, birthday, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Neuilly Yo Mama! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Samy moves from the underdeveloped crime-ridden French suburb to the riches of Neuilly.
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: interracial relations, fish out of water, fall in love, teenage love, manners, disorder, love and romance, misfit, racism, family relations, youth, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 1K
Growing Op (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a teenage boy coming of age in a suburban grow-operation, where every day is paradise or fresh hell. But it's always a trip. Sheltered all his life and home-schooled by loving parents who are also committed criminals, Quinn Dawson ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, teenage life, eccentric family, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, social relations, teenage love, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, stoners, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 882
Club Sandwich (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While vacationing at a beachside resort, a single mother faces inevitable separation anxiety when her 15-year-old son — who is also her best friend — discovers magical chemistry with a girl his own age.
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, light, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, resort, adolescence, mother son relationship, domineering mother, overbearing mother, love interest, coming of age, beach, romance, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Madea Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: When a family meets for Christmas at their posh Cape Cod estate, family arguments and secrets cause a stir. It takes a real down-to-earth family - like Aunt Bam and the almighty Madea - to save this holiday.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: family relations, family problems, farce, disorder, eccentric family, family gatherings, master and servant, family life, parents and children, unfulfillment, estate, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mac & Devin Go to High School (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A comedy that follows two high school students -- one overachiever struggling to write his valedictorian speech, the other a senior now going on his 15th year of school.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, high school, youth, drug dealing, social relations, drugs/alcohol, teachers and students, silly humor, slacker, marijuana, power relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Morgan Stewart's Coming Home (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After seven years in boarding school, Morgan Stewart is finally coming home. He discovers it's not the same happy home it used to be....
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: boarding school, family relations, campaign, school, eccentric family, family life, boarding school life, homecoming, teenage life, self discovery, parents and children, estrangement ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 224
Leading Ladies (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A zany comedy about two sisters, their gay best friend, and their overzealous stage mom.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, family relations, eccentric family, gender, parents and children, couples, fall in love, ambition, contests and competitions, dancer's life, sister sister relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 2K
Nature Calls (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Polar-opposite brothers Randy and Kirk never saw eye-to-eye, but their rivalry is taken to a new level when Randy hijacks Kirk's son's sleepover, taking the boys on a Scout Trip to remember.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: camping, parents and children, youth, disorder, family relations, camp, scout, camping trip, wilderness, profanity, sexual content, kids in trouble ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Book of Caleb (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A comfortable underachiever and serial prankster, in the midst of their quarter life crisis, reunite against childhood enemies in a contemporary suburban epic.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, true love, friendship, friends, misfit, social misfits, best friends, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, homecoming, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Easy! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bruno Beltrame makes a living of sorts. He wanted to be a great writer but he is content to write the books of others. He also gives private lessons to students who are not serious. Among his pupils is fifteen-year-old Luca, more quick-witted and ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: teenage life, life turned upside down, rebellion, youth, rebelliousness, parents and children, disorder, troublemaker, family relations, professor, coming of age, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Discoverers (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Washed-up history professor Lewis Birch takes his begrudging teenagers Zoe and Jack on a road trip to a conference in hopes of jumpstarting his career and reconnecting with his kids. But, when Lewis’s estranged father Stanley goes missing on a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, road movie, light, captivating ...
Plot: on the road, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family relations, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, road trip, love, bittersweet, highway travel
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.0
 502
Crazy Eyes (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zack (Haas) is a young, divorced father who starts to develop romantic feelings towards his friend Rebecca (Zima), whom he refers to as "Crazy Eyes". He spends a lot of time at a bar run by his best friend Dan Drake (Busey) and hanging out ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, womanizer, wooing, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, nightlife, lifestyle, single parent, family relations, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.3
 764
We the Party (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, five high-school friends deal with romance, money, prom, college, sex, bullies, Facebook, fitting in, standing out, and finding themselves.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, dating, prom, teenage love, youth, hip hop, lifestyle, society, coming of age, teenage life, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
House Party: Tonight's the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of high school rappers have two major goals - make music and get hot girls. The best way to get both is to throw the biggest and best house party ever! The night of the party, one of the boys is grounded by his parents, so it's up to his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, friends, buddies, youth, disorder, teenage life, hip hop, profanity, sexual content, silly humor, drugs/alcohol, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bikini Spring Break (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of coeds from a small conservative college break out of their shells when their marching band bus breaks down in Fort Lauderdale during Spring Break.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: youth, teenage life, best friends, nothing goes right, friends, disorder, out of the way, drugs/alcohol, road trip, female nudity, bus, spring break ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 498
White on Rice (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 40-year-old Jimmy is growing up, or at least he's getting older. While mooching the upper bunk of his ten-year-old nephew's bed, he enjoys the never-ending generosity of his sister Aiko, and dodges the wrath of his impatient brother-in-law ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family relations, youth, fall in love, family life, introspection, couples, love triangle, romance, dinosaur, dating, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
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Bob Funk (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job -- by his mother, no less -- Bob Funk agrees to quit drinking, see a therapist, and eventually report to a new boss, who might just be the woman of his dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: boss and employee, addiction, couples, workplace, family relations, parents and children, fired, boss, therapist, layoff, fall in love, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%