Movies like Pocket Money

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Pocket Money (1972)
 5.5
 1K
Pocket Money (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Broke and in debt, an otherwise honest cowboy gets mixed up in some shady dealings with a crooked rancher.
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious
Plot: cowboy, crimes, best friends, friendship, friends, partners, alcohol abuse, farm, human nature, animal life, dishonesty, buddies, introspection, switching roles, cons and scams, down on your luck, horse, negotiation, quarantine, auction, rooster, goat, pickup truck, falling off horse, startled ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona

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Most similar movies to Pocket Money

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and offbeat films with plots about friends, friendship, partners, buddies, crimes, dishonesty and disorder mostly in Comedy, Drama and Western genres. Some movies like Pocket Money: No Sweat (1975), Hammersmith Is Out (1972), Scandalous John (1971), Backtrack! (1969), The Lemon Sisters (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.2
 209
No Sweat (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two incompetent Western outlaws engineer several failed crimes, including a botched stagecoach holdup. Fred Williamson, a tough-guy perennial in blaxploitation movies, does a rare comedy turn as a blundering patsy to Richard Pryor's slick con ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, exciting, offbeat ...
Plot: cowboy, heroes, misfit, injustice, old west, friends, cons and scams, criminal heroes, music, crimes, disorder, buddies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Hammersmith Is Out (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Faust legend retold (loosely) and applied to a mentally disturbed patient in a hospital run by a doctor of dubious sanity himself. The patient (Burton) offers the innocent orderly (Bridges) vast riches if he'll help him escape.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: mental institution, psychopath, crimes, confined, cons and scams, friendship, mental illness, hospital, buddies, captivity, misfit, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Scandalous John (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A crotchety old ranch owner fights to be able to live his life the way he wants to, and not the way other people--and the law--tell him he has to.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, rancher, ranch, rich and poor, forces of nature, criminal heroes, immigrants, old west, vigilantism, farm, buddies, dishonesty ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.9
 160
Backtrack! (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sent to Mexico to buy a bull, a Wyoming cowhand (Doug McClure) teams up with three Texas Rangers to solve a robbery/murder.
Style: realistic, rough, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, partners, heroes, escapades, lone wolves, babies and infants, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, farm, danger, infidelity ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, wyoming, latin america, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Lemon Sisters (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three life-long friends work the bars in 1980s Atlantic City performing the songs of the 1960s girl groups.
Style: offbeat, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friends, friendship, family relations, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, human nature, gender, family life, buddies, manager, collector, childhood friend ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Bad Day to Go Fishing (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: Uruguay, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jacob van Oppen, the former strongest man on earth, and his manager Orsini, who calls himself "the Prince", make a good living by traveling around small South American towns and organizing wrestling exhibitions. Arriving in Santa Maria, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, gloomy
Plot: wrestling, contests and competitions, down on your luck, escapades, opponent, unsuccessful, friends, drugs/alcohol, social relations, life is a bitch, friendship, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.3
 32K
Slap Shot (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition.
Style: humorous, cynical, exciting, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport, small town, sport team, violence, hockey, contests and competitions, partners, ambition, underdog, opponent, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation's new rabbi. An innocent and inexperienced traveller, he is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, touching, clever ...
Plot: rabbi, old west, fish out of water, bank robber, partners, heist, crimes, friendship, culture clash, disorder, buddies, clergy ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 50s, 1850s
Place: california, poland, san francisco, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A female hustler is chasing after rich men, but becomes repeatedly mixed up with a suave con man and card shark through a series of misadventures before falling in love with him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic, feel good
Plot: gambler, saloon girl, disorder, dishonesty, partners, gang, rivalry, old west, on the road, friends, misfit, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
One Too Many Mornings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fischer can't remember the last time he woke up without a hangover. He lives in a church: a real one. Where people baptize, marry, pray and die. It's an ideal situation for a young guy with no aspirations: if he locks up the church, he can ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: church, vandalism, beach, marriage, wedding, couple relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, hopes, odd couple, alcohol abuse, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Breaking the Rules (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two friends take their dying buddy on one last road trip.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, youth, hopes, wish come true, self discovery, reunion, best friends, terminal illness, on the road, unfulfillment, adventure, tragic hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 1K
Yankee Zulu (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two South African boys, one white, Rhino, and one black, Zulu, go their separate ways after an incident. Many years later, they meet up again as adults, when one, after living for years in the United States, is now a wanted criminal. The two end up ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friendship, treasure hunt, chase, buddies, friends, best friends, society, lottery, on the run, partners, disorder, animal life ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Going in Style (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three senior citizens in their 70s who live together are slowly decaying in endless days with nothing to do but feed the birds. One of them comes up with an idea - rob a bank. They certainly could use the money if they get away with it and if they ...
Style: touching, clever, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, friendship, elderly, senior citizen, friends, crime, cons and scams, golden years, crimes, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Scalphunters (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Trapper Joe is on his way to the town with all of his gain of hides of the last winter. However a group of Indians stops him and takes all of his hides, leaving him the escaped slave Joseph instead. But Joe has no use for Joseph and is determined to ...
Style: cynical, witty, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, chase, heroes, nothing goes right, chases and races, lone wolves, criminal heroes, crimes, fugitives, interracial relations, partners, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, australia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Spikes Gang (1974)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After escaping home, three young friends form a dynamic alliance of untamed youth. They meet an old man named Spikes with the experience only a master gunfighter can offer. The gang of men go on a crime spree and are converted to outlaws with a ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: theft, runaway, gunshot wound, dishonesty, power relations, friends, vengeance, farm, youth, crimes, chases and races, criminal heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 308
Full Grown Men (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A man stuck in the reveries of his youth tracks down the boyhood friend he once tormented, only to find that simpler times were more complicated than he thought.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: mermaid, amusement park, on the road, fish out of water, haunted by the past, friendship, school, couple relations, friends, disgruntled, family relations, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mother (Bill Cosby), Jugs (Raquel Welch) & Speed (Harvey Keitel) work for a ambulance company competing for a L.A. city contract.
Style: humorous, realistic, biting, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, workplace situations, partners, buddies, disorder, fighting the system, rivalry, underdog, friends, contests and competitions, chase, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President and General Custer.
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: culture clash, politics, old west, artists and showbiz, legends and myths, celebrity culture, cons and scams, buddies, leadership, imperialism, ambition, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Cowboy Way (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar who went missing there.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cowboy, friendship, chase, missing person, odd couple, fish out of water, crimes, rivalry, buddies, disorder, gunfight, outlaw gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, usa, cuba, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Everything Must Go (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tony is a homosexual law student who quits his studies. With a van and a handful of cash, he hits the road hoping to become a salesman. This, however, turns out to be harder than he expected.
Style: offbeat, witty, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, disorder, gender, friends, foe turned friend, working the system, on the road, youth, buddies, cons and scams, nothing goes right, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 1K
Wanda Nevada (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the American Southwest of the 1950s, middle-aged vagabond Beaudray Demerille survives as a cardsharp who moves from town to town. But his latest victory brings him unwanted spoils in the form of Wanda Nevada, a fiery 13-year-old. At first ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gambling, ghost, treasure hunt, partners, buddies, dishonesty, nanny, friendship, coming of age, redemption, sexual abuse, desert ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, nevada, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The White Horse (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Western
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claimed by his grandmother, who lives in a Mexican village, Joselito begins the journey from Spain. Once there, while traveling in a stagecoach, is assaulted by bandits. Joselito manages to escape and, walking aimlessly, he meets Antoine, a rider ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: horse, family, young heroes, family relations, friends, rescue, friendship, escapades, adventure, danger, youth, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Crossing the Bridge (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A film about three high school friends who find their happy-go-lucky existence tarnished forever the instant they get embroiled in a drug-running scheme that goes awry. When things start getting messy, they rue the day they agreed to the venture; ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friendship, coming of age, youth, thirtysomething life, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, suburban life, down on your luck, life is a bitch, social misfits, addiction ...
Time: 90s, year 1975
Place: detroit, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 788
Showdown (1973)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two men who have been friends since childhood find themselves on opposite ends of the law.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, fugitives, chases and races, friends, friendship, chase, love and romance, crimes, criminal heroes, betrayal, americana, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: sentimental, witty, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, divorce, midlife crisis, vacation, couple relations, love and romance, best friends, self discovery, family problems, couples, partners, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 2K
29th Street (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the life of Frank Pesce (Danny Aiello), an actor who won $6 million in the first New York State Lottery in 1976, this comedy focuses on the tight-knit Italian-American neighborhood in Brooklyn where Pesce grew up. It's also the story ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: lottery, gambling, crimes, self discovery, gang, family relations, dishonesty, society, introspection, gangsters, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 127
Heartaches (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young wife becomes pregnant, but the child's father is not her husband. Afraid to tell him, she leaves home, and meets an outgoing, free-spirited woman on a bus. Although the two are polar opposites, the wife moves in with the young woman, ...
Style: offbeat, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: abortion, pregnancy, couples, partners, buddies, friendship, alcohol abuse, love and romance, romance, infidelity, factory, friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Monkey in Winter (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a man who has stopped drinking- and then dreaming- and who thanks to a young man who tries to forget a lost love in alcohol will turn drunk again during an exciting night.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alcohol abuse, couples, buddies, friendship, partners, small town life, alcoholic, drinking, world war two, post war, temptation, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: france, europe, normandy, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hunting Elephants (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this hilarious crime comedy, a gifted 12-year-old boy and three elderly men plan a bank robbery in order to seek revenge on the institution for cheating the youngster after the death of his father.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, biting
Plot: partners, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, friendship, friends, elderly, disorder, youth, one last job, retirement home, dishonesty, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.7
 338
Cold Feet (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The leader of a group of misfits, his girlfriend and an assassin have devised a bizarre plan to smuggle stolen jewelry over the US/Mexican border. They implant the jewelry in a racing horse.
Style: realistic, cynical, suspenseful, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: criminal heroes, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes, hitman, on the run, psychopath, crime, down on your luck, deadly, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%