Movies like Like Father, Like Son 1961

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Like Father, Like Son (1961)
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Like Father, Like Son (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a small-town football star, who defies society, morals and his God and gets into so much trouble that he is expelled from school. Told in flashbacks, usually in confession to the priest, Chris sets the tone early in the opening scene where he screams oaths before the altar and smashes a religious statue in a blind rage. Whether this is before or after a 14-year-old sexpot, Joan Meyers, corners him in the church choir-loft or when the parents of a pleasure-seeking rich girl, Tury by name, catch him in bed with Tury.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: teenager, depression, religion, football player, seduction, priest, jazz, church, nymphomaniac, exile, challenge, catholic church, high school student, choir, smoking, father son relationship, auction, lake, false accusation, juvenile delinquency, decadence, underage, confession, soccer coach, football team ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: wisconsin

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Most similar movies to Like Father, Like Son

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and sexy films with plots about kiss, teenager, love and romance, family relations, friendship, coming of age and father son relationship mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Like Father, Like Son: For the Very First Time (1991), A Soldier's Love Story (2010), The Wild McCullochs (1975), The Last Picture Show (1971), Adam & Eve (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
For the Very First Time (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teen-aged Catholic girl carries on a secret relationship.
Plot: catholic priest, teenager, priest, first sexual experience, drag racing, catholic, nun, jewish, religion
Time: 60s
Place: texas
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A Soldier's Love Story (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ten year old Jared Marshall's life crumbled down after his parents' divorce a year ago. Not only does his dad put his job first since, mother uproots him from Iowa by moving in with her ma so she can take a job in California. When ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, family relations, single parent, soldier, parents and children, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, absent father, single mother, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, bosnia, usa, europe
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87%
The Wild McCullochs (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story about the rich McCulloch Family, their overbearing father and the children's misguided blaming him for everything that doesn't go right.
Style: saga
Plot: domineering father, parent child relationship, food, family relations, first sex, nostalgia, car, friend, boss, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, dog ...
Time: 1940s, 50s
Place: southern usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Last Picture Show (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The coming of age of a youth named Sonny in a small Texas town in the 1950s.
Style: realistic, captivating, sentimental, thought provoking, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: graduation, coming of age, friendship, small town, jealousy, self discovery, american dream, older woman younger man relationship, high school prom, christmas, youth, innocence lost ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951, 70s
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Adam & Eve (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Adam is a dashing young priest who catches the eye of Eve. Adam is having trouble fighting his desires to be with his young pursuer, and before long, finds himself in a steamy affair with the woman. Homosexual dancer Jason can't hide his ...
Plot: sex with a priest, love triangle, priest, seduction, catholic schoolgirl, woman on top, choir, sex standing up
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Revival (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A secret love affair between a southern Baptist preacher and a young drifter challenges the equilibrium of a growing church.
Style: melancholic, psychological, sentimental, sexy, touching ...
Plot: religion, sex talk, gay, talking about love, gay interest, lgbtq, gay bashing, homosexual, gay lead character, guilt, church, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Blue is a teenage girl who lives with her Jazz playing father Ham. Ham gets very sick and dies, and now Blue must support herself somehow. Elle, the headmistress at a brothel, talks her into living and working at her establishment. She decides to ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, addiction, american football, bouncer, brothel, voyeurism, family life, love affair, destructive relationship, destiny, fall in love, on the road ...
Time: 50s, year 1958
Place: sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Immigrant (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1921 New York. an immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.
Style: serious, captivating, atmospheric, emotional, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: immigrants, prostitution, family relations, confession, quarantine, american dream, love affair, exploitation, performance, society, survival, forceful separation ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, poland, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Have Dreams, Will Travel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: West Texas, in the 1960's. A tale of two 12-year-olds who embark on an adventure to find new parents in order to escape their unhappy and emotionally unsatisfying family life.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, road movie ...
Plot: abusive father, friendship, child as adult, on the road, haunted by the past, adolescence vs adulthood, estrangement, leaving home, young heroes, hopes, starting over, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: arkansas, texas, virginia, baltimore, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Being Charlie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Charlie is a troublesome 18-year-old who breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic, but when he returns home to Los Angeles, he's given an intervention by his parents and forced to go to an adult rehab. There, he meets a beautiful but ...
Style: melancholic, touching, thought provoking, sentimental, sincere ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.8
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Amen (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
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Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: church, religious faith, society, priest, faith, belief in god, conflict, religious, religion, small village, village, competition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, first love, teenage love, friendship, high school life, teenage life, adolescence, teenager, suicide, shyness, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1991
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Words on Bathroom Walls (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story follows a student navigating high school life while living with paranoid schizophrenia and battling wild hallucinations. An experimental drug trial promises to help hide his illness from his peers and, most importantly, from the girl of ...
Style: realistic, touching
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: schizophrenia, teenage protagonist, teenager, catholic school, romantic relationship, lust, hearing voices, high school, diagnosis, hopes, life turned upside down, tutor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Overcome (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on the Conversion of Paul . Sara is at the top of her game. She has the chance to be chosen for an elite summer tennis program, but her hopes are dashed unexpectedly by the one person no one likes - Colton. Colton is at the bottom of life, ...
Style: christian film
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cruel Intentions (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Slaking a thirst for dangerous games, Kathryn challenges her stepbrother, Sebastian, to deflower their headmaster's daughter before the summer ends. If he succeeds, the prize is the chance to bed Kathryn. But if he loses, Kathryn will claim his ...
Style: sexual, romantic, cynical, sexy, clever ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A high schooler from suburbia gets in touch with her sexuality while working at a dingy movie theater in the city.
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Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Lifeguard (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A former valedictorian quits her reporter job in New York and returns to the place she last felt happy: her childhood home in Connecticut. She gets work as a lifeguard and starts a dangerous relationship with a troubled teenager.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: date night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Falls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Falls is a feature film about two missionaries that fall in love while on their mission. RJ travels to a small town in Oregon with Elder Merrill to serve their mission and teach the words of Joseph Smith. Living together and sharing the ...
Style: touching, captivating, sentimental, psychological, serious ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, missionary, religion, gays and lesbians, society, hopes, coming out, church, religious, romance, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, tense, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, forbidden love, basketball, small town life, romance, unrequited love, americana, teenage love, small town, repression, childhood sweetheart, young lovers ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 50s, 70s
Place: kansas, usa, new york, yale university, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Stripper (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An aging former movie starlet (Joanne Woodward) whose Hollywood career went nowhere, now reduced to dancing with a third-rate touring show, finds herself stranded in a small town where she's courted by an infatuated and naive local teenager ...
Plot: male female relationship, female protagonist, birthday present, adolescence, coming of age, boarder, magician, sexuality, grief, seduction, loss of husband, teen angst ...
Place: kansas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Sweet Dreams (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Turin, 1969. Nine-year-old Massimo’s idyllic childhood is shattered by the mysterious death of his mother. The young boy refuses to accept this brutal loss, even if the priest says she is now in Heaven. Years later in the 90s, adult Massimo has ...
Style: touching, suspense, suspenseful, tense, non-linear ...
Plot: mother love, death of mother, father son relationship, loss of mother, boy, mourning, motherhood, rave party, cosmology, missing mother, autobiography, war photographer ...
Time: 60s, 90s
Place: turin italy, sarajevo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 818
The Green (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Michael Gavin and his partner Daniel trade the rat race of New York City for the idyllic charm of the Connecticut shoreline, with hopes of a simpler life and time for Michael to finish his first novel. All that changes when one of Michael's ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Save Me (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A sex and drug addicted young man who is forced into a Christian-run ministry in an attempt to cure him of his "gay affliction", where instead he is faced with the truth in his heart and spirit.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: forbidden love, sex addict, self discovery, gender, society, love and romance, hopes, religions or cults, drug abuse, haunted by the past, gay, gay relationship ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
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December Boys (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: For many years, four teenage orphans at an Australian outback convent have watched their younger comrades find new parents, and realize that they may never be adopted. The Reverend Mother sends the four boys away on a seaside vacation, where they ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 2000s, 1930s ...
Place: australia, tasmania, south australia, england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Virgin Suicides (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.
Style: emotional, disturbing, atmospheric, thought provoking, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: suicide attempt, suicidal, coming of age, teenage life, first love, innocence lost, overbearing parent, suburban life, virginity, high school, suburbs, generation gap ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
One Summer Night (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Before heading off to college, an overthinking teenager asks out a former girlfriend in an effort to reconnect and hold on to his past.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, psychological, ambiguous ending
Plot: coming of age, introvert, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenager, first kiss, summer, old love, middle school, high school, nightlife, teenage life, introspection ...
Time: future
Place: virginia, usa, nebraska, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
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A Single Man (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: depression, gays and lesbians, gay, loneliness, broken heart, homosexual, tragic love, haunted by the past, older man younger man relationship, gay relationship, teacher student relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 1940s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, denver colorado, santa monica california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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: talky, serious, realistic, clever, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, prostitute, friendship, hanging, friends, couples, city life, teenage life, buddies, love and romance, society, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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33%
Raising Victor Vargas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film follows Victor, a Lower East Side teenager, as he deals with his eccentric family, including his strict grandmother, his bratty sister, and a younger brother who completely idolizes him. Along the way he tries to win the affections of Judy, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, harsh, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: teens, date night
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32%