27 Best Movies Like Paper Moon ...

27 Best Movies Like Paper Moon ...

If you liked this one , you will for sure love these too! In this list we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar premise to '', and are worth checking out.

1. Going in Style (1979)

1h 37m Action Comedy

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 are caught, what could happen to three old men?

2. Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)

1h 41m Family Comedy Drama

The Great Depression hits home for nine year old Kit Kittredge when her dad loses his business and leaves to find work. Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin stars as Kit, leading a splendid cast in the first ever "American Girl" theatrical movie. In order to keep their home, Kit and her mother must take in boarders - paying house - guests who turn out to be full of fascinating stories. When mother's lockbox containing all their money is stolen, Kit's new hobo friend Will is the prime suspect. Kit refuses to believe that Will would steal, and her efforts to sniff out the real story get her and friends into big trouble. The police say the robbery was an inside job, committed by someone they know. So if it wasn't Will, then who did it.

3. Housekeeping (1987)

1h 56m Comedy Drama

In the Pacific Northwest during the 1950s, two young sisters whose mother has abandoned them wind up living with their Aunt Sylvie, whose views of the world and its conventions don't quite live up to most people's expectations.

4. Fandango (1985)

1h 31m Comedy Drama

Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.

5. Bustin' Loose (1981)

1h 34m Comedy Adventure Drama

After ex-con Joe Braxton violates his probation he is given a second chance, all he has to do is drive a group of special kids across the country.

6. The Sting (1973)

2h 9m Comedy Crime Drama

Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.

7. Smoke Signals (1998)

1h 29m Drama Comedy

Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by Arnold. Arnold soon left his family, and Victor hasn't seen his father for 10 years. When Victor hears Arnold has died, Thomas offers him funding for the trip to get Arnold's remains

8. The Banger Sisters (2002)

1h 38m Comedy Drama

In the late '60s, the self-proclaimed belles of the rock 'n' roll ball, rocked the worlds of every music legend whose pants they could take off -- and they have the pictures to prove it. But it's been more than two decades since the Banger Sisters earned their nickname -- or even laid eyes on each other. Their reunion is the collision of two women's worlds; one who's living in the past, and one who's hiding from it. Together they learn to live in the moment.

9. Roommates (1995)

1h 48m Drama Comedy

An elderly, yet young-at-heart man, moves in with his grandson, and both their lives turn upside-down.

10. The Grass Harp (1995)

1h 47m Comedy Drama Family

Based on the novel by Truman Capote, this often-witty coming-of-age drama looks at a young man growing up with an unusual family in the Deep South in the 1940s.

11. Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)

1h 55m Crime Comedy Action

With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.

12. The Four Seasons (1981)

1h 47m Comedy Drama Romance

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.

13. Faithful (1996)

1h 31m Comedy Crime Drama

A depressed housewife whose husband is having an affair contemplates suicide, but changes her mind when she faces death by a killer hired to do her in.

14. Bottle Rocket (1996)

1h 31m Comedy Crime Drama

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 somehow involves his former boss, the (supposedly) legendary Mr. Henry.

15. Anywhere But Here (1999)

1h 54m Drama Comedy Romance

In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When Adele decides to pack up and move the two of them from the Midwest to Beverly Hills, Calif., to pursue her dreams of Hollywood success, Ann grows frustrated with her mother's irresponsible and impulsive ways.

16. Pocketful of Miracles (1961)

17. Mystery Train (1989)

1h 46m Comedy

In Memphis, Tennessee, over the course of a single night, the Arcade Hotel, run by an eccentric night clerk and a clueless bellboy, is visited by a young Japanese couple traveling in search of the roots of rock; an Italian woman in mourning who stumbles upon a fleeing charlatan girl; and a comical trio of accidental thieves looking for a place to hide.

18. What&`s Up, Doc? (1972)

19. Full Grown Men (2006)

1h 18m Comedy Drama

A man stuck in the reveries of his youth tracks down the boyhood friend he once tormented, only to find that simpler times were more complicated than he thought.

20. Bonneville (2006)

21. Curly Sue (1991)

1h 41m Comedy Drama Family Romance

Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she backed her Mercedes into Bill, they're only hoping for a free meal. But Grey is touched, and over the objections of her snotty fiancé.

22. Crooklyn (1994)

1h 55m Comedy Drama

From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.

23. Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)

1h 46m Comedy Drama Family

A girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father. There, she adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie. The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small Florida town and heals her own troubled relationship with her father.

24. About Schmidt (2002)

2h 5m Drama Comedy

66-year-old Warren Schmidt is a retired insurance salesman and has no particular plans other than to drive around in the motor home his wife insisted they buy. He's not altogether bitter, but not happy either, as everything his wife does annoys him, and he disapproves of the man his daughter is about to marry. When his wife suddenly dies, he sets out to postpone the imminent marriage of his daughter to a man he doesn't like, while coping with discoveries about his late wife and himself in the process.

25. The Guilt Trip (2012)

1h 35m Comedy

An inventor and his mom hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention.

26. Dirty Girl (2010)

1h 30m Drama Comedy

When Danielle is banished to special education because of her misbehavior, she joins Clarke on a road trip to discover themselves.

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