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The Honkers (1972)
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The Honkers (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An over-the-hill rodeo champion is so self-centered that he ignores his wife, son, and best friend.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: rodeo cowboy, athlete's life, couple relations, country, family problems, family in crisis, marital problem, cowboy, friendship, marijuana, freedom, beer, rodeo, temper, son, husband wife relationship, oil well, pool table, brandy, bull riding
Time: 70s
Place: new mexico, usa

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Most similar movies to The Honkers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about family relations, family problems, couple relations, couples, parents and children, friendship and friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Honkers: Expecting (2013), The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008), Below the Belt (1980), The Talent Given Us (2004), Chapter Two (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Expecting (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friends, pregnancy, best friends, couple relations, friendship, family relations, life turned upside down, baby, woman, adoption, weakness, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, family problems, couples, homecoming, dysfunctional family, love and romance, couple relations, eccentric family, parents and children, estrangement, family life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.3
 163
Below the Belt (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A close-up look at the turbulent world of women's professional wrestling as a New York City waitress decides to become a professional wrestler.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: wrestling, sport, rivalry, ambition, wrestler, women's wrestling, travelogue
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Talent Given Us (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired New York City couple drive across country to reconnect with their reclusive son, joined by their two unmarried daughters.
Style: humorous, touching, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, on the road, eccentric family, elderly, family problems, cross country, reunion, family in crisis, parents and children, estrangement, golden years, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Chapter Two (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off. And just when things are moving along, the memory of his first wife comes between them.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, widower, couples, artists and showbiz, love and romance, romance, couple relations, starting over, love affair, death in the family, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.5
 494
Rich Kids (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two 12 year olds, the products of Upper West Side broken homes, struggle to make sense of their parents lives and their own adolescent feelings
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, talky, realistic ...
Plot: friends, divorce, best friends, bittersweet, family problems, couples, meaningful kiss, family relations, friendship, family life, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.5
 278
Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lonely since his wife left him and alienated from his daughter, a cantankerous voice-over artist strikes up an unlikely friendship with his regular deliveryman. Many suburbs away, an elderly widow loses her license to drive and turns to her wry ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: love and romance, couples, couple relations, friendship, friends, estrangement, unfulfillment, golden years, lifestyle, aging, loneliness, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Family Tree (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mother and wife stricken with memory loss allows a dysfunctional family a second chance at harmony and happiness.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, family problems, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, suburban life, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Nothing Like the Holidays (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It’s Christmastime and the far-flung members of the Rodriguez family are converging at their parents’ home in Chicago to celebrate the season and rejoice in their youngest brother’s safe return from combat overseas.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: family problems, homecoming, parents and children, family gatherings, couple relations, couples, family in crisis, siblings relations, christmas, priest, winter, christmas dinner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Bastards of Young (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Welcome to adulthood! When two early-30s couples celebrate their last annual Halloween party in New York, they are confronted with sex, lies, and unspoken drama which tests their relationships and futures.
Style: touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couples, couple relations, introspection, best friends, friends, thirtysomething life, crumbling marriage, friendship, divorce, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Marie and Bruce (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in the life of a couple trapped in a sadomasochistic relationship. When Marie decides to break up with Bruce, their conversation devolves into a torrent of foul-mouthed rippings and ferociously humorous musings on their marriage, love, hate ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous, biting ...
Plot: couple relations, introspection, dysfunctional family, family problems, crumbling marriage, unsupportive spouse, urban, city life, couples, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Motherhood (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Motherhood is a comedy written and directed by Katherine Dieckmann, and stars Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards and Minnie Driver. Shot on location in New York’s West Village, focuses on the dilemmas of motherhood, such as marriage, work, and self, ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, family life, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, friends, disorder, couples, lifestyle, feminism, city life ...
Place: usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Perfect Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kathleen Turner stars as suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary, who has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish, her final test is introducing her family to the board for the ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: dysfunctional family, church, religions or cults, family problems, couples, society, physical appearance, parents and children, couple relations, gender, gays and lesbians, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, odd couple, fish out of water, disorder, rivalry, buddies, crimes, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico, usa, cuba, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Flats (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Flats tells a cautionary tale of friendship and desire played out among a group of 20-somethings transitioning into adulthood. Main character Harper and his buddies make the most of their freedom prior to an impending court-ordered jail ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, youth, love and romance, human nature, unemployment, friendship, friendship between men, coming of age, friends, courtroom drama, siblings relations, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Isn't It Delicious (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Joan Weldon discovers she is dying of lung cancer, she sets out to reconcile her dysfunctional relationships with her three children, her husband, and along the way, her former best friend. The family's destructive ways are offset by messy ...
Style: humorous, touching, sincere, realistic, semi serious
Plot: parents and children, self discovery, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, family life, terminal illness, bittersweet, one night stand, husband wife relationship, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth Alison Gray is just your average suburban 11-year old waiting for adolescence to arrive when she finds out her whole life has been a lie. With only her imagination to guide her, she runs away to find the truth.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adoption, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, obsessive quest, self discovery, family problems, family in crisis, hopes, youth, on the road, life turned upside down ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Motel (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Ernest Chin lives and works at a sleazy hourly-rate motel on a strip of desolate suburban bi-way. Misunderstood by his family and blindly careening into puberty, Ernest befriends Sam Kim, a self-destructive yet charismatic Korean ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: human nature, family problems, power relations, youth, misfit, life is a bitch, hotel, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, friendship between men, mother son relationship, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Tim Alexander's A Mother's Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Regina Reynolds is a strong black woman in the truest sense -- but her taste for the good life doesn't necessarily include her husband, Marcus, or her daughter, Monica. It's going to take a mother's unconditional love to pray Regina ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, christian film
Plot: couple relations, family relations, couples, family problems, strong female presence, family life, dysfunctional family, parents and children, christian, gospel, black romance, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Daughters, Daughters (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this Israeli comedy, a father is afraid that after having sired eight daughters, that he will never produce a son.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous, touching
Plot: family relations, obsession, parents and children, couple relations, gender, hopes, social relations, machismo, father daughter relationship, genetics, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Period of Adjustment (1962)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: George Haverstick, a Korean war veteran, hastily marries Isabel, whom he met in hospital while he was recovering from a nervous condition. To Isabel's horror, they drive to Florida on their honeymoon in an old hearse. They spend much of the ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, couples, adult virgin, friends, crumbling marriage, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, christmas, motel, impotence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, touching, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, parents and children, americana, social differences, social relations, love and romance, youth, save the day, family relations, father son relationship, coping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Brooklyn Lobster (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state
Style: humorous, emotional, captivating, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: family business, save the day, family relations, restaurant, family problems, working class, family in crisis, siblings relations, parents and children, society, estrangement, bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, couple relations, wilderness, friends, couples, family problems, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Story of Luke (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sheltered by his grandparents, Luke, a young man with autism, is thrust into a world that doesn't expect anything from him. But Luke is on a quest for a job and true love. And he isn't taking no for an answer.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: looking for love, self discovery, disability, power relations, family problems, family relations, workplace situations, dysfunctional family, boss and employee, job seeking, misfit, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 915
Last Weekend (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an affluent matriarch gathers her dysfunctional family for a holiday at their Northern California lake house, her carefully constructed weekend begins to come apart at the seams, leading her to question her own role in the family.
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: family problems, siblings relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, friendship, strong female presence, bittersweet, aging, dealing with death, death in the family, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Gilded Cage (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the beautiful area of ​​Paris, Maria and José Ribeiro lived for almost thirty years on the ground floor of a Haussmann building, in their dear little lodge.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: inheritance, family life, homecoming, nothing goes right, family problems, getting home, society, disorder, couples, couple relations, friendship, concierge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: offbeat, feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: cowboy, animal life, farm, buddies, crimes, best friends, partners, friends, human nature, friendship, introspection, switching roles ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Best Man Down (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A newlywed couple cancels their honeymoon and returns to the snowy Midwest to make the funeral arrangements for their best man, who died unexpectedly after their ceremony.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: honeymoon, friendship, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, newlyweds, couples, dealing with death, wedding, teenager, mother daughter relationship, older man younger woman relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Darling Companion (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pets, couple relations, family life, family problems, crumbling marriage, golden years, disorder, love and romance, unfulfillment, parents and children, lifestyle, search ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%