Movies like Dogpound Shuffle

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Dogpound Shuffle (1975)
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Dogpound Shuffle (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man who has lost his beloved pet dog enlists the help of a young drifter in finding the animal. This leads to a series of misadventures, including a confrontation with a hulking dog-pound worker and a stint providing the entertainment at a millionaire's party.
Plot: song and dance, male friendship, dog, friendship, bum, drifter, performer, dog movie

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Most similar movies to Dogpound Shuffle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about friendship, male friendship, friends, friend, dog, male female relationship and husband wife relationship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Dogpound Shuffle: The Liar (1981), Digger (1993), Dancing Quietly (2016), All My Friends Part 2 (1982), The Most Beautiful Day (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 484
The Liar (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, West Germany
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Talkative, hyperactive young drifter Ville Alfa goes around Helsinki, basically trying to borrow money from friends and strangers by means of an incessant delivery of quirky and snappy quasi-intellectual lines and fabricated excuses.
Style: student film
Plot: male female relationship, loan, bum, drifter, money problems, selfishness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, liar, friendship, lie, restaurant, beer ...
Place: helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.6
 179
Digger (1993)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy is sent to live with relatives when his parents break up. He befriends a dying boy who has an eerie connection with nature.
Plot: boy, psychic, dog, friendship, father son relationship, heart disease, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Dancing Quietly (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 69 min.
Story: After many dark years of depression Luca seeks to gain her high school diploma. Her little dog Mata helps her to find motivation and keep a positive attitude towards life...
Plot: drugs, female nudity, kitchen, sex scene, attempted rape, dog, mother daughter relationship, friendship, partying
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
All My Friends Part 2 (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. All My Friends Part 2 (Italian: Amici miei Atto II) is a 1982 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Monicelli. It is the sequel to Amici miei of 1975. The movie features Paolo Stoppa in one of his last roles. ...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: joke, male friendship, friend
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Most Beautiful Day (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The quirky, overambitious pianist Andi (33) and the more laid back and relaxed Benno (36) have just one thing in common: They will both die soon. So the two of them decide after some trouble at the hospice, to have the most awesome day before its ...
Plot: terminal illness, road trip, barefoot male, male friendship, friend, friendship between men, friendship, narcolepsy, male objectification, illness, man in swimsuit, sunbathing
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.7
 8K
4th Man Out (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Adam is your average working-class guy living in small-town America. He's an auto mechanic who spends his free time with his tight-knit band of bros, Chris, Nick and Ortu, with whom he does everything—poker, video games, shooting hoops, ...
Style: realistic, sweet, harsh, melancholic, witty ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gay, friendship, coming out, sexual identity, lgbt, dating, sexual orientation, male friendship, sexuality, gay kiss, marriage proposal, date ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.8
 194
Aislados (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Adrià arrives at the port of San Antonio in Ibiza. No one has come to collect it. He s searchs "the Frenchman's house" in Santa Agnès, a town in the interior of the island, where Kike expect to spend the weekend. During those days, ...
Plot: friendship, friendship between men, frenchman, midlife crisis, talking about masturbation, male friendship, conversation
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.9
 3K
India (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Heinzi Boesel and Kurt Fellner are two Austrian health inspectors forced to work together, traveling through Austria. Over time a beautiful friendship evolves between the odd couple who couldn't stand each other initially; a friendship that ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, dark humor
Plot: friendship, bribery, cards, dialect, cancer, friends, reluctant partners, romance, unfulfillment, hopes, odd couple, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.9
 15
The Stick Up (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Duke Turnbeau (David Soul) has come to England, in the 1930s, as a way to improve his fortunes. For some reason, he believes that his larcenous ways will bring him prosperity in the country which at one time or another has had rulership over a large ...
Plot: juggler, mud wrestling, fortune, carnival
Time: 1930s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Dog Who Loved Trains (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fugitive girl, a stuntman and a young man who lost his dog quite some time before, are joining together on a trip to reach each of their own destination. A youngster gets emotionally connected to the girl, and he'd try to help her to leave ...
Plot: train, dog, fair, drug dealer, prisoner, police, on the road, false passport, jumping onto a train, rodeo, symbolism, orphanage ...
Place: belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.2
 132
Pestonjee (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Phirojshah (Naseeruddin Shah) and Pestonjee (Anupam Kher) are two close friends. They attempt to do everything together, and they hope that they will marry the same day as well. Unfortunately, both go to see the same young lady, Jeroo (Shabana ...
Plot: adultery, male friendship, happiness, dysfunctional marriage, extramarital affair, love triangle, infidelity, love, death, male female relationship, heart attack, loneliness ...
Time: 1930s
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Hambone and Hillie (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An elderly woman searches for her lost dog. Director Roy Watts' 1984 drama stars Lillian Gish, Timothy Bottoms, Candy Clark, O. J. Simpson, Alan Hale Jr. and Jack Carter.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: heroes, animal life, family relations, friends, adventure, golden years, friendship, dog, journey, dog hit by a car
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 111
Dakota (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brian and Jack were inseparable; now they barely speak. Their formerly close-knit group has all but disbanded in the wake of encroaching adulthood. But when Jack tries to hang himself from a plant hook while house-sitting, he inadvertently triggers ...
Plot: friendship, cigarette smoking, suicide attempt
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Best Pair of Legs in the Business (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Capitalising on his remarkable success in On the Buses, Reg Varney took on the contrasting role of a third-rate holiday camp entertainer dreaming of stardom in this mid-seventies comedy feature. Also starring fellow sitcom favourite Diana Coupland ...
Plot: drag, mini skirt, evil child, ridicule, caravan, cuckolded husband, cake, sexless marriage, balloon, transvestism, husband wife estrangement, boredom ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 179
Little Noises (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A struggling writer steals poems written by his mute friend to achieve fame and fortune.
Plot: mute, friendship, poetry, plagiarism
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Blue Tooth Virgin (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two writers must face a dilemma that is common to anyone who has ever had an artistic friend: what happens when you have to give feedback, and the news isn't good? Sam, an aspiring screenwriter, and David, a successful magazine editor, have ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, witty, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friendship, unsupportive friend, friends, best friends, filmmaking, writer's life, artists and showbiz, rivalry, lifestyle, innocence lost, ego clash, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: writer's life, friendship, redemption, family relations, alcohol abuse, single parent, vacation, hopes, artists and showbiz, misfit, disability, birthday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Good Heart (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Denmark, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Brian Cox stars as Jacques, the curmudgeonly owner of a gritty New York dive bar that serves as home to a motley assortment of professional drinkers. Jacques is determinedly drinking and smoking himself to death when he meets Lucas (Dano), a ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, bar, redemption, homeless, drifter, social misfits, misfit, friends, human nature, alcohol abuse, elderly, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 8.1
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My Friends (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Like in many other Monicelli movies, the main theme of Amici miei is friendship, seen from a rather bitter point of view. It tells the story of four middle-aged friends in Florence who organize together idle pranks (called zingarate, "gypsy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious, italian comedy
Plot: prank, friendship, joke, social relations, friends, architect, screwball, small town life, buddies, disorder, small town, male friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 383
Ben & Gunnar (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Ben and Gunnar meet during a carpool from Stockholm to Göteborg in the summer of 1995 where they are attending a concert with Bruce Springsteen at Ullevi.
Plot: rock concert, male friendship, beard, volkswagen beetle, friendship between men
Time: year 1990, year 1985
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Room for Romeo Brass (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two twelve-year-old boys, Romeo and Gavin, undergo an extraordinary test of character and friendship when Morell, a naive but eccentric and dangerous stranger, comes between them. Morell befriends with the two boys and later asks them to help him ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, psychological, touching
Plot: friendship, youth, dysfunctional family, working class, human nature, friends, family relations, family problems, teenage life, best friends, rejection, psychosis ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 867
Hustlers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The director Lauri Nurkse tells that Veijarit is a film about "arjensietokyvyttömyys" (= inability to tolerate everyday life) and about the Peter Pan complex. The main actor Mikko Leppilampi says it's about ...
Plot: neo-noir, aging, adulthood, love, bachelor, skinny dipping, falling in love, single, thirty something, partying, young adult, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Au secours, j'ai 30 ans ! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ils sont amis depuis l'enfance et se sont juré de toujours s'entraider. Ensemble, Kathy, Tara et Yann ont quitté leur île bretonne pour s'installer à Paris. Alors que Yann est heureux avec Alfredo, son compagnon, les deux filles ...
Plot: friendship, best friend, childhood friends, sex scene, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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It's Your Turn, Laura (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Une journée dans la vie d'un groupe de femmes qui se retrouvent chaque semaine depuis quinze ans dans la salle d'attente d'un médecin qui prétend arriver à les faire maigrir.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, talky, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, couples, love and romance, friends, family relations, society, eating disorder, gender, office, fight, prejudice, overweight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.7
 4K
Gigantics (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The Hamburg friends Walter, Ricco and Floyd take each day as it comes between the estates of tower blocks and fast food restaurants. All three are in their early twenties and are dreaming of another life when Floyd suddenly takes a job on a ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, soccer, best friends, urban, working class, buddies, friends, city life, romance, farewell, intensive care, rapper ...
Time: 90s
Place: hamburg germany, singapore, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.8
 193
Half a Person (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two close friends from Sudbury, Ontario take a road trip to Toronto that will change the nature of their relationship.
Plot: gay, best friend, road trip, on the road, friendship, coming of age, gay man has sex with a woman, friends who hate each other, homosexual
Place: ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 184
All Screwed Up (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of immigrants from the south of Italy live collectively in the Milano's suburbia in the 1974.
Plot: friendship, immigration, rape, worker
Place: milan italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
An American Summer (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this youthful drama, Tom, a 14- year-old who's parents have just divorced, is abruptly uprooted from his wealthy Chicago home and sent to the strange land of LA to live in the far-out beach bungalow of his aunt, an aging hippie still stuck ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: beach, coming of age, friendship, surfing, friends, custody, youth, family relations, teenage life, family life, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 971
Cas & Dylan (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dying Doctor, who plans to check out on his own terms, takes a reluctant detour when he inadvertently winds up on the lam with an 'anything-but-normal' 22-year-old girl.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: on the run, hospital, on the road, friendship, terminal illness, orphan, inventions and discoveries, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, introspection
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Month of Sundays (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Frank Mollard, divorced but still attached, can't move on and also can't sell a house in a property boom, much less connect with his teenage son. One night Frank gets a phone call from his mother. Nothing out of the ordinary there – ...
Plot: grief, midlife crisis, friendship, australian, real estate agent, mother son relationship
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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