Movies like Sparkles Tavern

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Sparkles Tavern (1985)
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Sparkles Tavern (1985)
Original name: Sparkle's Tavern
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A brother and sister who run a bordello worry that their conservative mother will find out what they do for a living. But all of their worlds are rocked when a mysterious magic man unexpectedly arrives at their mother's door.
Plot: gay, fight, cowboy, magic, family relations, singing, oral sex, orgasm, father son relationship, blackmail, mother daughter relationship, bar, desire, bar fight, bar brawl

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Most similar movies to Sparkles Tavern

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, father son relationship, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, couples, husband wife relationship and gay mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Sparkles Tavern: Mandorla (2015), My Brother's Shoes (2015), Delivering Milo (2001), Helicopter Mom (2014), The Thing About My Folks (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 14
Mandorla (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The only journey is the one within. Mandorla explores a man's search for a meaningful life despite conflicts between his inner and outer worlds. Ernesto is a visual artist and seeker stuck in a corporate job, who is drawn by dark magical ...
Style: spiritual
Plot: family relations, magic, imagination, father daughter relationship, cafe, airport, taxi, reality, absinthe, bank, bridge, knight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
My Brother's Shoes (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: My Brother's Shoes - one zany comedy when brothers - one gay and one straight - magically switch places! A full feature film production of R&R Stage and Screen, LLC. Family is everything - but just how far will these two brothers go?
Style: entertaining, humorous, captivating, funny, light
Plot: body swapping, brother brother relationship, brothers, gay, bartender, wig, gay interest, problem solving, family relations, new life, brother, money problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Delivering Milo (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, captivating, offbeat
Plot: guardian angel, family relations, pregnancy, angel, ghost, redemption, family life, hopes, death, tour guide, hospital, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Helicopter Mom (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Maggie Cooper thinks it would be really cool if her son Lloyd were gay. So cool, in fact, that she outs him to the entire school.
Style: funny, light, feel good, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: gay, domineering mother, humiliation, parents and children, mother son relationship, deception, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, family relations, fall in love, humour, con trick ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, semi serious ...
Plot: golden years, father son relationship, family relations, on the road, parents and children, self discovery, love and romance, husband wife relationship, adventure, escapades, couples, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.3
 346
Harvey (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An unlikely hero, Elwood P. Dowd. This mild-mannered-but-eccentric bachelor has, for several years, happily kept company with Harvey, a six-foot-tall rabbit that only he can see. All's well until Elwood's social-climbing sister, Veta, and ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, rabbit, wrongfully committed, misfit, chase, best friends, friends, invisibility, family relations, sanitarium, garden party, drunkenness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Love and Something Like It (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Dan tragically loses his loving wife while only in his late 50s, then goes through the dilemma of finding "true love" again. It's a challenging journey, but he soon learns his life will change in ways he wasn't prepared for, with ...
Plot: car dealer, father son relationship, dating, government agency, dominatrix, cowboy, bar, waitress, sex, car salesman
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.8
 10K
Other People (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: David, a struggling comedy writer fresh off from breaking up with his boyfriend, moves from New York City to Sacramento to help his sick mother. Living with his conservative father and much-younger sisters for the first time in ten years, he feels ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, humorous
Plot: terminal illness, chemotherapy, gay, misfit, social awkwardness, dying, friendship, internet dating, alienation, gay son, death, death of mother ...
Place: new york, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, miraculous event, soccer, childbirth, parents and children, child birth, couple relations, sport, desire, family, family values, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Speech & Debate (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Frustrated by the hypocrisy they see in their parents, teachers, and the entire school board, an unlikely trio set out to find a common truth and make their voices heard as they revive a defunct school club and take on the world.
Plot: competition, road trip, gay teenager, father son relationship, high school teacher, swimming pool, teenage boy, speech, mirror, debate, teenage girl, motel room ...
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
 79
Hunky Dory (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A glam rock dilettante's life takes a dramatic turn when his ex unexpectedly drops their 11-year-old son off for the week.
Style: lgbt cinema, gay cinema, tense, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: father son relationship, gay interest, gay, gay protagonist, gay lead character, abandoned by mother, drug use, gay father, baby, single father, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Toto the Hero (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thomas and Alfred were born around the same time; a fire in the nursery had nurses scrambling to save the newborns. Because he felt that he deserved Alfred's good fortune at being born into a wealthy family, Thomas conceives the idea that he ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sentimental
Plot: aging, family relations, childhood, social differences, human nature, siblings relations, haunted by the past, couple relations, youth, coming of age, love and romance, golden years ...
Time: 90s, future, near future
Place: germany, europe, egypt, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 4K
Landline (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A teenager living with her sister and parents in Manhattan during the 1990s discovers that her father is having an affair.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, family problems, escapades, infidelity, teenager, self discovery, happy ending, deception, life turned upside down, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, year 1995, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 2K
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, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, parents and children, americana, social differences, social relations, love and romance, save the day, youth, family relations, father son relationship, working class ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Bernard and the Genie (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Bernard Bottle, a mild mannered art buyer, is fired by his greedy boss, abandoned by his girlfriend and discovers a genie in an old bottle. The genie immediately embraces the modern world and helps Bernard on the side.
Style: feel good, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: genie, desire, christmas, fish out of water, hopes, adventure, misfit, wedding, down on your luck, unemployment, wish come true, family relations ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 27K
Drop Dead Fred (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Elizabeth returns to her mother's home after her marriage breaks up, she recreates her imaginary childhood friend, Fred, to escape from the trauma of losing her husband and her job. In between the chaos and mayhem that Fred creates, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, surreal, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Family Thanksgiving (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A successful lawyer gets to see how her life would have turned out if she would have made other choices in life.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: starting over, road not taken, family gatherings, workplace, eccentric family, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, couples, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 46K
Parenthood (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the ...
Style: touching, humorous, melancholic, emotional, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.1
 410
Leather (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Birch, a young man living in the Catskill Mountains, reunites with his childhood friend from the city, Andrew.
Plot: gay, mountain man, father son relationship, male nudity, beard, childhood friend, gay sex, skinny dipping, urination, gay kiss, homosexual, homosexual sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 24K
Georgia Rule (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Georgia Rule follows a rebellious, uncontrollable teenager who is hauled off by her dysfunctional mother to spend the summer with her grandmother. Her journey will lead all three women to revelations of buried family secrets and an understanding ...
Style: sincere, realistic, sentimental, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family problems, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family relations, teenager, small town, confession, redemption, generation gap, uncontrollable, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, usa, san francisco, salt lake city utah, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Men Next Door (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is a fast-paced comedy about a 40-year-old gay man who finds himself dating two equally lovable men - a secure 50-year-old who came out later in life, and an adventurous 30-year-old who wasn't looking for a relationship. What he ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: gay, couples, gay relationship, family relations, love and romance, love triangle, older man younger man relationship, father son relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, thirtysomething life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Sum of Us (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "The Sum of Us" is an Aussie story about a father and a son both searching for love and sharing an unconventional bond. Harry, the father, is the caring and open-minded "mate" that borders on annoyance. His son Jeff ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: gay, father son relationship, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, looking for love, love and romance, acceptance, family relations, gay son, widower, breaking the fourth wall, single father ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Battling for Baby (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two childhood friends who have since become fierce rivals are forced to make nice when their children marry. But the feud reignites when a bundle of joy arrives, and the feisty grandmothers vie for baby-tending duties when the new mom goes back to ...
Plot: parent child relationship, reconciliation, parenthood, estrangement, mother daughter relationship, friendship, reunion, childbirth, family relations, baby, dysfunctional family, pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Looking: The Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Patrick returns to San Francisco for the first time in almost a year to celebrate a momentous event with his old friends. In the process, he must face the unresolved relationships he left behind and make difficult choices about what’s important to ...
Style: light, feel good, unusual plot structure, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: gay, love, gay marriage, nightlife, friendship, lgbt, romance, one night stand, ex lover, group of friends, friendship between men, gay club ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Chronically Metropolitan (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A cynical and clever coming of age film about first time novelist Fenton Dillane, who, unannounced returns to New York City to confront his family, his ex- girlfriend and a few lingering childhood fears.
Plot: bare breasts, male nudity, male objectification, topless woman, clothed male naked female, awkward situation, cmnf, car accident, exhibitionist, family relations, writers, butt naked ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Distant Neighbourhood (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Thomas, a father in his fifties, returns by chance to the town where he grew up. He collapses and wakes up forty years earlier in the body of his teenage self. Thrown back into his past, Thomas will not only have to re-live his first love, but also ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, psychological, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Plot: changing the past or future, family relations, love and romance, hopes, parents and children, small town, teenage life, adult as child, father son relationship, past life, sent to the past, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 174
The Shadow Box (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Over the course of a day in a California hospice, three terminally ill patients are observed with their families reflecting on life and death. Adapted for television from the award-winning play by Michael Cristofer.
Plot: love, wheelchair, letter, husband wife relationship, homosexual, cancer, marriage, father son relationship, gay, terminal illness, hospice, long lost daughter ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Overbrook Brothers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Road movie about two brothers who drive to Texas to find out the truth behind their parents.
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, emotional, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, adoption, family problems, siblings relations, on the road, road trip, brother brother conflict, family secret, father son relationship, secret, sibling rivalry, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, austin texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.7
 548
The Nutt House (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two identical twins, separated since infancy, meet after 30 years causing a series of mistaken identity and crisis for all involved.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: mistaken identity, family relations, track down, eccentric family, family life, reunion, switching roles, social differences, siblings relations, mental illness, disorder, partners ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 10K
Premature (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the most important day of his young life, a high school senior is forced to relive his failed attempt at losing his virginity over and over again, until he gets it right.
Style: teen sex comedy, feel good, humorous, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: first sex, virginity, platonic, love and romance, loss of virginity, sexual dysfunction, looking for sex, teenage love, changing the past or future, friendship, high school life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%