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 redemption 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: offbeat, realistic, exciting, witty, humorous ...
Plot: cowboy, cons and scams, partners, dishonesty, disorder, buddies, music, criminal heroes, crimes, heroes, misfit, injustice ...
⇓ 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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: mental institution, captivity, misfit, buddies, friends, mental illness, friendship, psychopath, hospital, confined, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friendship, rancher, ranch, crimes, forces of nature, rich and poor, adventure, immigrants, escapades, old west, dishonesty, partners ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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, heist, lone wolves, heroes, escapades, chases and races, rivalry, chase, danger, babies and infants, crimes, friends ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, usa, texas, latin america, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: feel good, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: friends, friendship, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, family relations, family life, buddies, human nature, gender, childhood, club, performer ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: gloomy, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: wrestling, alcohol abuse, odd couple, aging, friends, drugs/alcohol, unsuccessful, social relations, ambition, misfit, friendship, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, feel good, exciting, cynical, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ice hockey, sport, small town, sport team, violence, contests and competitions, hockey, partners, ambition, underdog, opponent, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: feel good, realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Plot: gambler, saloon girl, disorder, partners, dishonesty, misfit, gambling, prostitute, rivalry, old west, fall in love, on the road ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: uplifting, cynical, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: church, wedding, marriage, vandalism, beach, couple relations, love and romance, addiction, self discovery, infidelity, friends, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: youth, friendship, on the road, terminal illness, tragic hero, homecoming, self discovery, reunion, best friends, partners, buddies, wish come true ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, treasure hunt, chase, buddies, best friends, friends, against the odds, animal life, prison, adoption, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: heist, friendship, elderly, senior citizen, friends, partners, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, human nature, unlikely criminals, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: cult film, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, chase, tough heroes, righting the wronged, friends, rescue, gang, partners, buddies, fugitives, on the run, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, mexico, 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunshot wound, runaway, theft, power relations, betrayal, chases and races, teaching the ways of the world, heroes, crimes, friends, gang, farm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: touching, semi serious, sentimental, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: mermaid, amusement park, disgruntled, friends, buddies, partners, couples, self discovery, family relations, looking for sex, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, biting, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, buddies, fighting the system, partners, disorder, workplace situations, friends, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, rivalry, chase, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: culture clash, politics, buddies, leadership, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, legends and myths, imperialism, old west, ambition, racism ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.7
 556
Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A retired teacher and a soap star leave their routines and the men in their lives behind and embark on a weekend trip.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, fall in love, on the road, looking for love, introspection, human nature, best friends, parents and children, hopes, family business, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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: realistic, offbeat, witty, humorous, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, crimes, cons and scams, youth, friends, foe turned friend, working the system, gender, gays and lesbians, unlikely partners, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
All Is Bright (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two French Canadian ne’er-do-wells travel to New York City with a scheme to a get rich quick selling Christmas trees.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, fish out of water, nothing goes right, reluctant partners, going straight, odd couple, partners, disorder, misfit, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, outlaw gang, odd couple, fish out of water, buddies, disorder, rivalry, crimes, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, cuba, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: humorous, realistic, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: gambling, ghost, treasure hunt, cons and scams, criminal heroes, down on your luck, gangsters, friends, desert, good versus evil, sexual abuse, redemption ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, nevada, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: horse, danger, youth, family relations, friends, rescue, friendship, kidnapping, family, adventure, heroes, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Plot: friendship, coming of age, partners, buddies, human nature, lifestyle, society, alcohol abuse, addiction, betrayal, youth, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, year 1975
Place: detroit, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: love triangle, fugitives, betrayal, chase, friendship, friends, crimes, track down, love and romance, wooing, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, hopes, crumbling marriage, couples, best friends, family relations, friends, self discovery, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: lottery, gambling, love and romance, down on your luck, crimes, gangsters, hopes, society, introspection, parents and children, gang, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, humorous, emotional, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: abortion, friends, family relations, romance, love and romance, pregnancy, alcohol abuse, factory, friendship, infidelity, partners, buddies ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 4K
Duck Season (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Flama and Moko are fourteen years old; they have been best friends since they were kids. They have everything they need to survive yet another boring Sunday: an apartment without parents, videogames, porn magazines, soft drinks and pizza delivery.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, meditative, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: youth, disagreement, buddies, dull life, friendship, teenage life, teenage boy, marijuana, girl next door, life philosophy, video game, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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