Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)

Movies like Sometimes a Great Notion (1971).

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Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
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Prince of Central Park (2000)

Prince of Central Park (2000) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: Kathleen Turner, Danny Aiello, Cathy Moriarty, Frankie Nasso
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

12-year-old J. J. Somerled (Frankie Nasso) runs away because his mother died and he has been placed in the care of an abusive foster mother.
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Small Time (2014)

Small Time (2014) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: Christopher Meloni, Devon Bostick, Dean Norris, Bridget Moynahan
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Drama

Small Time is a 2014 American comedy film written and directed by Joel Surnow.
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Harry & Son (1984)

Harry & Son (1984) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: Paul Newman, Robby Benson, Ellen Barkin, Wilford Brimley
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Drama

Widower Harry Keach is a construction worker in Southern Florida who was raised to appreciate the importance of working for a living.
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Mississippi Damned (2009)

Mississippi Damned (2009) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: Adam Clark, Malcolm Goodwin, Michael Hyatt, Malcolm David Kelley
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Drama

Taking place in 1986 and 1998 and based on a true story, three poor black kids in rural Mississippi reap the consequences of their family's cycle of abuse, addiction, and violence.
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The Horsemen (1971)

The Horsemen (1971) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: Omar Sharif, Leigh Taylor-Young, Jack Palance, Peter Jeffrey
Duration: 1h 49mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

Uraz (Omar Sharif), the son of Tursen (Jack Palance), the stable master and retired buzkashi player for a feudal lord, is a master horseman who lives by a primitive code of honor.
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White Irish Drinkers (2010)

White Irish Drinkers (2010) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Genres: Drama

White Irish Drinkers is a 2010 American drama film written and directed by John Gray and starring Nick Thurston and Geoffrey Wigdor.
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Vigilante Force (1976)

Vigilante Force (1976) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Victoria Principal, Bernadette Peters
Duration: 1h 29mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Crime

A small California town is overrun with unruly and rowdy behavior from oil-field workers.
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Multiple Sarcasms (2010)

Multiple Sarcasms (2010) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: Timothy Hutton, Mira Sorvino, Dana Delany, Mario Van Peebles
Duration: 1h 37mins
Genres: Drama

Gabriel (Timothy Hutton) is a man who, on the surface, has a perfect life: successful career as an architect, a beautiful wife, and a devoted young daughter.
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Good Time Max (2007)

Good Time Max (2007) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: James Franco, Vince Jolivette, Wilmer Calderon, Trip Hope
Duration: 1h 19mins
Genres: Drama

Two genius brothers grow up and grow apart as one becomes a successful surgeon and the other pursues a drug-fueled high life.
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Disappearances (2006)

Disappearances (2006) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: Kris Kristofferson, Charlie McDermott, Gary Farmer, William Sanderson
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

Quebec Bill Bonhomme is a hardy schemer and dreamer, who, desperate to raise money to preserve his endangered herd through the rapidly approaching winter, resorts to whiskey-smuggling, a traditional family occupation.
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Exit Marrakech (2013)

Exit Marrakech (2013) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: Ulrich Tukur, Samuel Schneider, Hafsia Herzi, Marie-Lou Sellem
Duration: 2h 3mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama

Exit Marrakech is a 2013 German drama film written and directed by Caroline Link.
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Brawler (2011)

Brawler (2011) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: Nathan Grubbs, Marc Senter, Bryan Batt, Michael Bowen
Duration: 1h 24mins
Genres: Action, Drama

In New Orleans, the Fontaine family name echoes the streets within both the traditional boxing community and the illegal underground fight world.
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Children of Invention (2009)

Children of Invention (2009) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: Cindy Cheung, Michael Chen, Crystal Chiu, Stephen Gevedon
Duration: 1h 26mins
Genres: Drama

The first half of the movie centers around Elaine Cheng (played by Cindy Cheung), a single mother and immigrant living in the Boston suburbs, and the life she provides for her two children (played by Michael Chen and Crystal Chiu).
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Carry on Abroad (1972)

Carry on Abroad (1972) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Comedy

The film opens with pub landlord and frequent holidaymaker Vic Flange (Sid James) openly flirting with the sassy saucepot widow Sadie Tompkins (Barbara Windsor) as his battleaxe wife, Cora (Joan Sims), looks on with disdain.
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A Delicate Balance (1973)

A Delicate Balance (1973) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Scofield, Lee Remick, Kate Reid
Duration: 2h 13mins
Genres: Drama

The film spans three days in the life of Agnes and Tobias, an upper middle class couple who share their comfortable suburban Connecticut home with Agnes' acerbic alcoholic sister Claire.
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The War at Home (1996)

The War at Home (1996) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kathy Bates, Martin Sheen, Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Duration: 2h 3mins
Genres: Drama

Jeremy Collier is a returning Vietnam War hero whose experiences leave him unable to adjust to the quiet realities of small town life.
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Blood Ties (2013)

Blood Ties (2013) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: Clive Owen, Marion Cotillard, Billy Crudup, Mila Kunis
Duration: 2h 7mins
Genres: Action, Crime, Drama

In 1974, Chris (Clive Owen) is released from prison after serving twelve years for murdering a rapist and killer he caught in the act.
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...and Your Name Is Jonah (1979)

...and Your Name Is Jonah (1979) - Movies Similar to Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Starring: Sally Struthers, James Woods, Randee Heller, Titos Vandis
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Drama

A couple whose son had been diagnosed as intellectually disabled, and was institutionalized, are shocked to discover that the diagnosis was wrong, and that their son is deaf, not intellectually disabled.
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