Movies like Wooly Boys

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Wooly Boys (2001)
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Wooly Boys (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Grizzled North Dakota rancher Stoney heads to the big city to see his daughter and winds up bonding with the grandson he never knew in this heartwarming tale. Stoney's city-bred grandson, Charles, tricks him into getting help for a serious health issue. But with the aid of his rancher pal, Stoney escapes the hospital with Charles in tow.
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Plot: terminal illness, ranch, social differences, fish out of water, parents and children, family life, human nature, redemption, escapades, culture clash, sheep, on the road, family relations, misfit, hopes, urban, city life, coming of age, golden years, daughter, grandparent grandchild relationship, cowboy, fbi, hospital, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north dakota, minneapolis minnesota

Most similar movies to Wooly Boys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about family relations, parents and children, disorder, family life, fish out of water, couples and society mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Wooly Boys: Manna from Heaven (2002), A Boss in the Living Room (2014), One Day in Europe (2005), Mobsters and Mormons (2005), The Tuche Family (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Manna from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Manna From Heaven is a comedic fable about what happens when you get a gift from God (a financial windfall), but many years later you find out it was a just a loan and it's due immediately. Once upon a time, many years ago, a neighborhood in ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, friends, family life, parents and children, love and romance, nothing goes right, buddies, single parent, religions or cults, unlikely couple, teaching the ways of the world, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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95%
A Boss in the Living Room (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cristina lives a peaceful life until her older brother Ciro, who has to attend a trial, asks to spend house arrests at Cristina’s home.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, hidden identity, life turned upside down, family life, misfit, society, culture clash, family relations, couple relations, dishonesty, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
One Day in Europe (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One day in Europe shows stories set in four European countries. All of them involve thievery in some way or the other. The protagonists are strangers in the respective country. For none of them their stay turns out as planned.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, disorder, crimes, lifestyle, performer's life, dishonesty, society, communication problem, travel, artists and showbiz, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, russia, spain, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 ⇓
66%
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Mobsters and Mormons (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mafia family from New Jersey is placed in the witness relocation program to an all-Mormon community in Utah.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, culture clash, fish out of water, hidden identity, society, starting over, gangsters, teenage life, crimes, family relations, parents and children, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, new jersey, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: family relations, nothing goes right, actor's life, parents and children, family life, youth, child prodigy, disorder, childhood, culture clash, family, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Tuche Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Everyone in the village of Bouzolles knows the Tuche family, who live by the philosophy "Man is not made to work." Despite their lack of money, they strive to be happy... that is, until their hand-to-mouth existence is turned on its head. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Plot: social differences, lottery, life turned upside down, fish out of water, eccentric family, society, family life, culture clash, misfit, disorder, family relations, wealth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france, monaco, europe, monte carlo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Gym Teacher: The Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dave Stweie was America's hope for the gold in the 1988 Seoul Games.... until he ran face first into the vault. After Suffering humiliation on a global scale, Dave eventually faded into obscurity and became a gym teacher. A gym teacher with the ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, teachers and students, family life, school, redemption, athlete's life, lifestyle, rivalry, contests and competitions, hopes, youth, storage unit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Cookout (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to throw a barbeque at his place -- just like the ones his family used to have. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, biting ...
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, social differences, family gatherings, family life, chaos and mayhem, sport team, disorder, family relations, social relations, society, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Dad (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A busy executive (Ted Danson) learns during a meeting that his mother may be dying and rushes home to her side. He ends up being his father's caretaker and becomes closer to him (Jack Lemmon) than ever before. Estranged from his own son (Ethan ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: father son relationship, aging, parents and children, hopes, family life, hospital, terminal illness, family drama, heart attack, doctors, family bonds, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.5
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Ay Lav Yu (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ibrahim returns to Tinne, along with his girlfriend, Jessica, but will the tiny village become their new home?
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: culture clash, village, homecoming, social differences, couples, couple relations, meet the parents, fish out of water, society, parents and children, family relations, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Feed the Fish (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Follows the journey of Joe Peterson, a burned out children's book writer who's approaching a midlife crisis.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, midlife crisis, writer's life, unfulfillment, misfit, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, social relations, fall in love, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
All That Glitters (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ely and Lila are like sisters. They know each other since childhood,they share everything and dream of a better life.they live in the same suburb, 10mn from Paris. Today,Ely and Lila dont want to be 10mn away from their life anymore.from small ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, parents and children, social differences, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, ambition, lifestyle, best friends, society, mother daughter relationship, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Take the Trash (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jesper Jensen is a successful IT salesman who stops at nothing, even if it means backstabbing his best friend. Being number one in the company and having a beautiful wife and a lovely home, Jesper seems to lead a perfect life, but one day his ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, self discovery, reluctant partners, fish out of water, life turned upside down, workplace, community service, social differences, disorder, society, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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 ⇓
51%
Maria, ihm schmeckt's nicht! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jan decides to marry his girl-friend Sara, he is not aware of his opponent: her father, who is an Italian.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, disorder, couple relations, culture clash, meet the parents, parents and children, misfit, village, couples, silly humor, society, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Odd Mom Out (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Acclaimed author Jill Kargman plays a version of herself as she navigates the treacherous and elite ecosystem of New York's Upper East Side, and the uber-wealthy mommy clique inhabiting this fantastically outrageous domain.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, misfit, fish out of water, couples, best friends, disorder, strong female presence, couple relations, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Pleasure of His Company (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Just as San Francisco debutante, Jessica Poole, is set to get married, her absentee father arrives, disrupting the household of his ex-wife. Is he there to break up the wedding? Or to steal back his ex-wife? Or is Pogo finally ready to be a ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: couples, breakup, human nature, parents and children, family life, wedding, estrangement, family relations, romance, love and romance, football player, cowboy boots ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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It's Under My Skin (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All his life, African-American Renato has been raised in an Italian-American family. Completely unaware that he is Black, his life is upended when his birth parents materialize, causing Renato to examine what he true heritage is.
Style: humorous, touching, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, lifestyle, family relations, friends, society, culture clash, male nudity, adoption, african american, abandoned baby, delicatessen, animal shelter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself - The Play (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Madea gets sick, her family comes to her aid. What they don't realize is that they're the ones who need her help. As always, Madea's cockeyed outlook on life saves the day and guarantees side-splitting laughs along the way.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family problems, goofy hero, family relations, nothing goes right, fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, disorder, theater, siblings relations, prison life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Black-ish (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, african american, family life, family, social differences, disorder, society, fish out of water, social relations, racial issues, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Help Gone Mad (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kind and lazy Jenya comes to Moscow from small village in Belarus for earnings. Criminal incident unexpectedly separates Jenya from companions and leaves him alone without money and documents. He has no friends or relatives in this big and hostile ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, odd couple, parents and children, human nature, teaching the ways of the world, buddies, golden years, elderly, mentally unstable, stranded, poverty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mind the Gap (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two girls of different background, one a immigrant from Turkey and the other a girl that needs to get out of her fathers shadow both apply to the police academy were they become close friends.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, social differences, starting over, society, academy, officers and cadets, family life, hopes, culture clash, fish out of water, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Waltzing Anna (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Charlie Keegan is ordered to serve 6 months as the staff doctor at a second rate retirement home or lose his medical licence after accusations of swindling elderly patients. What the doctor expects will be a brief interruption from his lucrative ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: doctors and patients, golden years, elderly, moral dilemma, workplace, couples, love and romance, mental illness, fall in love, introspection, hopes, idealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Thing About My Folks (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben's dad Sam shows up one night with a note from Ben's mother (Sam's wife of 46 years), that she has left. While Ben's wife and his three sisters try to find her, Ben takes Sam on a day trip to see a farmhouse that's for ...
Style: talky, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: golden years, father son relationship, family relations, on the road, parents and children, self discovery, love and romance, husband wife relationship, adventure, escapades, parents separation, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Caterina in the Big City (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When her father, Giancarlo is transferred to Rome from the small country town of Montalto Di Castro, Caterina, a 12 years old girl, will discover her new classmates, a totally new world, an ambient extremely divided politically.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: youth, obsession, social differences, fish out of water, friendship, teenage life, lifestyle, politics, society, human nature, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Keeping Up with the Steins (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All hilarity breaks loose in this heartwarming coming-of-age comedy when three generations of Fiedlers collide in a crazy family reunion. As they prepare for the biggest Bar Mitzvah on the block, they begin to see that they're much more alike ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: rabbi, eccentric family, social differences, family gatherings, family life, lifestyle, couples, estrangement, parents and children, coming of age, satire, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new mexico, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Where's the Party Yaar? (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is based on Sunil Thakkar's own experiences running and throwing parties for the Music Masala radio station, and having to discriminate between "Fresh off the Boat" Indians and the more fashionable, hip, Americanized Indians. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sexy, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: party, youth, disorder, fish out of water, teenage love, love and romance, lifestyle, odd couple, culture clash, college, prediction, hindu ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, asia, texas, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Good Intentions (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Meet Etta Milford. Loving Wife. Doting Mother. Armed Robber. Etta's husband constantly blows their money on make-shift inventions. When she decides to secretly take "investment" matters into her own hands - things quickly go awry! ...
Style: uplifting, not serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: couple relations, couples, crime gone awry, small town life, disorder, eccentric family, small town, family life, lifestyle, hidden identity, parents and children, feminism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%