Movies like Diamond Men

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Diamond Men (2000)
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Diamond Men (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After 30 years on the road, a veteran jewellery salesman is forced to show his young replacement the tricks of the trade. But when the kid introduces him to the ladies of the "Altoona Riding Club," the old dog is introduced to a whole new set of "tricks."
Style: touching, feel good, ironic, cynical, twists and turns, talky, road movie, thought provoking, clever, enigmatic ...
Plot: aging, mentor, character study, self discovery, introspection, heist, crimes, partners, workplace situations, mentor protege relationship, unlikely friendships, prostitute, diamond, dog, catastrophe, business, gambling, doctors, relationships, women, loneliness, friendship, death, hip hop, tragedy ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, australia, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Diamond Men

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, melancholic and talky films with plots about friendship, loneliness, storytelling, runaway, life philosophy, redemption and friends mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Diamond Men: Scarecrow (1973), Spring Forward (1999), American Buffalo (1996), 10 Items or Less (2006), Leaving No Trace (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Scarecrow (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two drifters bum around, visit earthy women and discuss opening a car wash in Pittsburgh.
Style: road movie, atmospheric, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Plot: friendship, drifter, road trip, on the road, prison, attempted rape, character study, violence, self discovery, introspection, hitchhiking, car wash ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, denver colorado, new jersey, pennsylvania, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Spring Forward (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the seasons change in a Connecticut town, two men of different age and backgrounds who work together outdoors for the local park system, share thoughts and feelings that gradually deepen into a relationship approaching father and son. Paul is ...
Style: realistic, talky, touching, harsh, bleak ...
Plot: working class, friendship, humanity, aids, culture clash, writers, weapons, vengeance, unlikely friendships, transformation, crime gone awry, courage ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
American Buffalo (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three inner-city losers plan a robbery of a valuable coin in a seedy second-hand junk shop.
Style: talky, stylized, bleak, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: betrayal, crimes, heist, happy ending, homeless, great dialogue, caper, satire, diner, tantrum, relationships, culture clash ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An actor who is considering the role of a supermarket manager arrives at a grocery store on the outskirts of Los Angeles to do some field research. He subsequently becomes stranded, without a car or cell phone, and accepts a ride home with Scarlet, ...
Style: feel good, road movie, humorous, touching, witty ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, introspection, road trip, research, on the road, mentor, job interview, movie star, shopping, friends, stranger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, tokyo, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Leaving No Trace (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A woman steals from her drug-dealer boyfriend and runs away. She meets a sympathetic woman on the way who helps her escape.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, friendship, self discovery, society, partners, drug dealing, on the road, travel, hitchhiker, escape, buddies, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rebelling against his dreary life in a small Arizona town, salesman Nick abandons his girlfriend, Beth, and strikes out onto the highway in search of... something else. Encouraged by her best friend, Carol, Beth reluctantly accepts the romantic ...
Style: clever, stylized, thought provoking, twists and turns, visually appealing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, friends, small town, deaf man, solitude, weapons, dysfunctional family, shopping, rat, farce, highway, road trip ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, california, usa, las vegas, tucson arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
You Can Count on Me (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely-seen younger brother returns to town.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single mother, brother sister relationship, workplace, character study, introspection, love and romance, drifter, free spirited, family secret, parents and children, hopes, bank ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Old Joy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two old pals reunite for a camping trip in Oregon's Cascade Mountains.
Style: atmospheric, talky, lyrical, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: road trip, friendship, map, hopes, buddies, partners, on the road, couples, thirtysomething life, liberal, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, new jersey, tokyo, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Clean and Sober (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hotshot real estate salesman Daryl has a bad cocaine habit. After embezzling his company's money, he wakes up next to a girl who overdosed. To hide from the police, he checks into a rehabilitation program guaranteeing anonymity. Under the ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, compassionate, melancholic ...
Plot: addiction, redemption, drug addiction, introspection, drug abuse, alcoholic, yuppie, tragedy, character study, crime gone awry, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, philadelphia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
I'm Not Rappaport (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When he is threatened with retirement, Nat battles on his behalf. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, talky, not serious, witty ...
Plot: friendship, aging, life philosophy, odd couple, partners, elderly, couples, retiring, crimes, apartment building, lie, african american ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Rambling Rose (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose's appearence and personality is such that all men fall for her, and Rose knows it. She can't help herself ...
Style: erotic, sexy, emotional, touching, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, love, self discovery, love and romance, prostitute, dysfunctional family, unlikely friendships, adolescence, redemption, family relations, introspection, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1971, 1920s
Place: georgia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Camilla (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Freda Lopez, an aspiring musician, travels with her husband to the beautiful beaches of Georgia where she befriends Camilla, an odd and exotic elderly woman who plays the violin. When the two embark on a journey together, Camilla reclaims a lost ...
Style: feel good, sincere, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, couples, aging, elderly, self discovery, road trip, girl, kidnapping, friends, filmmaking, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: cincinnati ohio, georgia, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: J.R. is a typical Italian-American on the streets of New York. When he gets involved with a local girl, he decides to get married and settle down, but when he learns that she was once raped, he cannot handle it. More explicitly linked with Catholic ...
Style: sexy, talky, intellectual, light, dramatic ...
Plot: male nudity, friendship, violence, catholicism, redemption, morality, female nudity, sex, rape, sexual fantasy, violent, crime gone awry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, europe, italy, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: small town, father son relationship, redemption, justice, self discovery, family relations, parents and children, aging, elderly, retirement, family reunited, generation gap ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, new york state, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
River of Grass (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Cozy, a dissatisfied housewife, meets Lee at a bar. A drink turns into a home break-in, and a gun shot sends them on the run together, thinking they've committed murder.
Style: road movie, witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: lovers on the run, travel, runaway, on the road, crimes, partners, love and romance, friendship, couples, heist, friends, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, everglades, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Everything Must Go (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an alcoholic relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. A new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.
Style: realistic, touching, visually appealing, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, friendship, addiction, unemployment, salesman, loneliness, tragedy, character study, self discovery, starting over, marital problem, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona, new jersey, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
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Passion Fish (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Soap actress May-Alice Culhane is paralyzed from the waist down in an accident. She returns to her old home in Louisiana, where she proceeds to drink quite steadily and to drive away five personal attendants in the first twenty minutes of the movie. ...
Style: sexy, thought provoking, talky, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: disability, friendship, swamp, paraplegic, physical therapy, bittersweet, melancholy, crime gone awry, suicide attempt, destiny, solitude, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
World Traveler (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After hitting the road a man encounters characters that make him realize the importance of family.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, road movie, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, introspection, self discovery, obsessive quest, starting over, family problems, family in crisis, couple relations, parents and children, family life, human nature, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.3
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Drunks (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the beginning of a nightly Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, Jim seems particularly troubled. His sponsor encourages him to talk that night, the first time in seven months, so he does - and leaves the meeting right after. As Jim wanders the night, ...
Style: realistic, talky, visually appealing, splatter, stylized ...
Plot: alcoholic, alcohol abuse, drug addiction, support group, self discovery, redemption, addiction, drug abuse, drug addict, drugs, heroin, group therapy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Boys Life: Three Stories of Love, Lust, and Liberation (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Each of the three short films in this collection presents a young gay man at the threshold of adulthood. In "Pool Days," Justin is a 17-year old Bethesda lad, hired as the evening life guard at a fitness center. In the course of the ...
Style: sexy, feel good, stylized, allegory, visually appealing ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, coming of age, sexuality, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), revenge, loneliness, mentor, runaway, redemption, lone hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, emotional, feel good, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: small town, friendship, lesbian, small town life, self discovery, feminism, midlife crisis, tomboy, cannibalism, women, domestic violence, lesbian subtext ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: alabama, southern usa, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Wheels (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two suicidal paraplegic junkies hustle their way through the city streets trying to find a reason to live.
Style: touching, semi serious, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: junkie, paraplegic, friendship, disability, introspection, cause and meaning, self discovery, suicide, life, loneliness, bittersweet, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
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Me and Will (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two women with a passion for motorcycles meet while going through rehab. When they discover they've both longed to ride Captain America's red, white, and blue chopper from Easy Rider, they escape the rehab clinic and hit the highway in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, touching ...
Plot: biker, addiction, motorcycle, drug addiction, road trip, on the road, alcohol abuse, self discovery, drug abuse, human nature, clinic, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.9
 77K
Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, funny, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, heist, robbery, theft, dark humor, thief, sibling relationship, self discovery, disorder, nothing goes right, cons and scams, partners in crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, austin texas, 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: sexy, talky, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: divorce, friendship, bittersweet, love, runaway, character study, parenthood, vacation, unlikely friendships, stereotypes, life philosophy, relationships ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Trip to Bountiful (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Carrie Watts is living the twilight of her life trapped in an apartment in 1940's Houston, Texas with a controlling daughter-in-law and a hen-pecked son. Her fondest wish -- just once before she dies -- is to revisit Bountiful, the small Texas ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, feel good, road movie ...
Plot: journey, aging, redemption, small town, escape, homecoming, bus, old age, on the road, old woman, southern belle, mentor ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Prime Gig (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pendelton "Penny" Wise is a smooth-talking con-artist who makes a living by scamming people with phoney travel comp vacations over the phone when, desperate for more fast cash, he's called to work for a shady, veteran con businessman, ...
Style: tense, semi serious, twists and turns, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: cons and scams, couples, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, workplace situations, boss and employee, greed, fall in love, gambling, marketing, performer's life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, humorous, touching, poignant, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: heist, senior citizen, bank robbery, aging, elderly, bittersweet, robbery, caper, mentor, organized crime, race issues, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Spitfire Grill (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Percy, upon being released from prison, goes to the small town of Gillead, to find a place where she can start over again. She is taken in by Hannah, to help out at her place, the Spitfire Grill. Percy brings change to the small town, stirring ...
Style: sexy, christian film, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, family outing
Plot: small town, prison, friendship, bittersweet, self discovery, solitude, death, hospital, redemption, runaway, greed, segregation ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, vermont, usa, ohio, new england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Go-Getter (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his mother dies, a teenager takes a road-trip in a stolen car to find his long-lost brother. Along the way he discovers a profound connection with the car-owner and with himself as well.
Style: melancholic, ironic, enigmatic, semi serious, road movie ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: coming of age, road trip, self discovery, teenage life, introspection, parents and children, love and romance, human nature, car thief, lifestyle, obsessive quest, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: california, new jersey, oregon, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%