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, truck, negotiation, quarantine, auction, rooster, goat, checkers, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, sonora

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Most similar movies to Pocket Money

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about friends, friendship, partners, buddies, crimes, disorder and redemption mostly in Comedy, Drama and Western genres. Some movies like Pocket Money: Scandalous John (1971), No Sweat (1975), Bad Day to Go Fishing (2009), Backtrack! (1969), Slap Shot (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friendship, immigrants, rancher, ranch, buddies, dishonesty, adventure, rivalry, hopes, friends, farm, righting the wronged ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.2
 233
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, offbeat, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: cowboy, criminal heroes, misfit, partners, heroes, farce, escape, crimes, dishonesty, soul music, cons and scams, old west ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: semi serious, captivating, humorous, exciting, offbeat ...
Plot: wrestling, friendship, partners, contests and competitions, friends, odd couple, unsuccessful, ambition, escapades, rivalry, travel, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.0
 176
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: saga, exciting, realistic, semi serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, heist, chases and races, lone wolves, heroes, dishonesty, crimes, babies and infants, partners, escapades, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: wyoming, mexico, texas, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 7.3
 34K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, small town, hockey, violence, sport, partners, contests and competitions, ambition, underdog, opponent, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: theft, gunshot wound, runaway, crimes, heroes, betrayal, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, chases and races, graphic violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, offbeat, semi serious, realistic, dark humor
Plot: mental institution, escape, friends, captivity, friendship, mental illness, cons and scams, hospital, psychopath, crimes, confined, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, fish out of water, old west, bank robber, partners, crimes, heist, friendship, culture clash, buddies, clergy, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1850s
Place: california, san francisco, poland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental
Plot: friendship, coming of age, lifestyle, society, youth, thirtysomething life, friends, parents and children, human nature, drug dealing, buddies, going straight ...
Time: 70s, 90s, year 1975
Place: detroit, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: on the road, cons and scams, crimes, gays and lesbians, buddies, nothing goes right, youth, dishonesty, gender, unlikely partners, graphic violence, foe turned friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.9
 311
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: mermaid, amusement park, friends, youth, best friends, buddies, partners, fish out of water, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, couple relations, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, touching, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, family relations, artists and showbiz, gender, buddies, human nature, siblings relations, family life, female director, quiz, backstage ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alcohol abuse, couples, friendship, buddies, partners, small town life, alcoholic, post war, world war two, drinking, daydreamer, marines ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: france, europe, normandy, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: humorous, captivating, light, psychological, cynical ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, church, wedding, friendship, self discovery, reunion, buddies, odd couple, addiction, redemption, beach, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Plot: horse, adventure, escapades, youth, danger, young heroes, heroes, family, rescue, musician's life, friendship, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, adventure, friends, terminal illness, wish come true, reunion, homecoming, on the road, self discovery, unfulfillment, tragic hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the US from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising and her NY agent 'the Countess' sends her to his ranch in CA to shoot a commercial, set against the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: on the road, hitchhiking, disorder, friendship, self discovery, obsessive quest, teaching the ways of the world, down on your luck, americana, friends, hidden identity, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, oregon, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 2K
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, realistic, humorous
Plot: friendship, farce, treasure hunt, chase, best friends, buddies, friends, partners, criminal heroes, crimes, society, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friends, friendship, disorder, love and romance, partners, lifestyle, odd couple, infidelity, self discovery, couples, city life, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, midlife crisis, vacation, bittersweet, best friends, partners, friends, couples, family problems, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: ghost, gambling, treasure hunt, betrayal, coming of age, gangsters, crimes, buddies, partners, criminal heroes, nanny, friends ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: nevada, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: old west, con artists, gambler, saloon girl, on the road, gambling, cons and scams, friends, disorder, fall in love, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, suspense, dark humor, biting, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, partners, contests and competitions, buddies, underdog, rivalry, friends, disorder, workplace situations, nothing goes right, fighting the system, chase ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, elderly, friendship, senior citizen, bittersweet, buddies, crimes, golden years, crime, dishonesty, partners, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, girls' night
Plot: cowboy, friendship, chase, missing person, outlaw gang, fish out of water, odd couple, rivalry, buddies, crimes, disorder, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, usa, cuba, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Hunting Elephants (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: See more
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, biting ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, partners, cons and scams, friendship, disorder, friends, elderly, one last job, retirement home, crimes, youth, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 573
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, fall in love, self discovery, looking for love, human nature, best friends, introspection, on the road, hopes, family business, parents and children, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 6K
The Villain (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Handsome Stranger has agreed to escort Charming Jones to collect her inheritance from her father. But Avery Jones wants the money, and hires notorious outlaw Cactus Jack to ambush Charming. However, Cactus Jack is not very good at robbing people.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, chase, cowboy, escapades, nothing goes right, goofy hero, disorder, explosion, train, glue, robbery, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 18K
Nobody's Fool (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with Carl's young wife Toby. Sully's long- ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: small town, redemption, self discovery, elderly, aging, family relations, parents and children, generation gap, family reunited, hopes, retirement, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, realistic, semi serious, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, interracial relations, satire, heroes, chase, scalp, friends, tough heroes, righting the wronged, vengeance, track down, self discovery ...
Time: 60s
Place: latin america, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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